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NEW WHEATON Guide Highlights BioBanking Solutions
Comprehensive offering of high quality products and customized services specifically designed for researchers in leading
bio-repositories .

 

WHEATON, the company that designs and delivers today’s most innovative solutions for the laboratory research,
diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals industries, is pleased to introduce the new BioBanking Solutions
Guide.

Created as a tool to aid researchers in making their jobs easier and more efficient when storing and accessing irreplaceable
biological samples, the WHEATON BioBanking Solutions Guide is a comprehensive offering of high quality products and
customized services for cryogenic samples and projects. Focusing on the key areas of sample containment, sample
traceability, processing tools and batching and storing, the BioBanking Solutions Guide highlights new and innovative
products designed and developed specifically for biological sample
management. WHEATON products featured include the

SingleScan™ Bar Code Reader, a 2D Data Matrix and 1D Linear Bar Code Reader capable of reading coded vials and
ampules from a wide range of manufacturers and label printers. Also featured are the CryoELITE® Cryogenic vials, which
boast an unrivaled cap seal that exceeds DOT and IATA regulations thus ensuring the ultimate protection of samples during
transportation and demanding freeze-thaw handling. CryoELITE’s Loctagon™ Vial Skirt provides stability in the
freestanding position, providing easy open and close with one hand and the optional 2D Data Matrix Bar Code Insert provides
a unique identifier for traceability.

Additional products include the KeepIT® Freezer Boxes, made from Eastman Tritan™ ,an environmentally friendly,
Bisphenol-A (BPA) free, shatter resistant resin, which offers the convenience of sample storage and scanning capability in
one box and the Acura manual 826 XS micropipettes, specifically designed for the precision handling of precious samples
in a controlled environment.
Additionally, the BioBanking Solutions Guide features technical data, links to relevant industry websites, Best Practices
and a series of unique advantages and tips, such as the benefits of using the unique WHEATON color-coding system for
managing your samples and projects.
“Biospecimens are so critical in today’s research that we are directing our skills as a company to designing and developing
innovative solutions to support the research community,” said Stephen R. Drozdow, President of WHEATON. “Scientists
often spend their lives searching for answers, and we are honored to be trusted to hold their life’s work in our sample
management solutions,” he added.

Researchers can obtain copies of the BioBanking Solutions Guide free of charge. For more information, please visit
http://www.WHEATON.com or contact WHEATON at 800.225.1437 in the USA, or 856.825.1100 for international callers.

About WHEATON

WHEATON admires those people who devote their life to science. It’s this admiration that drives us to design and deliver
today’s most innovative solutions for the laboratory research, diagnostic packaging and specialty pharmaceuticals
industries. It’s this admiration that motivates us to offer thebest customer service experience and most dependable
products in the industry. And, it’s with admiration that we stand behind those people who help move the world forward one
discovery, one sample at a time.
The WHEATON name means more than a legacy of the highest quality products and services; it stands for a commitment
to honor the effort of all scientists...because it’s their life’s work.