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Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO 1×

sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture




Quality Level




cell culture | mammalian: suitable
cryopreservation: suitable


endotoxin, tested

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.


General description

Cell freezing or cryopreservation of cell culture is a routine process. It is essential to maintain the cellular integrity during storage. Majorly used cryoprotectants include glycerol, ethylene glycol and dimethyl sulfoxide(DMSO).


Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO 1× has been used in the cryopreservation of human embryonic kidney HEK293 CNR2 cells, blood mononuclear cells and prostate cancer cells.

Other Notes

Complete ready-to-use medium. Proprietary formulation with Minimum Essential Medium, dimethyl sulfoxide, calf serum and fetal bovine serum.

Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  4. What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?

    Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS.To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product. 

  5. How much DMSO is present in Product C6164, Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO?

    The DMSO is at a 10% concentration.

  6. Does Product C6164, Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO, contain heat-inactivated serum? 

    No, the serum in this cell freezing media is not heat-inactivated.

  7. Is there insulin in Product C6164, Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO?

    No, there is no added insulin in this product.  There may be traces of insulin from the serum used in this product.

  8. Is it ok to sterile filter Product C6164, Cell Freezing Medium-DMSO?

    Product No. C6164 is sterile-filtered.  If the sterility of the product has been compromised, it can be re-filtered.

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