Fetal Bovine Serum (ATCC® 30-2020)

Product Format frozen 500 mL
Storage Conditions Store fetal bovine serum at -20°C or colder. Do not store frozen fetal bovine serum at temperatures above 20°C for any length of time. Avoid repeated freeze-thaws by dispensing and storing fetal bovine serum in aliquots. Fetal bovine serum is supplied in PETG plastic bottles.
Comments
Triple filtered through 0.1-um filters. Each lot of fetal bovine serum is tested for sterility and for the ability to support the growth of several different cell lines using both sequential growth curves and plating efficiencies. Fetal bovine serum is manufactured from fetal bovine blood collected in USDA-inspected abattoirs located in the United States.
Biosafety Level N/A
Quality Control Specifications
Sterility tests are performed on each lot of fetal bovine serum using current USP methods. ATCC checks each lot for its ability to support the growth of several different cell lines. Additional test results are listed in the Certificate of Analysis.