DPBS, powder, no calcium, no magnesium

Catalog number: 21600069

Gibco™  Related applications: Mammalian Cell Culture

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Dulbecco's Phosphate-Buffered Saline (DPBS) 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. Formulations without calcium and magnesium are required for rinsing chelators from the culture before cell dissociation. We offer a variety of Gibco® DPBS formulations for a range of cell culture applications. Find the right formulation using the media selector tool.

This DPBS is modified as follows:

• Calcium
• Magnesium
• Phenol Red

The complete formulation is available.

Product Intended Use
For in vitro diagnostic use. CAUTION: Not for human or animal therapeutic use. Uses other than the intended use may be a violation of local law.

cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® DPBS 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.

Powder forms of Gibco® cell culture medium require sodium bicarbonate supplementation, pH adjustment, and filtration at the time of preparation (see protocol for details).

“This reagent is classified as a medical device in several countries. If it is not regulated as a medical device in specific region, it should be used for laboratory use only.”


Form: Powder
Inorganic Salts: No Calcium, No Magnesium
Phenol Red Indicator: No Phenol Red
pH Range: 7.2 - 7.7
Osmolality: 265 - 310 mOsm/kg
Product Size: 10 L
Classification: Animal Origin-Free
Sodium Pyruvate Additive: No Sodium Pyruvate
Shipping Condition: Room Temperature

Contents & storage

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


Manuals & protocols

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