global® Collect®

 

CE Marked (CE 0086)

Special Note: global® Collect® must be used at 37°C: The pH of global® Collect® is balanced for use at 37°C.

GCOL-100, 100 ml
GCOL-500, 500 ml

Indications for Use   Oocyte retrieval and washing.
     
Storage and Shelf Life   Store at 2-8°C and protected from light. Ten (10) weeks from the date of manufacture. For best results, use within four (4) weeks.
     
Composition   A HEPES-buffered medium is required when oocytes are handled outside of a CO2 incubator.

Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Magnesium Sulfate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Glucose, Lactate Na Salt, Sodium Pyruvate, Glycine, L-Alanine, L-Arginine HCl, L-Asparagine, L-Aspartic Acid, L-Cystine, L-Glutamic Acid, Glycyl-Glutamine, L-Histidine, L-Isoleucine, L-Leucine, L-Lysine HCl, L-Methionine, L-Phenylalanine, L-Proline, L-Serine, L-Threonine, L-Tryptophan, L-Tyrosine, L-Valine, EDTA, Phenol Red, HEPES, Gentamicin Sulfate* (10 μg/ml), *from therapeutic-grade source material
     
Recommendations for Use   For a full and detailed recommended protocol of use for global® Collect® please contact us at customerservice@lifeglobal.com.

     
Quality Control Specifications  
Assay (performed for each batch) Specification
pH (at room temperature) 7.4-7.45
pH (at 37°C) 7.2-7.4
Osmolality 260-270 mOsM
Endotoxin (LAL) < 0.5 EU/ml
Sterility Test (bacterial and fungal screen, SAL 10–3) PASS
1-cell Mouse Embryo Assay (% expanded blastocysts at 96 h of culture) > 80%
     
Precautions and Warnings  
  1. Caution: Federal Law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician (or properly licensed practitioner).
  2. Caution: The user should read and understand the Instructions for Use, Precautions and Warnings, and be trained in the correct procedure before using global® Collect® for oocyte retrieval and washing.
  3. Not to be used for injection.
  4. Devices are not intended for resterilization.
  5. Do not use the product if:
    • the product packaging appears damaged or if the seal is broken
    • the expiry date has been exceeded
    • the product becomes discolored, cloudy, or shows evidence of particulate matter
  6. global® Collect® contains the antibiotic gentamicin sulfate. Appropriate precautions should be taken to ensure that the patient is not sensitized to this antibiotic.
  7. global® Collect® contains only a low concentration of sodium bicarbonate and should not be gassed, or used for culture under CO2.
  8. To avoid problems with contamination, practice aseptic techniques and discard minimal amounts of excess medium remaining in the bottle.
  9. Once the bottle is opened, store the product tightly capped at 2-8ºC and protected from light.
  10. Discard unused medium within 7 days of opening. Do not use after expiry date.