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Sample Handling

Sample Handling

Quality Consumables for Sample Collection, Transport, Storage and Processing

Using high quality consumables that maintain sample integrity, ensure no assay interference, prevent leakage and comply with transport regulations is essential.

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  • Centrifuge Tubes Large Volume

    Centrifuge Tubes Large Volume

    Two ranges of centrifuge tubes are available from Alpha Laboratories. SuperClear™ tubes are designed for more demanding molecular biology applications whilst the Apex ‘Essential’ range offers excellent value for everyday centrifugation and storage.
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  • Counting Vials

    Counting Vials

    Aseptically manufactured from clear polystyrene, these multipurpose vials are suitable for blood counting or general dilutions.
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  • Culture Tools

    Culture Tools

    Great value, colour-coded culture tools in smooth plastic. Free of lubricants so no risk of contamination.
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  • Cryogenic Vials

    Cryogenic Vials

    Designed for safe, ultra-low temperature storage, Alpha has four ranges of CE marked cryogenic storage vials.

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  • Cuvettes


    Disposable cuvettes for use in most standard spectrophotometers.
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  • Filter Paper

    Filter Paper

    Sourced from high quality European mills, Alpha Laboratories' cellulose filter papers are an ideal replacement for traditional filter paper brands.

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  • Laboratory Trays and Liners

    Laboratory Trays and Liners

    Spill trays and liners provide safe containment of spillages and lab bench protection.
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  • Microcentrifuge Tubes

    Microcentrifuge Tubes

    Tubes for sample processing and storage.
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  • Micro Slide Boxes
  • Parafilm


    Perfect for wrapping around flasks, beakers and tubes, this tough, pliable sealing film possesses excellent adhesive properties and high resistance to alcohols, aqueous acids and alkalis.
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  • Petri Dishes

    Petri Dishes

    All Petri Dishes are aseptically manufactured under clean room conditions (class 7 ISO14644) to exclude microbiological contamination.
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  • pH Testing

    pH Testing

    Consumables for Sample Analysis

    Alpha Laboratories' has a diverse and economical range of pH Strips, Papers and Rolls. These are ideal for many applications in the laboratory, industry and field.
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  • Round Bottom Test Tubes

    Round Bottom Test Tubes

    These disposable laboratory test tubes are ideal for RIA, coagulation, blood grouping, molecular biology, bacteriology, sample or standard dilution protocols.
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  • Sample Containers

    Sample Containers

    Specimen Containers for Sample Collection, Processing, Storage and Transport.
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  • Sample Cups

    Sample Cups

    Alpha's Sample Cups are suitable for use on chemistry and coagulation analysers.
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  • Sample Transport Packaging

    Sample Transport Packaging

    Consumables for Sample Transport

    SpeciSafe® unique ultra-absorbent, time saving & cost-effective secondary packaging for commonly used vials, plus versatile Biological Sample Mailing Solutions which all ensure UN3373 regulations compliance.

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  • Spatulas


    These polystyrene spatulas are great for measuring out and mixing small amounts of reagent and chemicals. Highly resistant and virtually unbreakable, they have a million and one uses throughout the lab!
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  • Swabs


    A selection of plain and transport swabs for collection and safe transport of bacteriological, serological & cytological samples. Plain swabs are CE-marked for IVD and transport swabs as Class IIa in accordance with Medical Devices Directive 93/42/EEC.
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  • Syringe Filters

    Syringe Filters

    Alpha's range of disposable syringe filters are convenient and easy to use. They are available individually wrapped with a variety of membranes in a pure, polypropylene, heat sealed housing.

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  • Weighing Dishes

    Weighing Dishes

    The Alpha polystyrene weighing dishes will resist diluted acids, aqueous solutions, alcohols and bases. They are ideal for many applications such as weighing, dispensing or storing.
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  • Wipes


    Soft, strong wipes ideal for healthcare and laboratory cleaning, instrument and lens cleaning, and many other applications.
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