P1300 Sigma

Pluronic® F-68

solid, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture

Synonym: Polyoxyethylene-polyoxypropylene block copolymer



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A non-ionic detergent that protects cells from hydrodynamic damage.

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Pluronic is a registered trademark of BASF

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This product has been replaced by K4894-SIGMA | Kolliphor P 188 solid, suitable for cell culture, suitable for insect cell culture, suitable for plant cell culture

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NONH for all modes of transport
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Certificate of Origin

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How does the storage temperature relate to shipping conditions?
The storage conditions that a Sigma-Aldrich catalog and label recommend for products are deliberately conservative. For many products, long-term storage at low temperatures will increase the time during which they are expected to remain in specification and therefore are labeled accordingly. Where short-term storage, shipping time frame, or exposure to conditions other than those recommended for long-term storage will not affect product quality, Sigma-Aldrich will ship at ambient temperature. The products sensitive to short-term exposure to conditions other than their recommended long-term storage are shipped on wet or dry ice. Ambient temperature shipping helps to control shipping costs for our customers. At any time, our customers can request wet- or dry-ice shipment, but the special handling is at customer expense if our product history indicates that the product is stable for regular shipment.
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If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis. These documents are located on the product detail page under Useful Links & Tools. Click on the following link to search for a Certificate of Analysis. Please click the following link to see the details on our Product Dating Information.
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My question is not addressed here, how can I contact Technical Service for assistance?
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What is the difference between Pluronic® F-68 Products P1300 and P7061?
The main differences between the P1300 and the P7061 are the testing specifications, and the form in which they are provided.  The P1300 is more of a white prill/solid, and the P7061 is more of a powder.
Will the P130Pluronic® F-68, Product P1300, meet NF, Clinical or Pharamaceutical specifications or not?
The P1300 is not an NF, Clinical nor Pharamaceutical grade product; it will not necessarily meet those specifications.
Can Pluronic® F-68, Product P1300, be sterilized by filtration?
Solutions of Product No. P1300 can be filtered by using a 0.2 mm pore size filter.
  What kind of solution is the A5955 - Antibiotic Antimycotic Solution (100×), Stabilized product suspended in?
A5955 - Antibiotic Antimycotic Solution (100×), Stabilized is supsended in a sodium citrate buffer solution. Source: Israel production group
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