Safe and distinct sample ID is key for successful results in the lab. The Eppendorf SafeCode system enables a safe sample vessel tracking at all stages of the lab workflow: from the bench to the longterm storage in the ULT freezer.
SafeCode is based on a multi-level coding of the consumables based on prelabeled datamatrix codes. The coding can be read by the Eppendorf RackScan instrument, any handheld datamatrix scanner, or even your smartphone.
The reliable SafeCode cryostorage vial family is now expanded by a series of barcoded classic conical tubes: 5 mL, 15 mL, and 50 mL for daily routine usage at the bench. The well-known Eppendorf conical tubes with all their high-quality aspects are digitalized – on the tubes as well as for documentation purposes.
All SafeCode consumables can be tracked back by the Eppendorf dataport: Specific support material like lot number, certificates, technical drawings, etc. are available online based on the consumable ID. Enhanced by these documentation files related to the specific vessel, the sample ID can automatically be transferred into the eLabNext software for sample location documentation as well as for process documentation. All support files of the vessel are automatically connected to this sample.
The SafeCode system is enhanced by the CryoCube® F740 ULT freezers, VisioNize® freezer notification/ monitoring applications as well as the eLabNext software as further building blocks for a smart and reliable sample handling solution of valuable samples in your lab.
For more information, please visit: www.eppendorf.com/safecode
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling,sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems,dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes,microplates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products. As digital solution, Eppendorf is developing new business models and transforming the Eppendorf portfolio to meet Industry 4.0 requirements.
Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from thepharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmentalanalysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 5,000 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 26 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.