Bottles, Plastic

Q. Are the HDPE Leak-Resistant bottles chemically compatible with ethyl alcohol?
A. Yes. Please check the Chemical Resistance Chart found in the Technical Data under eCatalogs in Resources on our web site for more compatibilities.

Q. Are the General Purpose plastic bottles autoclavable?
A. Only those bottles manufactured from polypropylene can be autoclaved. Sterilization information can be found in the Technical Data under eCatalogs in Resources on our web site.

Q. Can any of the plastic bottles that WHEATON sells, be centrifuged?
A. None of our plastic bottles have been designed or tested for use with a centrifuge.

Q. How can I tell the thread size my bottle?
A. Please refer to “Determining a Plastic Container Thread Finish” found in the Technical Data under eCatalogs in Resources on our web site.

Q. Can the Sterile PET Media Square Bottles be autoclaved?
A. No. The maximum use temperature of PET is 60°C. PET may be sterilized with Eto gas or irradiation.

Q. Does WHEATON sell plastic fluorinated bottles?
A. No. We can provide the names of some companies that can fluorinate customer-supplied bottles. Please contact Technical Services.