GIBCO® universal bags offer flexible packaging that allows you to integrate a single-use, disposable large volume media container with a wide variety of automated cell culture instruments, disposable bioreactor systems, and sterile connection processes, without the need for costly customization.

  • Designed to increase productivity and reduce costs
  • Easily integrated with automated systems
  • Stocked and ready when you need them

Flexible and versatile design

GIBCO® universal bags are available with multiple mechanical connection methods that offer:

  • Four-port design flexibility (Figure 1)
    (1) female-threaded luer
    (2) blood spike
    (3) male-threaded luer
    (4) MPC™ quick connect.
  • Media transfer system versatility – closed system maintained by utilizing three pre-connected C-Flex® tubing transfer lines
  • Greater flow rate flexibility through a variety of tubing sizes:
    1/8”x 1/4” (3.2mm x 6.4mm)
    3/16” x 5/16” (4.8mm x 7.9 mm)
    3/8” x 5/8” (9.5mm x 15.9mm) [ID x OD])
  • Compatibility with the most commonly used thermoplastic tubing for sterile and aseptic connection devices
  • Translucent, animal-origin-free film
  • Extra long, 40” workable tubing lengths
Four Port Gibco Universal Bag

Figure 1.  Four-port design
Technical information for the GIBCO® PE film

Review the film validation testing methods, physical properties, gas transmission rates, construction details and stability data for the GIBCO® PE film.


Design your own custom solution
Invitrogen’s knowledgeable packaging experts and technical specialists are ready
to assist you in:

  • Designing your own custom media bags
  • Achieving efficient, on-site processing capabilities
  • Getting the technical assistance you need, when you need it

Ordering Information

Sku Name Size Price Qty
14190342 DPBS, no calcium, no magnesium 5 L USD 184.00
14190359 DPBS, no calcium, no magnesium 10 L USD 294.00
14190367 DPBS, no calcium, no magnesium 20 L USD 411.00
11965167 DMEM, high glucose 5 L USD 217.00
11965175 DMEM, high glucose 10 L USD 346.00
10566032 DMEM, high glucose, GlutaMAX™ Supplement 5 L USD 264.00
11995115 DMEM, high glucose, pyruvate 5 L USD 217.00
11995123 DMEM, high glucose, pyruvate 10 L USD 346.00
10569069 DMEM, high glucose, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, pyruvate 5 L USD 264.00
10569077 DMEM, high glucose, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, pyruvate 10 L USD 423.00
11875168 RPMI 1640 Medium 5 L USD 217.00
11875176 RPMI 1640 Medium 10 L USD 346.00
61870143 RPMI 1640 Medium, GlutaMAX™ Supplement 5 L USD 264.00
61870150 RPMI 1640 Medium, GlutaMAX™ Supplement 10 L USD 443.00
12430112 DMEM, high glucose, HEPES 5 L USD 312.00
12430120 DMEM, high glucose, HEPES 10 L USD 499.00
10564037 DMEM, high glucose, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, HEPES 5 L USD 381.00
10564045 DMEM, high glucose, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, HEPES 10 L USD 610.00
22400154 RPMI 1640 Medium, HEPES 10 L USD 499.00
72400146 RPMI 1640 Medium, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, HEPES 5 L USD 381.00
72400153 RPMI 1640 Medium, GlutaMAX™ Supplement, HEPES 10 L USD 610.00
15230253 Distilled Water 5 L USD 128.00
15230261 Distilled Water 10 L USD 179.00
15230279 Distilled Water 20 L USD 286.00
10902161 Sf-900™ II SFM 5 L USD 392.00
10902179 Sf-900™ II SFM 10 L USD 660.00
10902187 Sf-900™ II SFM 20 L USD 1,026.00
12658035 Sf-900™ III SFM 10 L USD 750.00
11330099 DMEM/F-12, HEPES 5 L USD 312.00
11330107 DMEM/F-12, HEPES 10 L USD 500.00
12605093 TrypLE™ Express Enzyme (1X), phenol red 5 L USD 526.00
12604054 TrypLE™ Express Enzyme (1X), no phenol red 5 L USD 526.00
10010001 PBS, pH 7.4 10 L USD 294.00
10010002 PBS, pH 7.4 5 L USD 184.00
12338001 Gibco® FreeStyle™ 293 Expression Medium 10 L USD 962.00
12338002 Gibco® FreeStyle™ 293 Expression Medium 20 L USD 1,784.00
10743001 CD CHO Medium (1X) 10 L USD 804.00
10743002 1X CD CHO Medium, liquid 20 L USD 1,496.00
12658001 Sf-900™ III SFM 20 L USD 1,362.00