General Tissue Storage Information
Bio-Tissue® products (PROKERA®, AmnioGraft®, & AmnioGuard®) are shipped in a temperature-controlled container and can be kept in the shipping container until the marked expiration date/time. Once removed from the shipping container, the products should be stored in a refrigerator or freezer according to the following guidelines:
after receipt of
Temperature: || |
hours after package arrival
Insulated Shipping Container
Within the expiration date printed on the outer shipping box.
3 months of receipt (no freezer available)
to 50°F) || |
3 months of placing in the refrigerator or until expiration date printed on outer packaging, whichever comes first.
1 year of receipt
(-56.2°F to 32°F)
(home or general use)
Within 1 year of placing in the freezer or until expiration date printed on the outer packaging, whichever comes first.
Long term storage
to -58°F) || |
Until expiration date printed on the outer product packaging (shelf-life is 2 years from date of manufacture).
Refer to Bio-Tissue’s Amniotic Membrane individual Product Inserts for more details.