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Calibrite 2 Color Beads

BD Calibrite™ Calibrite 2 Color Beads

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BD CaliBRITE™ beads are designed for use with FACSComp™ or AutoCOMP™ software and the FACS™ family of flow cytometers (FACSCalibur™, FACSort™, FACScan™, and FACStrak™). beads are used to adjust instrument settings, set fluorescence compensation, and check instrument sensitivity. Daily use is recommended for monitoring instrument performance over time. CaliBRITE beads are for in vitro diagnostic use.

BD Calibrite™
Phosphate buffered saline with stabilizer and 0.1% sodium azide.
Flow cytometry


• Store CaliBRITE beads at 2° to 8°C and protected from direct light. Do not use after the expiration date shown on the label.

• Store Bead Dilution Buffer at 2° to 8°C.

• After dilution, CaliBRITE bead suspensions prepared in Bead Dilution Buffer are stable for 8 hours at 2° to 8°C or for 1 hour at 20–25°C.

• After dilution, CaliBRITE bead suspensions prepared in FACSFlow™ sheath fluid are stable for 8 hours at 2° to 8°C or, if PerCP beads are included, for 1 hour at 2° to 8°C.

349502 Rev. 1

Please refer to Support Documents for Quality Certificates

Global - Refer to manufacturer's instructions for use and related User Manuals and Technical data sheets before using this products as described

Comparisons, where applicable, are made against older BD Technology, manual methods or are general performance claims.  Comparisons are not made against non-BD technologies, unless otherwise noted.