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Corning™ Externally Threaded Cryogenic Vials

Manufactured from polypropylene for stability in extreme temperature conditions. Corning™ Externally Threaded Cryogenic Vials provide a safe and secure vessel for ultra-low temperature storage of valuable cell cultures and biological samples.

Manufacturer: corning™  430658

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Cryogenic vials are intended for placement only in the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen, and should not be used for storage in the liquid phase of liquid nitrogen. Immersion of the vials in the liquid phase could result in penetration of the liquefied gas into the vial, resulting in rapid vaporization of the liquid upon removal and possible violent explosion or leakage from the vial/closure perimeter.
To prevent cryogenic vials from exploding, never overfill liquid nitrogen storage units. Always examine vials before use to ensure no visible defects around the closure rims. Always use full faceshields, heavy safety gloves and laboratory protective apparel when removing vials from cryogenic storage. Always permit vials to warm slowly in a biological safety cabinet. Never reuse cryogenic vials.

Catalog No. 09-761-70


Description & Specifications


Closure Material Polypropylene
Color Natural
Certifications/Compliance Nonpyrogenic, RNase-/DNase-free
Closure Color Orange
Capacity 1.2mL
Diameter (Metric) Outer 12.7mm
Bottom Shape Conical self-standing
Material Polypropylene
DNase Free Yes
Thread Style External
Sterile Yes
Graduated Yes
Height (Metric) 41.5mm
Includes Silicone washer for tight seal, 50-position polyfoam rack with each case for easy carrying
Label Type Marking Spot
Packaging 500/Case
Quantity 50/Pk.
RNase Free Yes
Temperature Range (Metric) −196°C
Product Type Cryogenic Vial


  • External threading
  • Black graduations and large marking spot for easy measurement and sample identification
  • Sterilized by gamma radiation
  • Withstands temperatures as low as -196°C
  • Certified nonpyrogenic and DNase-/RNase-free
  • Self-standing vials have a special base design allowing them to be locked into cryogenic racks for single-handed manipulation


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