GIBCO® universal bags offer flexible packaging that allows you to integrate a single-use, disposable large volume media container with a wide variety of automated cell culture instruments, disposable bioreactor systems, and sterile connection processes, without the need for costly customization.

  • Designed to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Easily integrated with automated systems
  • Stocked and ready when you need them

Flexible and versatile design

GIBCO® universal bags are available with multiple mechanical connection methods that offer:

  • Four-port design flexibility (Figure 1)
    (1) female-threaded luer
    (2) blood spike
    (3) male-threaded luer
    (4) MPC™ quick connect.
  • Media transfer system versatility – closed system maintained by utilizing three pre-connected C-Flex® tubing transfer lines
  • Greater flow rate flexibility through a variety of tubing sizes:
    1/8”x 1/4” (3.2mm x 6.4mm)
    3/16” x 5/16” (4.8mm x 7.9 mm)
    3/8” x 5/8” (9.5mm x 15.9mm) [ID x OD])
  • Compatibility with the most commonly used thermoplastic tubing for sterile and aseptic connection devices
  • Translucent, animal-origin-free film
  • Extra long, 40” workable tubing lengths
Four Port Gibco Universal Bag

Figure 1.  Four-port design
Technical information for the GIBCO® PE film

Review the film validation testing methods, physical properties, gas transmission rates, construction details and stability data for the GIBCO® PE film.


Design your own custom solution
Invitrogen’s knowledgeable packaging experts and technical specialists are ready
to assist you in:

  • Designing your own custom media bags
  • Achieving efficient, on-site processing capabilities
  • Getting the technical assistance you need, when you need it