Merck

Biorepository & Storage

Storage

We understand the importance of storing precious materials which why we recommend split-site storage. Our cGMP facilities in Singapore; Rockville, Maryland, U.S.; and in Stirling, Scotland are designed for safe storage with state-of-the-art equipment to keep your material safe.

We ensure safe storage of various sample types including:

  • Serum
  • Plasma
  • Viral stocks
  • Eukaryotic cells
  • Prokaryotic cells

We offer both long-term and short-term storage in conditions of your choice:

  • Liquid Nitrogen Vapor Storage
  • Ultra Cold (-80 °C) Storage
  • -30 °C, 2-8 C, Ambient

We maintain robust processes to keep your material safe:

  • 24/7 emergency call out & alarm monitoring system
  • Secure access via key cards & cipher locks
  • Extensive back-up generator systems and units
  • All banks certified free of mycoplasma & tested for sterility

We provide continuous sample tracking, domestic and international shipping, and temperature monitoring during sample transmit to ensure the safe delivery of your material.


Storing your cell and virus banks with ease and confidence

Our Biorepository’s main function is to fulfill the need of long-term storage. We offer shorter-term storage for your cell and virus banks. Our expertise includes receiving, maintaining, and safeguarding your banks. We provide guidance and assistance shipping them wherever and whenever you need them.

Keeping your material safe and secure is as important to us as it is to you.

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    Choose one or several storage sites*

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    • Scotland, UK
    • Rockville, MD, US
    • Singapore

      Storage preparation and security

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      • Quote development
      • PO process
      • Security and storage forms
      • Notified at the end of your storage term

        Shipping your vials

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        • Complete distribution form
        • Confirm security form and authorized person
        • Prepare shipment
        • Confirm Shipment

          * Along with the regulations, we strongly recommend a split site storage model.


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