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Ready to Use, Cost Effective, Facilitating Lean Processing, the Serosep comprehensive range of pre-filled Histopot specimen containers for use in histology and pathology laboratories are manufactured to the highest standard, using quality state of the art production techniques, in a certified manufacturing facility.
Today HistoPot is synonymous with the fixation of Biopsy Samples in Ireland and through our distribution network worldwide.
HistoPot is a trusted brand that has built a reputation in the safety of Patients Biopsy Sample Fixation, which is the single most important stage in the Histopathology process.
For this reason, Serosep has focused its expertise in offering the Medical Scientist a quality-controlled fixative they can trust and the Customer Service to back this up.
From our manufacturing facility here at Serosep the HistoPot is now regarded as one of the benchmarks for the fixation and transportation of millions of critical Histological samples worldwide.
Serosep first began manufacturing formalin-based fixatives in 1999. This was a period in Ireland when it was customary for each Histopathology Laboratory to make their own fixatives.
A range of ready-to-use fixatives in a variety of specimen containers was launched by Serosep in 2000. This product went on to be called ‘HistoPot’.
Serosep was the first company to convince the local market of the benefits of purchasing ready-to-use fixatives and today almost all the Histopathology Laboratories in Ireland use fixatives manufactured by Serosep.
Buoyed by its success in the local market Serosep began exporting the HistoPot to a host of other markets. Today HistoPot is synonymous with biopsy tissue fixation and is sold through our network of dedicated distribution network in over 30 countries worldwide.
Suppling to 95% of the island of Ireland market and export to over 30 countries worldwide.
HistoPot is manufactured and produced on site in Limerick, Ireland allowing for a high-speed turnaround time on orders placed.
Serosep practices and efficiencies allow us to offer a competitive price to our end users and distribution network worldwide.
Serosep ensure that each batch is quality controlled and tested prior to every batch release and sale. HistoPot is a CE ivd marked product manufactured in-line with ISO 13485.
Serosep meets the highest exacting standards ensuring each HistoPot container is integrity tested. A number of the HistoPot containers have even met the 95kPa test approval standard which is integral to our International success.
HistoPot is manufactured using a fully automated production line. Each HistoPot is tightened to a pre-set torque value and sealed consistently from batch to batch ensuring the integrity of fixative during shipping to our customers (no leakage of chemicals).
As an innovative company Serosep are always improving practises and ensuring we continuously work to a high standard.
Serosep are supplying to over 30 countries worldwide. We are particularly strong in Europe, the Middle East, South East Asia, Asia and South America.
In the fields of histology, pathology and cell biology, fixation is a chemical process by which biological tissues are preserved from decay, thereby preventing on-going biochemical reactions.
Fixation is the single most important determinant of high quality histological sections. 10% neutral buffered formalin is the most widely used fixative for routine histology. There are many variables when using formalin as a tissue fixative.
HistoPot Polycube is the latest addition to the HistoPot range of sample containers. The Polycubes are packed in an easy-to-store stackable cube with a durable high – density polyethylene container. The 10L and 20L Polycubes offer all HistoPot users the same source of formalin throughout the histopathology process.
Every unit comes with a tap for easy dispensing which allows users to top-up smaller HistoPot units or fill their tissue processors with the same formalin that has been used for the fixation from the surgery.
Serosep manufactures a range of biopsy tissue fixatives that include: Formalin and a range of other formulations for use in the Histopathology Laboratory.
These fixatives are available in a range of different size biopsy fixation containers that are sold under Serosep’s brand called ‘HistoPot’. HistoPot comes in a range of container sizes from the smallest size HistoPot 40ml up to the HistoPot Polycube 20L.
HistoPot Polycube comes in a 10L and 20L easy-to-use dispensing container with attachable tap for all the other formalin requirements in the Laboratory.
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To ensure the high quality that HistoPot is known for, Serosep works to a strict Quality Policy and manufactures within guidelines set out in this policy for each of its manufacturing schedules.
Serosep have the following ISO certification:
ISO 13485 : 2016 awarded 4th December, 2007
ISO 9001 : 2015 awarded 13th October, 2003
EntericBio realtime faecal / stool pathogen detection kit is registered and carries the CE IVD mark. HistoPot biopsy fixation solutions carry the CE IVD mark.
Serosep are currently preparing to submit an application for FDA Approval and will be hoping to achieve this level in the near future.