This product is manufactured in our Grand Island, US facility and is intended for sale in North America, Latin America, and the Asia/Pacific region—higher freight charges will apply to orders shipped elsewhere. An equivalent product, manufactured in Paisley, Scotland, is recommended for our customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. Click to view.

PBS, pH 7.4 This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number: 10010023

Gibco™  Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture

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PBS (phosphate buffered saline) is a balanced salt solution used for a variety of cell culture applications, such as washing cells before dissociation, transporting cells or tissue, diluting cells for counting, and preparing reagents. PBS is formulated without calcium and magnesium for rinsing chelators from the culture before cell dissociation. We offer a variety of PBS formulations for a range of cell culture applications. Find the right formulation using the media selector tool.

This PBS is manufactured as follows:
• Calcium
• Magnesium
• Phenol Red

The complete formulation is available.

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
PBS is manufactured at a cGMP-compliant facility located in Paisley, Scotland, UK. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard. For supply chain continuity, we offer an identical PBS product made in our Grand Island facility (20012-050). This facility is also registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and certified to the ISO 13485 standards.


Concentrated: 1 X
pH: pH 7.4
Inorganic Salts: No Calcium, No Magnesium
Form: Liquid
pH Range: 7.3 - 7.5
Osmolality: 280 - 315 mOsm/kg
Product Size: 500 mL
Classification: Animal Origin-Free
Phenol Red Indicator: No Phenol Red
Sodium Pyruvate Additive: No Sodium Pyruvate
Green Features: Fewer resources used, Less waste
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 15°C to 30°C
Shipping conditions: Room temperature
Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture

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