HydroGel 2oz Cup - Irradiated

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SKU: 70-01-5022

The World’s #1 choice for hydrating research animals, HydroGel is a Barrier Packed non-wetting sterile water gel. 98% pure water, sterile inside and out, gamma irradiated to assure product integrity.

HydroGel keeps animals completely hydrated and can offer a clean, convenient solution for hydrating animals during transportation as it is clean, dry and single use. It is also effective at supplementing compromised, weaning or recovering animals and serves well to transition animals to an automated watering system.

With a 24-month shelf life from production, it is an excellent back up to your existing water supply system an can also be stored at ambient temperature.

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Non-stock item - may be subject to long lead times

Sold in cases of 96 cups

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Made from FDA approved ingredients, HydroGel needs no refrigeration or special handling. HydroGel contains 98% water, as well as hydrocolloids (to give it its gel texture), food acid for preservation and an electrolyte mix.

The soft gel formulation is designed to promote consumption, retain moisture and offers a rate of consumption similar to that of water (5mg(ml)/mouse/day). Portioned in Tyvek® medical packaging, individually coded with lot number and expiry date.

Improving Welfare

  • Made from FDA approved materials
  • Industry standard for hydration during transportation
  • Suitable for short or long transit shipping times
  • Supplement for compromised, recovering or weaning animals
  • Alternative to water bottles and excellent emergency water source
  • Useful in transitioning animals to automated watering systems

Quality Assured

  • Tyvek® medical packaging
  • E-Beam irradiation
  • 98% Purified water
  • Complies with quality standards as tested by an independent laboratory
  • Certificate of analysis by manufactured lot
  • Individually coded with lot and date of expiration

Ingredients: Purified Water, Hydrocolloids, Electrolyte Blend, Food Acids

Shelf Life: 24-month shelf life from production.

Does not require refrigeration or special handling.

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  • 2oz cup case of 96 irradiated


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