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F9423 Sigma-Aldrich

Fetal Bovine Serum

Australia origin, suitable for, USDA approved, sterile-filtered, suitable for cell culture, suitable for hybridoma

Synonym: FBS, FCS, sera, serum

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Culture, FBS Classic, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) and Other Animal Sera, Fetal Bovine Serum (FBS) for cell culture
Quality Level   500
biological source   bovine fetus
sterility   sterile-filtered
quality   USDA approved
composition   Bovine IgG, ≤1 mg/mL
  Hemoglobin, ≤20 mg/dL
origin   Australia origin
application(s)   cell culture | hybridoma: suitable
  cell culture | mammalian: suitable
impurities   ≤10 EU/mL endotoxin
suitability   suitable for
shipped in   dry ice
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Application

FBS sourced from Australia is use in a broad range of cell culture applications. FBS provides many non-defined growth promoting and survival enhancing factor to cells in culture. Australia carries the best possible rating in relation toGeographical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Risk (GBR) as designated by the Scientific Steering Committee on the Geographical Risk of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy. The classification for Australia is GBR Level I.

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Analysis Note

• Endotoxin and hemoglobin tested

• Tested for the presence of bacteria, virus, and mycoplasma
• Triple filtered with 0.1 micron membrane under aseptic conditions

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Protocols & Articles

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Serum for Cell and Tissue Culture: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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