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contaminated PBS

Postby Chriscbe » Apr 14 2016 3:05 pm

I ordered 1X PBS from ThermoFisher (No Ca2+, no Mg2+). After 2 weeks I found all of it was contaminated (6x500mL bottles). Has anyone seen this before? The bottles had never been opened
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Re: contaminated PBS

Postby relaxin » Apr 15 2016 9:22 am

Talk to your Fisher rep and have them replaced.
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Re: contaminated PBS

Postby mchlbrmn » Apr 15 2016 11:09 am

Could you see contamination in the PBS, or did it contaminate experiments you used it on?
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Re: contaminated PBS

Postby relaxin » Apr 16 2016 9:17 pm

Chriscbe said the bottles are not opened. Something must be growing inside the bottle.
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Re: contaminated PBS

Postby mchlbrmn » Apr 18 2016 2:16 pm

In any case, No, I've not seen that.
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