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12L Celsius<sup>®</sup> FFT (MPC/MPC)

Celsius® FFT can be used with any type of equipment for freezing and thawing such as laboratory freezer, cold room, temperature controlled cabinet or water bath.

Four sizes of Celsius® FFT are available, 2 L, 4 L, 6 L, and 12 L nominal fill volume. Pre-qualified shippers for world-wide shipment of Celsius® FFT is offered as part of the complete logistics solution.

Item no.:  FZB212435

Availability:  On Request


Celsius® FFT can be used with any type of conventional and blast freezers while Celsius® FFTp is specifically designed to be frozen in horizontal type plate freezers. Celsius® FFT | FFTp provides exceptional robustness and confidence when handling the frozen container. Celsius® FFT along with it's purpose-designed single-use shippers (Celsius® FFT Box Shipper) offers enhanced process capabilities to create a versatile approach to safeguarding your product in conventional manufacturing.

Maximum Product Security:

  • Extensive functional qualification in real process conditions
  • Confident handling protecting the complete assembly
  • Pre-qualified shipper (ASTM D4169 AL1 mechanical and ISTA7D extreme summer thermal performances)

Simple, Easy to Use Solution:

  • Closed system processing for successful aseptic processes
  • Container design promotes easy handling for operator
  • Shell design provides consistent heat transfer to each unit

Improved Process Efficiency:

  • Stackable for efficient use of freezer space
  • One-way logistics using single-use Celsius® FFT Box Shippers
  • Single-use point accountability and process expertise (bag, shell & shipper from one supplier)

Create Process Flexibility:

  • Replace bottles and carboys using existing freezers and thawing methods
  • Configurable to fit process needs, Multi-fill with design into manifold
  • Common film for efficient process development and samples in lab-scale Celsius® Paks

Celsius® FFT|FFTp provides single-use freeze & thaw solutions for every process step when frozen storage and frozen shipment are required. These containers are configured with the features needed to decouple downstream process steps and securely transport drug substances to drug product sites.

Celsius® FFT|FFTp PDS are qualified against extensive biological, chemical,physical, extractable and functional testing.

The performance and assurance of supply of our Celsius® products are based on the complete control of our manufacturing process for the resins, the film, the bags, the filters and the assemblies. Other fluid-contact components are secured by strategic partnerships, long term contracts and quality agreements.


Celsius® Product Lines - Discover our Freezing Capabilities
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Celsius® FFT Single-Use Container for Flexible Freeze-Thaw Processes
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Celsius FFT: safeguarding your drug substances in conventional FT manufacturing
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Freeze-Thaw Performance and Robustness Assessment of Celsius FFT 6 L
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General Specifications

  • Temperature Range
    -70°C – +45°C (for use at lower temperatures contact Sartorius)
  • Tubing
    Clear C-Flex® 374


  • Volume
    12 L
  • Working Volume
    3 L – 12L

eShop Dynamic Attributes

  • Application Area
    Frozen Storage & Shipping
  • Connector Inlet
    MPC Male + sealing cap
  • Connector Outlet
    MPC Male + sealing cap
  • Connector Sampling
    1/8" ID Luer Female + luer lock plug
  • Film Material
  • Gas Barrier Layer Material
    Ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH)
  • Inlet Line
    3/8" ID 5/8" OD Clear C-Flex® 0.75m
  • Materials of Construction
    • Shell: HDPE, Screw: isoplast 101 40% LGF, natural, Nut: nylon 6/6, natural
    • natural; Nut: nylon 6/6
    • natural
  • Outlet Line
    3/8" ID 5/8" OD Clear C-Flex® 0.75m
  • Pressure Range
    Max. 1 barg in transfer lines
  • Process Step
    • Cell Harvest & Downstream Processing Intermediates
    • Drug Substance Purification
    • Drug Product Formulation
  • Product Contact Layer Material
  • Sampling Lines
    1/8" ID 1/4" OD Clear C-Flex® 0.5m
  • Stacking
  • Sterilization Method
    Gamma irradiation
  • System Type
    Conventional and Blast Freezers
  • Thermowell
Celsius® FFT 12L 1-Unit Shipper
Celsius® FFT 12L 1-Unit Shipper
Item no.: FTH-SM00103-0005

The Celsius® FFT Box Shipper is a robust, qualified solution allowing safe shipment of frozen Celsius® FFT to remote locations. Celsius® FFT Box shipper is a single-use shipper refrigerated by dry-ice pellets which significantly simplifies biopharmaceuticals supply chain through one-way logistics and the transport of frozen Celsius® FFT to its destination site for thawing.

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