Specification Sheet

Product Name
Fetal Bovine Serum USA origin, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture, suitable for hybridoma

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MycoplasmaNone detected (Broth Culture)
Osmolality260 - 340 mOsm/kg H2O
AVA (9CFR113.53)Bovine Adenovirus (type 3 and 5) -,None detected
 Bovine Parvovirus - None detected
 Blue Tongue Virus - None detected
 BVDV by FA - Tested
 Cytopathic Effect - None detected
 Hemadsorption - None detected
 Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis - None,detected
 Parainfluenza 3 - None detected
 Rabies Virus - None detected
 Reovirus - None detected
 Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus -,None detected
 Vesicular Stomatitis Virus -,None detected
Bacteriophage TestingRecord (PFU/mL)
Total Protein3.0 - 4.5 g%
Chemical AnalysisCholesterol - Report result
Hormone LevelEstradiol - Report result
Chemical AnalysisIron - Report result
 Glucose - Report result
Hormone LevelInsulin - Report result
Chemical AnalysisSodium - Report result
Hormone LevelProgesterone - Report result
Sterility per current USPNegative
Hormone LevelTestosterone - Report result
TetracyclineReport Result
Chemical AnalysisTriglyceride - Report result
Serum Antibody Titer - BRSVReport result
Serum Antibody Titer - BVDVReport result
Serum Antibody Titer - IBRReport result
Serum Antibody Titer - PI3Report result
Cloning AssayPass
MycoplasmaNone detected (DNA Fluorochrome Stain)
Insect Cell Culture TestMin CD 1.2X10E6, Max DT 33.5 hr
Cell LinesRecord cell lines used
pH6.7 - 8.0
Bovine IgG<= 1 mg/mL
Endotoxin<= 10 EU/mL
Serum Performance TestPass
Cell LinesRecord Cell Lines Used FIO
Hemoglobin<= 20 mg%
Electrophoric ProfileAlbumin - Report Result
 Alpha 1 Globulin - Report result
 Alpha 2 Globulin - Report result
 Beta Globulin - Report result
 Gamma Globulin - Report result
Country of OriginRecord
AppearanceClear straw to amber colored liquid
Intended UseFor R&D use only. Not for drug, household, or other uses.
StorageStore at -20 C
Extended Item Desc.Fetal Bovine Serum
 Mammalian and Insect Cell Culture Tested
 Sourced in USA
OriginThe material used in this product was collected in the United States.
 Animals used for collection of serum were USDA inspected and acceptable
 for slaughter.
C of A commentsCountry of final product processing: United States
Label RequirementsDOM: N EXP: Y Format MM/YY
Expiration Notes for FGExpiration Date: 60 months from date of manufacture
 Stop Lot Date: 58 months from date of manufacture
Label RequirementsExpiration date on the Sigma label is in MM/YY format. As an example:
 if material expires 31AUG12 the expiration date on the label will be
 listed as 08/12.
 Use Sigma label stock. Reference F2442 master approved labels.
Misc.Expiration date for SAFC/BPCS purposes is the last day of the month. As
 an example: 31AUG12
 Create both a BPCS generated COA and a SAP generated COA.
 If the insect cell culture test (C402A) does not pass advise Serum Product
Approval Date3/30/2020

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