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Water in CO2 incubators and water baths offers ideal conditions for microbial contamination. WaterShield™ is a water additive with disinfecting properties that prevents microbial growth in these reservoirs.
Reliable protection from microbial contamination & easy handling without pipetting.
- Broad Antimicrobial Activity
WaterShield™ is active against most bacteria, mycoplasma, protozoa, algae, fungi, and yeast.
- Wide Range of Applications
WaterShield™ can also be used in regular water/heating baths and is compatible with common laboratory surfaces, e.g. tin plated iron, chrome, nickel steel, high grade steel and copper.
- No Cell Toxicity
The water additive contains quaternary ammonium compounds and surfactants as disinfecting and cleaning ingredients, but no aldehydes, phenols, alcohols or azides. The reagents do not evaporate. All ingredients are safe and do not cause any irritating effects to the skin when used in the recommended concentration. No unpleasant odour noticeable.
- No Pipetting
Simply add the content of a 10 ml bottle of WaterShield™ directly to 2 liters of deionized water.
- Long-lasting Activity
The reagent is usually active for 4 weeks. A blue stain indicates the status of the additive. In case of increasing bioburden a renewal of the water and the additive is required.
Applicable in research and industry only. Not recommended for clinical applications. Do not use on acrylic glass or aluminum surfaces.
The aqueous solution is 200-times concentrated and easy to use (10 ml per 2 liters of water).
- Cat. No. 15-3015 15 x 10 ml
- Cat. No. 15-3020 3 x 50 ml
- Cat. No. 15-3050 500 ml
Required Consumables and Lab Devices
WaterShield™ should be stored at room temperature. Do not store the product near a light source, radiation or in a modified atmosphere room.