Made of durable, high quality materials and fitted with an air-tight cap, ProtectR® Tubes form a protective barrier impermeable to CO₂ keeping the sample pH stable and preventing acidification.
Labcon ProtectR® Tubes are developed using our own in-house laboratory and tested in real labs. We don't use gauges or other unrealistic testing methods.
Certificates are on file with us by lot number for all test results and available from the certificates page.
Only 100% Medical Grade polypropylene resins are used in ProtectR® Tubes. No recycled plastics or commodity grade resins.
ProtectR® Tubes are autoclavable with a standard 122°C plasticware process for 20 minutes.
ProtectR® Tubes can be used for frozen storage to -80°C.
Labcon is the only major supplier in our industry to be registered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
All ProtectR® sterile tubes receive a validated irradiation dose following ISO 11137 requirements and have packaging approved for medical use.
Actual test certificates are available on ProtectR® tubes for download from the certificates download page.
Like all Labcon products ProtectR® tubes are designed from the beginning with sustainability in mind. Our products go far beyond simple recycling to offer real Earth Friendly®solutions.
ProtectR® tubes protect samples shipped on dry ice locally or internationally.
ProtectR® tubes with clear non-cytotoxic medical grade resin let you see sample volume and color easily.
ProtectR® tubes include our Patented ViewPoint® writing surfaces. ViewPoint® helps reduce smearing and protects your writing when you store or centrifuge these tubes. Each tube is marked with 95kPa, the maximum spin rate, and is labeled for dry ice. This is your assurance of Labcon quality performance.
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