ECACC offers a sterility testing service; cell lines and cell culture media can be submitted for testing to determine if microbial contamination is present. This is carried out using classical culture techniques, which are compared to positive and negative controls.
ECACC isolates bacteria and fungi using two United States Pharmacopeia (USP)/European Pharmacopeia (EP) recommended media:
Price (per sample) £118.45
Bacteria and fungi testing by culture to FDA Code of Federal Regulations. Title 21 (610.12)
Please note that our last QC testing dates before Christmas 2018 are as follows:
Full testing services will resume 8th January 2019.
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