Premium fetal bovine serum (FBS)

Fetal bovine serum (FBS) for more stringent applications

Premium FBS offers the least risk of BSE and lower viral risk. These products meet USP/EP guidelines with up to 90 harmonized quality specification tests that include EMA virus testing, USP/EP mycoplasma, endotoxin, performance, biochemical/hormonal profiling, and Oritain™ fingerprinting. Manufactured using triple 0.1 micron filtration.

Product specifications
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Endotoxin ≤5 EU/mL      
Performance (growth)       
9CFR virus testing       
EMA virus testing (selected lots only)       
Biochemical/hormonal profiling       
Total protein (30–45 mg/mL)       
Hemoglobin  ≤30 mg/dL ≤30 mg/dL ≤15 mg/dL
pH (7.0–8.0)       
Osmolality (280–340 mOsm/kgH20)       
Fingerprinting technology (origin confirmation)       
Origin Australia New Zealand United States
Base Cat. Nos. 10099, 10100 10091, 10093 16000, 10082, A31604, A38400
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  = testing is performed.
Gamma-irradiated Premium FBS is available upon request.

For research use or further manufacturing use only. Serum and blood proteins are not for direct administration into humans or animals.