Hanks' Balanced Salt Solution (HBSS) is used for a variety of cell culture applications, such as washing cells before dissociation, transporting cells or tissue samples, diluting cells for counting, and preparing reagents. Formulations with calcium and magnesium are generally used as transport media, or for reagent preparation. Concentrated forms of Gibco® HBSS require sodium bicarbonate addition, pH adjustment, and filtration at the time of preparation (see protocol for details).
cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System Gibco® HBSS is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility, located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards. For supply chain continuity, we offer an identical Gibco® HBSS product made in our Scotland facility (14065-049). This facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.
For In Vitro Diagnostic Use. For Research Use Only in China.
For Use With (Application)
Variety of Cell Culture Applications; Such as Washing Cells Before Dissociation; Transporting Cells or Tissue Samples; Diluting Cells for Counting And Preparing Reagents
Hank's Balanced Salt
4.4 to 4.7
2700 - 3070 mOsm/kg
Phenol Red Indicator
No Phenol Red
4.4 - 4.7
Sodium Pyruvate Additive
No Sodium Pyruvate
Contents & Storage
Storage conditions: 15°C to 30°C Shipping conditions: Room temperature Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture