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Blood cells
Life Science (Biomedical)

Blood and Cell Storage

Safe and secure cryogenic storage for blood and cells

Cryogenic storage is used for the storage of blood and cell products for research purposes. Final storage is in multi-compartment cryo-bags and the bag is encased in overwrap for an extra layer of protection against cross contamination. A technique called controlled-rate freezing is used to prepare the cells for long-term storage. The bag is then housed in a protective cassette and placed in a freezer in the vapour phase of cryogenic nitrogen. Leading scientists believe cord blood stem cells can be cryogenically stored indefinitely.

How Can Air Products Help with Safe and Secure Cryogenic Storage? ​

CryoEase® Microbulk Solutions, A Cost-effective Service

Specially designed trucks deliver a hassle free supply of Liquid Nitrogen to a storage system customized for your needs

Project Management and Cryoroom Design

A well-managed project can save time, money and effort. Air Products can handle the entire project for you.

Liquid Nitrogen Cryogenic Freezers

Vapour units maintain -190 °C at the top storage box and achieve the longest hold times and lowest nitrogen consumption

Racking And Inventory 

Air Products can provide racking and inventory to meet your storage needs


Air Products provide a range of accessories for your cryogenic storage equipment

Liquid Nitrogen

Air Products liquid nitrogen for Life Science is MDD certified to ISO13485 Medical Device Directive

Incubator Gases

Air Products provide a range of high purity gases and gas mixtures to meet your specific needs

Ultra High Purity Gases

The Experis® speciality gases range includes ultra high purity gases, gas mixtures and gas-handling equipment


Ask the Expert 

Is it better to store my samples in liquid or vapour phase nitrogen?

Modern nitrogen vapour freezers such as the MVE HEco units with a -190 °C top box temperature allow the safe and secure storage of samples.