Liquid Paraffin is used as an overlay to help stabilise pH and reduce evaporation during culture procedures in IVF and ICSI. For use in insemination procedures in microdrops.
When using the microdrop technique for ICSI or culturing of oocytes/embryos, it is necessary to cover the microdrops with a hydrophobic substance that can help to stabilize pH and prevent evaporation of water from the microdrops.
Liquid Paraffin is a ready-to-use oil product designed for IVF and ICSI procedures. The raw material is light liquid paraffin Ph.Eur. 4Ed. pre-washed with Universal IVF Medium (Cat.No. 1031), and sterile filtered.