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Trypan Blue Solution, 0.4% This product, and/or its packaging, incorporates one or more environmental/green features. Click on this icon to learn more.

Catalog number:  15250061

Related applications:

Cell Counting, Viability, & Cryopreservation

| Mammalian Cell Culture

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Trypan Blue Solution, 0.4%, is routinely used as a cell stain to assess cell viability using the dye exclusion test. This test is often performed while counting cells with the hemocytometer during routine subculturing, but can be performed any time cell viability needs to be determined quickly and accurately. The dye exclusion test is based upon the concept that viable cells do not take up impermeable dyes (like Trypan Blue), but dead cells are permeable and take up the dye.

cGMP manufacturing and quality system
Trypan Blue Solution 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 Research Use Only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.


Concentration: 0.004
Product Type: Stain
Color: Blue
Detection Method: Colorimetric
For Use With (Equipment): Light Microscope
Label or Dye: Trypan Blue
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature
Sub Cellular Localization: Cytoplasm & Cytosol
Form: Liquid
Shelf Life: 36 Months
Green Features: Sustainable packaging
Reagent Type: Trypan Blue
Cell Type: Mammalian
Solution Type: Trypan Blue

Contents & storage

Storage conditions: 15 – 30°C
Shipping conditions: Ambient
Shelf life: 36 months from date of manufacture