Now is the time to switch to quality, plastic labware.
Top 10 reasons to break the glass habit
10 They’re shatterproof
9 They’re light
8 They have smooth edges
7 You can stop wasting money
6 There is an app for that
5 There are no leaky reagent bottles
4 They offer a greener solution
3 They're less costly
2 You get lower shipping costs
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More reasons to help you break the glass habit
- Nalgene labware is made from only clean lab quality plastic resins.
- Nalgene labware doesn't use cheap commodity plastics or unnecessary additives.
- Nalgene labware yields dependably lower levels of leachables and extractables.
- Nalgene labware comes with complete validation support.
- Nalgene labware is durable, and bottles are leakproof,
- Nalgene Technical Support is on hand to assist with technical questions.
Trace levels show plastic is cleaner
*NOTE: Values listed in the chart above represent typical contents for major constituents. Various grades of plastics may vary from these values. Additional data on trace elements associated with plastics can be found in: Selection and Cleaning of Plastic Containers for Storage of Trace Element Samples, John R. Moody and Richard Lindstrom, ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, Vol. 49, Page 2264, December 1977.
As the chart “Summary of Average Element Content of Plastics and Borosilicate Glass” shows, for most trace metal analysis, plastic is generally “cleaner” or less contaminated than glass. However, plastic does contain trace levels of certain metals.
Why are Nalgene bottles leakproof? It's in the design.
Nalgene bottles are available in a variety of weights and packaging configurations to accommodate a broad range of applications, budgets and scales of use. Choose a lightweight bottle for light-duty solutions, or a standard weight bottle for more critical containment. Start with small quantity lab packs and scale up to bulk packed production bottles without changing plastics.
Handle lab chemicals safely.
Prevent chemical accidents in the lab. Bottles are pre-labeled with chemical identification and safe handling information following the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) specifications as applicable to secondary laboratory containers. Choose from Nalgene™ Right-to-Understand LDPE or FEP Wash Bottles.
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California Proposition 65 Warning: Products manufactured with polycarbonate (PC), polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polyethylene terephthalate glycol (PETG) or polystyrene (PS) contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.