Quality, performance, consistency and customized solutions are essential to the success of our bioproduction customers. Gibco® serum has earned the trust of customers around the world through its superior quality, proven reliability, traceability, and award-winning support. With over 40 years of serum operations in New Zealand, Australia and USA, Gibco® serum helps meet biopharmaceutical manufacturing requirements.

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  • Vertically integrated manufacturing process (“finish at source”) to offer highest level of traceability and quality
  • cGMP complaint manufacturing process
  • ISO certified, and processed in FDA registered facilities
  • Customization and best-in-class technical & analytical support
  • International Serum Industry Association (ISIA) traceability certified
    • First global Cell Culture company to be certified
  • Processed to minimize risk of viral contamination
    • Exclusive proprietary screening for BVDV at collection (FBS) in Australia & New Zealand
    • Validated in house virus testing capabilities per EU guidelines
Gibco® Fetal Bovine Serum

One of the largest serum suppliers with highest quality from BSE-negligible risk regions (Australia, New Zealand & USA) for cell culture in biopharmaceuticals manufacturing

Which Gibco® fetal bovine serum is right for you?
Gibco® serum category Standard Performance Performance Plus Secure
 
  • Sera for cell culture with robust cell lines
  • Best value for basic research
  • Sera sourced from BSE-free regions for applications requiring low risk
  • Low endotoxin sera for general cell culture with common cell lines
  • Preferred by Bioproduction customers
  • Sera sourced from BSE-free regions for applications requiring low risk
  • Lowest endotoxin for a broad range of cell types, especially sensitive cell lines
  • Preferred by Bioproduction customers
  • Sera sourced from BSE-free regions for applications requiring low risk
  • Can be gamma irradiated upon request to comply with EU and US regulations and guidelines
  • Preferred by Bioproduction customers requiring lowest BVDV risk
Origin FBS Qualified, USDA approved origins, Canada, South America FBS Qualified, US FBS Certified, US
  • FBS Qualified, AUS origin
  • FBS Qualified, NZ origin
Endotoxin Specification ≤50 EU/mL ≤10 EU/mL ≤5 EU/mL ≤10 EU/mL
Quality and performance Testing (Gamma irradiated upon request) Performance, Mycoplasma,
Virus, and Endotoxin tested
Performance, Mycoplasma,
Virus, and Endotoxin tested
Performance, Mycoplasma,
Virus, and Endotoxin tested
Performance, Mycoplasma,
Virus, and Endotoxin tested plus exclusive screening for BVDV at collection
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Serum from Other Animals

New Born Calf, Donor Bovine, Adult Bovine, Porcine, Donor Horse, Lamb, Goat, Chicken — Other Animal Serum 100% sourced and produced exclusively in New Zealand.

Minimizing viral risk is critical when selecting serum for biomanufacturing processes and diagnostic applications. There’s no safer region for sourcing low-risk, high quality animal sera than New Zealand: New Zealand’s stringent agricultural regulations and biosecurity border control measures help ensure the country is kept free of many animal diseases and infections. A team of process and quality engineers are ready to customize serum products according to your requirements.

For the high level of confidence you require for sera-based processes, select Gibco® sera from New Zealand. Learn more