Cryopreservation Media FAQ



Q. Can blastocysts cultured in other culture media (other than FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific’s) be vitrified with your kits?

A. FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific vitrification media can be used to vitrify blastocysts that have been cultured in any culture media.


Q. What is the shelf life of Vit Kits after they have been opened?

A. We have confirmed the shelf life using unopened and properly stored vials of solutions. Once opened, it is recommended that you use solutions within 8 weeks, assuming they are used under aseptic conditions and do not exhibit any of the characteristics of contamination indicated in the "precautions" section of the product inserts.


Q. How many times can you freeze & thaw the Freezing Medium - TYB with Glycerol & Gentamicin?

A. It is best to aliquot the media aseptically into the right vial sizes and store frozen for further use. When stored as directed, Test Yolk Buffer will be stable until the expiration date shown on the bottle.

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