Calf Bovine Serum, Iron Fortified (ATCC® 30-2030)

Product Format frozen 500 mL
Storage Conditions Store calf bovine serum, iron fortified at -20°C or colder. Do not store frozen calf bovine serum, iron fortified at temperatures above -20°C for any length of time. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws by dispensing and storing calf bovine serum, iron fortified in aliquots. Calf bovine serum iron fortified is supplied in PETG plastic bottles.
Applications

Iron supplemented and triple filtered through 0.1 μm filters. Each lot of calf bovine serum is tested for sterility and for the ability to support the growth of cells using sequential growth curves. Calf bovine serum, iron fortified, is manufactured from bovine blood collected in USDA-inspected abattoirs located in the United States. Serum has not come from cattle born, raised, shipped through, or slaughtered in countries where BSE is known to exist.

Biosafety Level N/A
Quality Control Specifications

Sterility tests are performed on each lot of calf bovine serum using current USP and EP methods. Each lot is also checked for its ability to support the growth of cells. Specific testing for contaminants is listed below in the Specification Certificate.

Origin
This fetal bovine serum is manufactured from fetal bovine blood collected in USDA-inspected abattoirs located in the United States.

Test*

Specification

Sterility Testing (Current USP and EP)

Bacteria and Fungi

No growth

Virus Testing (9 CFR 113.53)

Fluorescent antibody

Bluetongue

Bovine Adenovirus

Bovine Parvovirus

Bovine Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Bovine Diarrhea Virus

Rabies

Reovirus

Cytopathogenic Agents (e.g. IBR)

Hemadsorbing Agents (e.g., PI3)

Not detected

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mycoplasma Testing

Large volume, direct culture                   Hoechst DNA stain        

Pass

Hemoglobin (Spectrophotometric) ≤ 20 mg/dL

Endotoxin (Limulus Amebocyte Lysate - Gel Clot)

≤ 10 EU/mL

Mycoplasma

Pass

Growth Promotion

Pass

*Please consult the Certificate of Analysis for lot-specific test results.