Thermo Fisher Scientific Freezing Containers Now Accommodate Larger Tube Sizes


Thermo Scientific Nalgene Mr. Frosty Freezing Containers Provide Expanded Tube Compatibility for Cost-effective Cryopreservation of Cells

ROCHESTER, N.Y., - Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Thermo Scientific Nalgene Mr. Frosty line of freezing containers now accommodates 3.6, 4.5 and 5.0 mL cryotubes. Designed for use with the complete range of Thermo Scientific Nunc and Nalgene® cryogenic storage tubes, the Mr. Frosty® portfolio provides a flexible solution for any tube size. The freezing containers are safe, easy-to-use and enable simple cooling of samples at an optimal rate of -1 °C per minute, effectively maintaining cell viability. Requiring only 100 percent isopropyl alcohol and a mechanical -70 to -80 °C freezer, the Mr. Frosty containers are ideal for any laboratory requiring cost-effective and repeatable cryopreservation of cells.

The full range of Nalgene Mr. Frosty freezing containers feature inexpensive, reusable and convenient devices for cooling biological samples at the recommended controlled cooling rate. With units and inserts available for 1, 1.2, 1.8, 2, 3.6, 4.5 and 5 mL tubes, these containers provide the widest tube compatibility currently available. For further information, please visit http://www.thermoscientific.com/mrfrosty.

Thermo Scientific is part of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of more than $10 billion, we have approximately 35,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through two premier brands, Thermo Scientific and Fisher Scientific, which offer a unique combination of continuous technology development and the most convenient purchasing options. Our products and services help accelerate the pace of scientific discovery, and solve analytical challenges ranging from complex research to routine testing to field applications. Visit www.thermofisher.com.

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Carolyn Butchers
Tel: +44 (0) 1489 557672
Email: carolynb@alto-marketing.com
Website: http://www.thermoscientific.com/mrfrosty

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natalie.dalecky@thermofisher.com

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