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CEDEX® Compatible Control Beads, Density Reference Standard Beads (DRSB), Focus Calibration Beads and Viability Beads

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CM Scientific is the UK and Ireland agent for Optocell GmbH & Co. KG based in Bielefeld, Germany.

Optocell supplies a range of Control Beads, Density Reference Beads (DRSB), Focus Calibration Beads and Viability Beads compatible with the Roche Diagnostics GmbH range of CEDEX® and CEDEX® HiRes Analysers and various other cell analysers. Note: CEDEX® is a registered trademark of Roche Diagnostics GmbH.

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Con ®Sta 1.0 (Reference Standard)

Certified Beads Concentration Standard (Reference Standard) with a nominal concentration of 1.0 x 10^6 beads/mL

Comparable to Density Reference Standard Beads (DRSB).

Product Features

Con ®Sta1.0is acertified suspension of mono dispersal polystyrene beads to verify the concentration accuracy of particle - or cell analyzers, based on image recognition.

Con ®Sta1.0can be used according to the standard operating procedures of the instrument supplier. Each single bottle of Con®Sta1.0is certified by triplicate analysis and fulfills highest requirements in terms of quality.

Product Benefits

  • Particle Concentration Standard - produced in compliance to international QA regulations
  • Traceable to official norm standards [NIST, PTB]
  • Applicable to various cell analyzersbased on image recognition
  • Provides confirmation of the accuracy and precision of the measurement results
  • Tool for comparison trials of technically equivalent systems
  • Optimized volume adapted to practice and optimized liquid composition (reduced foam formation)

Product Details

  • Designated application: Calibration and adjustment of cell analyzers based on image recognition
  • Characteristics: Suspension of mono dispersal polystyrene beads
  • Designed and produced following the guidelines of cGMP
  • Tracing by: PTB Berlin Germany (Federal Institute of Physics and Technology)
  • Nominal concentration: 1.0 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • Actual concentration of each bottle is certified by a Certificate of Analysis
  • Particle dimensions: 10 µm (±3 %)
  • Content: 6.5 mL per bottle

Foc ®Sta 2.5 (Focus Calibration)

Certified Particle Suspension for automated adjustment of optical components (Focus Calibration)

Comparable to Focus Calibration Beads.

Product Features

Foc ®Sta2.5can be used according to the standard operating procedures of the instruments supplier. Each lot of Foc ®Sta2.5is certified by triplicate analysis.

Product Benefits

  • Standardized Particle Suspension - compliant to international QA regulations
  • Tool for adjustment of focus and illumination in optical based systems
  • Applicable to various cell analyzers
  • Easy to use
  • Optimized volume per bottle

Product Details

  • Designated application: Automated adjustment of focus and illumination of cell analyzers, based on image recognition
  • Characteristics: Suspension of beads with varying diameters
  • Designed and produced following the guidelines of cGMP
  • Tracing by: OPTOCELL technology, Bielefeld, Germany
  • Particle dimensions: from 4 -17 µm
  • Content: 6 mL per bottle

Lin ®Sta 0.5 - 7.5 (Linearity Standards)

Batch Certified Linearity Standards with nominal concentrations of:

  • 0.5 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • 1.0 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • 2.5 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • 5.0 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • 7.5 x 10^6 beads/mL

Comparable to Control Beads.

Product Features

Lin ®Sta arecertified control supplements of beads to verify the linearity of calibration curves in cell analyzers, based on image recognition. Lin®Sta can be used according to the standard operating procedures of the instrument supplier. Lin®Sta is an easy-to-handle, but sophisticated tool to monitor system suitability. Each lot of Lin®Sta is certified by triplicate analysis.

Product Benefits

  • Universal Linearity Standard - produced in compliance to international QA regulations
  • Tool for testing the System's Suitability in daily routine lab work
  • Product range covers typical cell concentrations of bio processes
  • Applicable to various cell analyzers
  • Lin ®Sta complements Con®Sta1.0 at the System Suitable Test
  • Determination of the 'device density value' is not required

Product Details

  • Designated application: Linearity control of concentration adjustment curves in cell analyzers based on image recognition
  • Suspension of beads with cell-like optical characteristics
  • Produced according to guidelines of cGMP
  • Tracing by: OPTOCELL technology, Bielefeld, Germany
  • Nominal concentrations: 0.5 x 106 - 7.5 x 10^6 beads per mL
  • Particle dimensions: 4 - 17 µm
  • Content: 20 mL per bottle
  • Selections of various concentrations available

Via ®Sta 1.0 (Viability Standards)

Batch Certified Viability Standard with optical viability level of 100%

Comparable to Viability Beads.

Product Features

Via®Sta1.0 is a certified suspension of beads to check viability in cell analyzers, based on image recognition. Via®Sta1.0 can be used according to the standard operating procedures of the instrument supplier. Via®Sta1.0 is part of thesystem suitability test and allows for checking the status of the optical hardware components. Each lot of Via®Sta1.0 is certified by triplicate analysis.

Product Benefits

  • Universal Viability Standard produced in compliance to international QA regulations
  • Tool for testing the System's Suitability in daily routine lab work
  • Detection of image recognition malfunction at an early stage
  • Control of illumination status and focus position
  • Powerful tool for Service & Support for determining the possible source of malfunction in the system
  • Applicable to various cell analyzers
  • Via®Sta1.0 complements Lin®Sta and Con®Sta 1.0 at the System Suitable Test

Product Details

  • Designated application: Viability control of cell analyzers based on image recognition
  • Suspension of beads with cell-like optical characteristics
  • Produced according to guidelines of cGMP
  • Tracing by: OPTOCELL technology, Bielefeld, Germany
  • Optical viability level: 95 - 100%
  • Nominal concentration: 1.0 x 10^6 beads/mL
  • Particle dimensions: 4 - 17 µm
  • Content: 10 mL per bottle