Balanced salt solutions

Maintaining balance in your cell cultures

Balanced salt solutions can provide an environment that maintains the structural and physiological integrity of cells in vitro. 

All Gibco balanced salt solutions are manufactured in state-of-the-art cGMP, ISO certified facilities to ensure the highest quality and consistency for reproducible results every day. Tests include osmolality, pH, stability, the absence of bacterial and fungal contamination and endotoxin tests. All powdered balanced salt solutions are produced without sodium bicarbonate to increase stability.


Find the information you need for successful cell culture—including application notes, videos & webinars, and the Gibco Education virtual labs—in the Cell Culture & Transfection Learning Center.


Find tips, troubleshooting help, and resources for your cell culture workflow in the Cell Culture &Transfection Support Center.