This product is for Professional Use only and not for sale to the general public for home use.
Please log in with a business account to purchase.

Sign In

BD Vacutainer® BD K2EDTA tubes (PET)

Product code: 367525-1000

Pack Size: 10x100
CE Verified: CE IVD
Contact us for a Quotation

This is not a regular stock item and therefore not subject to our standard delivery schedule. Please contact us on +44 (0) 2380 483000 for advice on expected delivery date.

Product Information

The BD Vacutainer® K2EDTA blood collection tube with a 1.8mg/mL EDTA concentration are used for routine coagulation studies. The PET tubes are available in a range of size and can be identified by a light purple cap.

This PET tube has a 10.0ml draw volume and measures 16mm diameter and 100mm height with a spray dried K2EDTA 1.8mg/mL additive within the tube as recommended by the ICSH (International Council Society of Haematology). The light purple cap has the BD Hemogard™ tube closure, designed to protect from blood which may splatter when the tube is opened. The rubber stopper is recessed inside the plastic shield, preventing exposure to blood present on the stopper.

EDTA salts (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) are widely used to anticoagulate whole blood for haematological investigations, as the cellular components of the blood are particularly well preserved by EDTA. The anticoagulation is achieved by the EDTA forming complexes with metal ions such as calcium, therefore inhibiting the coagulation cascade. Anticoagulation with EDTA is irreversible.

To avoid micro-clotting, it is recommended that the EDTA tubes are mixed by inverting them 8-10 times, immediately after taking the blood sample.

Provided in cases of 1000 vacutainers (10 boxes of 100 tubes).


•Dimensions (Diameter x Height): 16mm x 100mm
•Draw Volume: 10mL
•Preservative: K2EDTA
•Separator: None
•Tube Material: Polyethylene Terephthalate
•Label: Paper
•Cap closure: BD Hemoguard™
•Cap Colour: Purple


  • Brand Becton Dickinson
  • Sterile N
  • CE Certified CE IVD
  • Warranty Period Standard Terms Apply
  • Is product classified as dangerous goods? No
  • Does the product contain latex? Unspecified
  • Volume 10mL

Storage Details

  • Pack Description 10x100
  • Shipping Condition Ambient
  • Storage Condition Ambient
  • Pack Length (m) 0.45
  • Pack Width (m) 0.3
  • Pack Height (m) 0.4
  • Pack Weight (kg) 0.00

Require further information for this product? Get in touch below

How can we contact you? Please confirm accepted methods:

* Required Fields

Your request will be forwarded to the relevant department to assist with your enquiry. By clicking 'Send Enquiry' you are authorising Alpha Laboratories to process your information and use it to contact you so that we may respond to your request, as well as to communicate with you regarding our products and services.

Submitting your details indicates that you agree to our Privacy Policy.