Millipore Corp.

Oct. 3, 2005
High-Retention Filters Protect Against Mycoplasma Contamination
Millipore introduced on October 3 its Express SHR (Sterile High-Retention) filters. These new filters provide sterilizing-grade performance and mycoplasma removal across a range of applications, including cell culture media and media additives, process intermediates and other biological fluids. Express SHR deliver validated sterilizing-grade filtration and reliable mycoplasma removal for enhanced sterility assurance, high flow rates for improved process efficiency and an on-board PES membrane prefilter for extended filter capacity and lower filtration costs. The sterilizing-grade Express SHR 0.1-µm rated filters are available in a range of formats including: membrane disks (25 mm, 47 mm, 90 mm and 142 mm); cartridge filters ranging in size from 5- to 30-inches; OptiScale disposable scaling devices; and Opticap XL and XLT autoclavable or gamma-compatible capsules. Millipore Express SHR devices are a part of the Millipore Express family of PES filters, including Millipore Express SHF high flow filters for buffer filtration, and Millipore Express SHC high capacity devices for filtration of serum-free media and other moderate- to high-fouling process intermediates.