Packaging Options


 

Vial Options

Standard Vial Options

  • 3.7ml (1 dram) Fisherbrand screw thread, amber, borosilicate, glass vials (Fisher Scientific catalog# 03-339-23B). Solid compound samples are packaged using black, rubber lined, plastic screw caps. Liquid compound samples are packaged using white, Teflon lined, plastic screw caps.
  • 2ml polypropylene, self-standing, graduated tube with screw cap (National Scientific, catalog# BS20NA-BP).

Standard Vial Labels

Each vial is labeled with a vertically oriented Zebra 1.00" x 0.50" label (chemical and freeze/thaw resistant) with barcode (Code 93) and human readable ChemBridge ID number. In addition, the client/order code and weight of the compound are also indicated on the label.

Standard Vial Packaging Boxes

Vials are packaged in white carton boxes with internal dividers. Options include 96-vial box with 8x12 matrix and 300-vial box with 15x20 matrix.

ChemBridge can also package using client-provided vials and/or labels.

Minitube Rack Option

Standard 96-well Format Microtube Rack

National Scientific Supply Co. (www.nat-sci.com) 96-well microtube racks for amounts up to 5mg/10umol of dry compound. The 96-well rack with cover (National Sci. Supply catalog# TN0946-01R(896040)) uses 1.1ml individual polypropylene tubes (National Sci. Supply catalog# TN0946-01B (896010)). The tubes are sealed with either a 96-cap mat or 8-cap strips (National Sci. Supply catalog# TN3346-09C (896055)).

Standard Labels

  • Rack: The microtube rack is labeled on the long side at the A1 end with a horizontally oriented Zebra 1.00" x 0.50" label (chemical and freeze/thaw resistant) with barcode (Code 93) and human readable rack number.
  • Tubes: Each individual microtube is labeled with an ultra-thin Zebra label (chemical and freeze/thaw resistant) with a vertically oriented barcode (Code 93) and human readable ChemBridge ID number.

Standard Format

The default format is 80 samples per rack in columns 2 to 11 with columns 1 and 12 empty (no tubes). Other formats can be accommodated.

ChemBridge can also package using client-provided racks and/or labels.

Monoblock Plate Options

Standard 96-well Monoblock Plate Options

  • 96-well Corning 0.32ml monoblock, v-bottom plates (Corning catalog# 3363; www.corning.com) for DMSO volumes up to 200ul.
  • 96-well Greiner 0.34ml monoblock, v-bottom plates (Greiner catalog# 651201; www.us.gbo.com) for DMSO volumes up to approx. 250ul.
  • 96-well Thomson Instrument Co. 0.65ml deep well monoblock, v-bottom plates (Thomson catalog# 931512B; www.htslabs.com) for DMSO volumes up to 500ul.
  • 96-well Ritter riplate 1.2ml deep well monoblock, u-bottom plates (Ritter catalog# 43001-0016; www.ritter-online.de) for DMSO volumes up to 1.0ml.
  • 96-well Ritter riplate 2.5ml deep well monoblock, u-bottom plates (Ritter catalog# 43001-0020; www.ritter-online.de) for DMSO volumes up to 2.0ml.
  • 96-well Corning 2.0ml deep well monoblock, square well, v-bottom plates (Corning catalog# 3961; www.corning.com).

Standard 384-well Monoblock Plate Option

  • 384-well Greiner monoblock, square well, v-bottom plates (Greiner catalog# 781280; www.gbo.com) for DMSO volumes up to 75ul.
  • 384-well Greiner deep well monoblock, square well, v-bottom plates (Greiner catalog# 781270; www.gbo.com) for DMSO volumes up to 150ul

Standard Labels

Monoblock plates are labeled on the long side at the A1 end with a horizontally oriented Zebra label (chemical and freeze/thaw resistant) with barcode (Code 93) and human readable plate number. Standard label size for plates of 14mm height is 1.00" x 0.24". Standard label size for plates taller than 14mm is 1.00" x 0.50".

Plate Seals

Aluminum heat-seals are used as the standard closure for 96-well and 384-well monoblock plates; please inquire about cap mat options. Note: The Ritter 2.5ml plate can only be sealed with a cap mat.

Standard Format

  • 96-well plates: For pre-plated sets, format is 80 compounds per plate in columns 2 to 11 with columns 1 and 12 DMSO only (no compound). For custom/cherry-picked selections, custom plate formats can be accommodated; additional charges may apply.
  • 384-well plates: For pre-plated sets, format is 320 compounds per plate in columns 3 to 22 with columns 1, 2, 23 and 24 DMSO only (no compound). For custom / cherry-picked selections, custom plate formats can be accommodated; additional charges may apply.
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