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BD Vacutainer™ Glass Blood Collection Tubes: Buffered Sodium Citrate

Evacuated glass blood collection tubes for routine coagulation studies

Manufacturer: bd  369714

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Catalog No. 02-688-26


Description & Specifications


Applications Blood Coagulation
Capacity (Metric) 4.5mL
Closure Type Hemogard
Additive Sodium citrate (0.105M, 3.2%)
Color Blue
Length (Metric) Tube 75mm
Label Type Paper
Diameter (Metric) Outer 13mm
Product Type Coagulation tubes

  • BD Vacutainer Citrate™ tubes with 3.2% buffered sodium citrate solution are used for routine coagulation studies

  • Blood is drawn directly from the vein into the evacuated sterile collection tubes
  • Only one venipuncture is needed to draw multiple samples
  • Tubes can be changed while needle and plastic holder remain in place on patient's arm
  • Closures are color coded

Hemogard Closures

  • Safety shield designed for safer tube handling
  • Rubber stopper is recessed inside the plastic shield, so any drops left by a blood collection needle remain isolated from potential contact
  • Shield is designed to protect lab personnel from direct contact with blood on the stopper or around the outer rim of the tube, as well as from blood splattering upon opening the tube