Phosphate-buffered saline (PBS) is a balanced salt solution that is used for a variety of cell culture applications, such as washing cells before dissociation, transporting cells or tissue samples, diluting cells for counting, and preparing reagents. PBS is formulated without calcium and magnesium for rinsing chelators from the culture before cell dissociation. Concentrated forms of Gibco® PBS may require pH adjustment at the time of dilution (see protocol for details).
We offer a variety of Gibco® PBS formulations for a range of cell culture applications.
This PBS is manufactured as follows:
|• Phenol Red|
The complete formulation is available.
cGMP Manufacturing and Quality System
Gibco® PBS is manufactured at a cGMP compliant facility located in Grand Island, New York. The facility is registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to ISO 13485 standards. For supply chain continuity, we offer an identical Gibco® PBS product made in our Scotland facility (70011-036). This facility is also registered with the FDA as a medical device manufacturer and is certified to the ISO 13485 standard.
|Inorganic Salts:||No Calcium, No Magnesium|
|Osmolality:||2800 – 3100 mOsm/kg|
|Phenol Red Indicator:||No Phenol Red|
|Product Size:||500 mL|
|Sodium Pyruvate Additive:||No Sodium Pyruvate|
|pH Range:||7.3 – 7.5|
|Green Features:||Sustainable packaging|
|Shipping Condition:||Room Temperature|
Contents & storage
Shipping conditions: Room temperature
Shelf life: 24 months from date of manufacture