Technical Data
Hanks’ Balanced Salts (17mg/L Phenol Red) (Powder)
Cell Culture Grade
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Components shown as mg/liter
Calcium Chloride•2H2O184.45
Potassium Chloride400.0
Potassium Phosphate Mono60.00
Sodium Chloride8000
Sodium Phosphate Dibasic47.88
Magnesium Sulfate97.67
Phenol Red, (Sodium)17.00
Hanks' Balanced Salt Solution is designed for use with cells maintained in non-CO2 atmospheric conditions. HBSS requires 0.35g/L of sodium bicarbonate and pH adjustment prior to filtration. It contain 1g/L of glucose.

Directions: 1. Dissolve 9.8 grams per liter of distilled/deionized water, heating with stirring until completely solubilized. 2. Adjust to desired pH.

3. Dispense into appropriate containers, loosen caps and autoclave for 15-30 minutes at 121ºC (15 psi).

Appearance: Homogenous, free flowing powder

Solubility: Clear, complete

pH: As reported

Endotoxin: ~10EU/mg

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

1. Hanks, J.H., Wallace, R.E., PSEBM 71: 196 (1949).