Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO) (ATCC® 4-X)

Product Format 5 x 5 mL vials
Storage Conditions Store DMSO at 2°C to 8°C when not in use. It may be solid at this temperature. However, it may also be stored at room temperature where it remains a liquid.
DMSO is used as a cyroprotectant for the cryopreservation of cell lines. ATCC DMSO is cell culture grade and has been tested to assure nontoxicity and sterility.
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Quality Control Specifications
Bulk material from each lot has been tested on ATCC cell lines to insure it is nontoxic when used at concentrations of 10% or less. Bulk material from each lot is also tested before dispensing for contamination by bacteria or fungi.
Basic Documentation
  1. Concentration of DMSO ATCC 4-X
    ATCC® 4-X ™ Dimethylsulfoxide is undiluted (100%), with a minumum purity of 99.9%. ATCC DMSO is sterile, cell culture tested and ready to use in your cryopreservative medium.
    Date Updated: 1/14/2013
  2. Storage life for DMSO (4-X)
    Since DMSO is used as a cryoprotectant for long-term storage, is should be good indefinitely when stored properly.
    Date Updated: 7/25/2012