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 96 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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United States
Endotoxin ≤1 EU/mL ≤5 EU/mL ≤5 EU/mL ≤5 EU/mL
Performance (growth)   *      
9CFR virus testing         
EMA virus testing (selected lots only)         
Biochemical/hormonal profiling         
Total protein (30–45 mg/mL)         
Hemoglobin  ≤15 mg/dL ≤30 mg/dL ≤30 mg/dL ≤15 mg/dL
pH (7.0–8.0)         
Osmolality (280–340 mOsm/kgH20)         
Fingerprinting technology (origin confirmation)         
Quality tests per batch 96 90 90 90
Origin United States, Australia, or New Zealand (refer to CoA for specific origin) Australia New Zealand United States
Base Cat. Nos. A4766 10099, 10100 10091, 10093 16000, 10082, A31604, A38400
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  = testing is performed.
* Additional cell culture proliferation assessment, using 6 widely used cell lines.
† Currently only available in 500 mL bottle.
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.