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New Bio-Simplex™ Polypropylene Carboys Feature Ergonomic Design, Versatile Closure Options
Date:6/13/2011

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has redesigned the standard laboratory carboy, adding a variety of ergonomic features that improve ease of use in advanced biopharmaceutical fluid handling and solution storage applications. These improvements are based on extensive input from professionals who work in laboratory and pharmaceutical environments.

Manufactured from high quality polypropylene, the carboys are resistant to chemicals and temperatures up to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C) and can be sterilized. Updated design features include:

  • Slender body design that requires less laboratory space – three Bio-Simplex® carboys fit in the same space as two standard carboys, yet hold 50% more fluid
  • Minimum dead volume for maximum fluid recovery
  • Large top handles and bottom grip areas for secure handling
  • Wide mouth for easy filling and cleaning
  • Volume and material identification marks
  • Large, easy-to-read graduation marks with +/- 5% accuracy

Bio-Simplex® carboys are available in four popular sizes – 5-, 10-, 20- and 40-liter – and can be ordered with or without a spigot. The entire system – carboy, cap and optional spigot – is autoclavable.

Performance Plastics' EZ Top® closure technology expands the functionality of these advanced carboys for added versatility. EZ Top® assemblies provide a single-use alternative to stainless steel that is economical, eliminates costs and labor associated with cleaning, validation and assembly, and – perhaps most importantly in a biopharmaceutical environment – solves the problem of contamination after repeated use.

EZ Top® assemblies are available in two materials: C-Flex® pharmaceutical-grade thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) and Sani-Tech® Class VI high purity platinum-cured silicone. Both provide an aseptic seal for handling sensitive fluids and extremely low levels of extractables.

EZ Top® assemblies are offered in standard two- and three-port configurations. Custom designs can be ordered with alternative port and tubing configurations to meet specific customer requirements. The completed assemblies can also be sterilized prior to shipment upon customer request.

For more information on all Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics products for the pharmaceutical industry, visit www.biopharm.saint-gobain.com.

About Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, part of the Innovative Materials Sector of Saint-Gobain, is headquartered in Aurora, Ohio, and employs 4,400 people in 15 countries.  It is a world leader in high-performance plastics, including flexible tubing applications, seals, coated fabrics, foams, polymer products and bearings.

About Saint-Gobain

Based in Paris, Saint-Gobain has operations in 64 countries and employs nearly 190,000 people. Founded in 1665 to manufacture glass for the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles in Paris, Saint-Gobain remains headquartered in France and had worldwide sales of $53.2 billion in 2010. The company has 19,000 employees in more than 350 locations across the United States and Canada. For more information, visit www.saint-gobain.com and www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com.

For more information contact:
Linda Potter
Marketing Coordinator — Life Sciences
Tel: 727-299-2565
Email: linda.f.potter@saint-gobain.com

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