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Hanks' Buffered Saline Solution, HBSS without calcium, magnesium or phenol red

Catalog #: 04-315Q

Hanks' BSS (1X), HBSS without calcium, magnesium or phenol red,1 L.

Please note: this product is no longer available in Europe and Africa.

For customers in the Americas and Asia-Pacific regions, the product will be discontinued by June 30, 2022. It will be sold until stock is depleted.


Product Overview

Hanks' Balanced Salt Solution (HBSS without calcium, magnesium or phenol red) is a balanced salt solution used in a wide variety of tissue culture applications:

  • maintain physiological pH in cell systems absent of CO2,
  • dilute cells before counting,
  • wash cells during trypsinisation procedure
  • transporting cells or tissues.

Lonza HBSS is available in various formulations such as Calcium, Magnesium and Phenol Red free or containing versions.

All BioWhittakerTM Cell Culture Media products are for Research Use Only (RUO) and are not approved for human or veterinary use or for use in clinical or in vitro diagnostic procedures. If you require GMP grade media, contact Lonza for more details.


Available formats of Hanks' Balanced Salt Solution (HBSS)

Catalog‑No. Volume With Phenol Red With Calcium and Magnesium
10-508F 500 mL
10-543F 500 mL  
10-527F 500 mL  
10-547F 500 mL    
04-315Q 1 L    
08-003A (FFM) 4 L bag    

Content & Storage


1 L bottle

  • without Phenol Red
  • without Calcium
  • without Magnesium


Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

Certificate of Analysis (CoA)

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