Blood Collection Tubes

I.S.S. manufactures many different types of blood collection tubes, these tubes can contain either anticoagulant (to prevent the blood from clotting) or clot accelerator/activator (to accelerate the clotting of blood).

Our range of anticoagulant collection tubes include: lithium heparin, di potassium EDTA, floride/oxalate, sodium citrate 3.2% (9N). Our range of clotting accelerator collection tubes include: clotted blood, beads and separation gel.

Quality is paramount in every aspect of our business. Our blood collection tubes are CE marked in accordance with EU directive 98/79/EC and tested to ISO 6710:2017, a single-use containers for human venous blood specimen collection. We offer an extensive range of sizes (fill volume from 0.5ml to 10ml) and colours to meet your specific laboratory requirements. We also have available carrier tubes, these will convert blood collection tubes to a standard diameter and height so that they can be directly used with an automated sampling equipment.

We have different format of lids available for example pierceable membrane, push cap and screw cap for paediatric blood collection. Our lids are also colour coded for standard compliance and ease of recognition.

Colour coded lids

  • Orange: Lithium Heparin
  • Pink: Di Potassium EDTA
  • Yellow: Floride/Oxalate
  • Mauve: Sodium Citrate 3.2% (9NC)
  • Brown/White: Separation Gel for Clotted Blood
  • Green: Treated with Separation Gel
  • White: Empty, Treated with Clotted Blood/Beads or Gamma Irradiated

If you can not find the blood collection tube that you are looking, please get in touch with us with your specific needs and we will be happy to help you with a bespoke solution.