What are Nalgene buckets used for?

Store specimens in formalin and other preservatives with Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ LDPE Buckets with Lids, featuring air-tight lids meeting OSHA standards for storage of bloodborne pathogens.

Does Thermofisher own Nalgene?

Nalgene products are manufactured by Nalge Nunc International, which in 2004 became a subsidiary of Fisher Scientific, now Thermo Fisher Scientific. The name Nalgene is a registered trademark.

Can you freeze PETG bottles?

PETG bottles are suited for temperatures of -40 °C to 60 °C and the screw caps are fitted with high density polyethylene cap liners. Polycarbonate bottles can be heated to autoclaving temperatures and frozen to −100 °C.

What’s so special about Nalgene bottles?

They’re durable, leak-proof, easy to carry, high capacity, wide-mouthed, graduated, abundant, customizable, and popular. The also have a standardized thread that many water filters match.

Why are Nalgenes so popular?

If you Google the word ‘Nalgene’, the first frequently asked question the search engine offers is: “Why is Nalgene so popular?” It’s a valid query. For the most part, the American brand makes straightforward BPA-plastic-free reusable drinking bottles, which is noble, given our climatic pickle, but not especially cool.

What are Nalgenes made from?

Nearly all Nalgene bottles are made from Tritan, and it’s definitely not any old ordinary plastic. Tritan is first and foremost a BPA-free plastic, which means it’s not manufactured with bisphenol A (BPA) or other bisphenol compounds, such as bisphenol S (BPS).

Can pp5 be frozen?

Polypropylene and PVC are both plastics that are brittle at temperatures below freezing. Polystyrene is considered brittle at 68°F and is very brittle at temperatures below freezing.

Is #5 plastic safe to freeze?

“We generally say 1, 2, 4 and 5 are considered to be the safest,” says Sonya Lunder, senior analyst at the Environmental Working Group. Try to avoid using plastics with 3 or 6, as these leach chemicals that may be harmful. Number 7 is an “other” category that includes BPA-containing plastics called polycarbonates.

Why Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ biotainer™?

Reduce the risk of carry-over contamination and eliminate the cost of cleaning, sterilizing and associated validations. Use sterile, ready-to-use Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ Biotainer™ Bottles and Carboys, designed specifically for pharmaceutical and biological manufacturers.

What are the benefits of using Nalgene bottles?

Nalgene Biotainer bottles and carboys Nalgene Biotainer bottles and carboys Safe containment of your critical products Eliminate the cost of cleaning, sterilizing, and associated validations compared to bottles designed for reuse.

What types of containers can be used with Nalgene?

For configurations as part of closed systems for liquid transfer, containers larger than 1 L fit Nalgene 48 mm, 2- and 3-ported closures for tubing and other accessories. • White, low-density polyethylene (LDPE)-lined, radiation-stable PP closure • Graduations printed on bottles

Can you freeze Nalgene PC bottles and carboys?

Nalgene PC Biotainer Bottles and Carboys The robustness and impact resistance of PC at cold temperatures make sterile Thermo Scientific™Nalgene™PC Biotainer™Bottles and Carboys ideal for freezing all of your high-value products.