Cryo Tubes

Reliable sample storage options for research, cell culture and biobanking

Choose from a wide variety of options including internal or external thread and volumes from 1 to 5mL. Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ and Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ cryogenic tubes have been cool and dependable for more than three decades, from their industry-leading Sterility Assurance Level of 10-6 to the broad range of tubes for every application in your lab. 

Cryopreservation manual

A guide to cryogenic preservation of biological samples

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Linear Barcoded Tubes

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Simplify cryotube tracking with durable linear barcodes printed directly on the side of the tube.

Nalgene™ General Long-Term Storage Cryogenic Tubes

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Enhance aseptic techniques with externally threaded Thermo Scientific™ Nalgene™ General Long-Term Storage Cryogenic Tubes, ideal for research and general lab storage.

Nunc™ 1.8mL Externally-Threaded Universal Tubes

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Use this versatile tube either inside a large storage system, or in smaller scale when used for traditional cryostorage in dewars.

Nunc™ 2.0mL Internally-Threaded Universal Tubes

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Offering the best features of our storage tube portfolio: universal cap, universal latch rack, and free-standing tube design -- all for either benchtop or automation use.

Nunc™ Biobanking and Cell Culture Cryogenic Tubes

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Store samples from general cold storage to the vapor phase of liquid nitrogen with Thermo Scientific™ Nunc™ Biobanking and Cell Culture Cryogenic Tubes.

Nunc™ Low Profile 5.0mL Externally-Threaded Universal Tubes

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A robust solution for solid or liquid sample storage, these low-profile tubes are available in configurations that meet your tracking and packaging requirements.