LifeGuard® Oil

CE Marked (CE 0086)
Pharmaceutical Grade Source High purity viscous mineral oil

LGUA-100, 100 ml
LGUA-500, 500 ml
AMLG-100, 100 ml (Amber Bottle)

Indications for Use

LifeGuard® Oil is designed to be used as an oil overlay for droplets of medium for embryo culture or manipulation.

Why would you choose LifeGuard Oil®?
  • LifeGuard® Oil is a high viscosity, quality-tested human embryo culture oil
  • Prescreened for purity and batch controlled
  • Thoroughly washed to remove the endotoxins and harmful chemicals
  • LifeGuard® Oil protects against temperature fluctuation
  • Protects from pH drift and impact from toxins
  • Processed and sourced specifically for IVF and ART embryo culture
  • Sterile filtered (SAL 0.001)
  • 1-cell MEA and Endotoxin Tested
  • Optimal viscosity for embryo culture
  • 24 month minimum shelf life

Store at 15-25°C and protected from light.

Shelf Life

2 years when stored at 15-25°C and protected from light.


A pharmaceutical grade source high purity viscous mineral oil.

Quality Control Specifications
Biological Tests Specification Common Results
Lal Endotoxin < 0.50 EU/ml < 0.25 EU/ml
Sterility Test Negative Negative
1-cell Mouse Embryo Assay (% blastocysts at 96h of culture) > 80% 90 — 100%
Precautions and Warnings
  1. Not to be used for injection.
  2. Caution: Federal Law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician (or properly licensed practitioner).
  3. Do not use the product if:
    • the product packaging appears damaged or if the seal is broken
    • the expiry date has been exceeded
    • the product becomes discolored, cloudy, or shows evidence of particulate matter
  4. To avoid problems with contamination, practice aseptic techniques and discard minimal amounts of excess medium remaining in the bottle.
  5. Once the bottle is opened, store the product tightly capped at 2-8ºC and protected from light.
  6. The user should read and understand the Instructions for Use, Precautions and Warnings, and be trained in the correct procedure before using LifeGuard Oil®.