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Better Quality Tubes for Safer more Reliable Use.

Labcon SuperClear® culture tubes are precision molded with a round-bottom, perfect for a multitude of general laboratory uses. Labcon SuperClear® culture tubes have thicker walls for greater strength in handling and centrifuging.

Thicker walls and higher grade plastic helps protect your results.
  • Real World Lab Tested

    Labcon SuperClear® Culture Tubes are developed using our own in-house laboratory and tested in real labs. We don't use gauges or other unrealistic testing methods.

  • Quality Certification

    Certificates are on file with us by lot number for all test results and available from the certificates page.

  • Virgin Resin

    Only 100% Medical Grade polypropylene resins are used in SuperClear® Tubes. No recycled plastics or commodity grade resins.

  • Autoclavable

    SuperClear® (polypropylene) Culture Tubes are autoclavable with a standard 122°C plasticware process for 20 minutes.

  • Freezable

    SuperClear® (polypropylene) can be used for frozen storage to -80°C.

  • FDA Registered Manufacturing

    Labcon is registered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for medical devices.

  • Validated Sterile Product

    All SuperClear® sterile culture tubes receive a validated irradiation dose following ISO 11137 requirements and have packaging approved for medical use.

  • Test Results Online

    Actual test certificates are available on SuperClear® tubes for download from the certificates download page.

  • Sustainable Product Design

    Like all Labcon products SuperClear® tubes are designed from the beginning with sustainability in mind. Our products go far beyond simple recycling to offer real Earth Friendly® solutions.

SuperClear Culture Tubes Features

Our 12x75mm tubes are available in crystal clear polystyrene or durable polypropylene. They come in packages that fit your needs and are available with Plug or Dual Position caps.

Our 13x100mm tubes fit the same racks 12x75mm tubes do and are available in crystal clear polystyrene or durable polypropylene. They come in bulk box or sterile packages.

Our 17x100mm tubes are available in crystal clear polystyrene or durable polypropylene. They are available with a Dual Position aspirating cap and come in bulk box or sterile packages.

Our SuperClear® culture tubes are made with more a more durable design than other tubes so they are better at protecting your work.

The SuperClear® Tube range includes 12x75mm, 13x100mm, and 17x100mm tubes in crystal clear polystyrene and clear polypropylene.

Polystyrene tubes and polyethylene caps are not autoclavable. Polypropylene tubes can be autoclaved at 122° C for 15minutes.

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Founded in the San Francisco bay area in 1959, we employ an educated, experienced, and diverse staff. Our primary operations are centered in a 12,000 square meter facility in Petaluma, California, U.S.A


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