Equine Holding Medium

For transfer and handling of embryos outside the incubator

Description and Prod. No.

20 ml medium in glass bottle, Prod. No. 3.09.020

For transfer of equine in vitro or in vivo produced embryos keep embryos for as short time as possible in transfer straws for longer transportation use or CO2 equilibrated IVC-2 medium

The medium must be supplemented with 5% Serum

Medium should be preheated to 38.2 °C prior to use

The medium is HEPES buffered and does not require CO2 equilibration, but it can also be used inside a CO2 Incubator

The medium can also be used for holding in vivo derived equine embryos prior to transfer or vitrification

Key Ingredients:

Inorganic Salts, essential and non-essential Amino Acids, Vitamins, Sodium Bicarbonate, Alanyl Glutamine, Glucose, Phenol Red, Tween 80, HEPES and Gentamycin

Quality Control Tests and Manufacturing

  • Sterility tested (Fungal and Bacterial)
  • Osmolality tested and pH tested
  • Endotoxin tested
  • Manufacturer is ISO9001 and ISO13485 certified
  • Controlled environment and to human standards
  • Bovine Embryo Assay (BEA)
  • Batch analysis certificate available


  • Store in original unopened container refrigerated 3-9 °C and protected from light
  • Do not expose to temperatures higher than 39°C
  • Do not freeze product it may precipitate < 2°C
  • The medium must be used within 10 days after opening, providing it has been handled aseptically and is kept refrigerated after opening
  • Discard unused medium if it has been warmed

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