ECACC Announcement

ECACC Cell Lines – available in days not weeks

Easy access to authenticated cell lines has remained a major roadblock to eradicating cell line contamination in Australian and New Zealand research laboratories. Not anymore!

For over 20 years the European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC) has been one of the premier collections of authenticated cell cultures in the world. The majority of the more than 1000 ECACC cell lines, representing over 45 species, are now available - warehoused in Australia.

By providing the most comprehensive storage of cell lines anywhere outside of the United Kingdom, researchers benefit from:

  • Cell lines supplied in days not weeks
  • Easy ordering with Sigma-Aldrich
  • Pay only our standard shipping charges –
    no additional overseas freight or order processing fees apply*
  • Pay in local currency
  • Local technical support service
  • Authenticated, mycoplasma tested cell lines from ECACC’s General Cell Culture Collection

How to Order – It's Easy

Click here to view a full list of available ECACC cell lines currently stored in Australia, then order online or by fax.

All your other cell culture requirements can be ordered on a single order:

  • ECACC Cell Lines
  • Classical and Specialty Media
  • Australian Sourced Fetal Bovine Serum
  • Reagents and Supplements
  • Corning Labware


  • Some exclusions apply. For information regarding your cell lines of interest contact your local Sigma-Aldrich representative on 1800 800 097 (Australia) or 0800 936 666 (New Zealand)
  • Cell Lines stored in Australia are from the ECACC General Collection only
  • Estimated delivery schedule for in stock cell lines is approximately 3-4 working days
    from the date of your order to capital cities in Australia and New Zealand
  • Cell lines which are out of stock due to high demand may have longer delivery times
  • Sigma-Aldrich standard local freight and dry ice shipping charges apply

To search the complete ECACC collection, visit the ECACC website.
Note: Longer lead times may apply