Gynemed Mineral Oil

Introducing GM501 Mineral OilGM 501 Mineral Oil

  • Ready-to-use
  • 18 month shelf life
  • Pre-washed twice with ultrapure water
  • Stabilize media pH during IVF, ICSI and related assisted reproductive procedures
  • Prevents evaporation
  • A Certificate of Analysis for each batch is available on our website.
  • Available in 100ml and 500ml sizes

GM501 Indications for Use

GM501 Mineral Oil is intended for use as an overlay for culture of gametes, zygotes, or embryos in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) and micro-manipulation procedures.

The oil is a pre-washed, ready-to-use, light mineral oil for use with media in IVF, ICSI and related assisted reproduction procedures. The oil is pre-washed twice with ultrapure water and may be used to coat culture dishes and flasks and as an overlay for media droplets, thereby preventing evaporation and stabilizing pH and temperature.

 Instructions for Use

  • GM501 Mineral Oil is a pre-washed, ready-to-use oil. No pre-mixing or further preparations are required.
  • Prepare dishes and flasks with GM501 Mineral Oil and incubate at 37°C for 5 hours prior to use.
  • Overlay the culture media with micro drops of GM501 Mineral Oil until completely covered.
  • Any laboratory procedures described herein are recommendations only. Each laboratory must establish and validate its own procedures for media preparation and use.


Pharmaceutical Grade Mineral (Paraffin) Oil

  • CAS Code: 8042-47-5
  • EP Monograph: 0240


 Density (g/ml)  0.83 - 0.86
 Viscosity (at 30°C/cP)  < 30
 Sterility (sterile/SAL 10-3)  No Growth
 Endotoxins (LAL, EU/ml) < 0.25
1-Cell MEA ≥ 80% blastocysts at 120h exposure
Peroxide Value (POV) (mEq/kg) < 0.10

Order Codes

Part # Size Storage Shelf Life*
 4 MO 100  1 x 100ml  15 - 25°C 18 months
 4 MO 500  1 x 500ml  15 - 25°C 18 months
* From the date of manufacture
MKT-2007 Rev. A, 29-July-2020
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