|Product description||Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) (6th International Standard) 人绒毛膜促性腺激素国际标准品hCG|
|Product number||18/244 NIBSC18/244|
|Category||Biotherapeutics Protein Hormones and Endocrine Products|
|Keywords||hCG, HCG, Human Chorionic gondaotrophin|
|Type of standard||International Standard|
The WHO International Standard for human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG) is intended for use in the calibration of bioassays and immunoassays for hCG. This preparation, coded 18/244, contains highly purified intact hCG, and was ampouled and evaluated for its suitability to serve as a WHO International Standard in a collaborative study. It was established as the 6th International Standard by the Expert Committee on Biological Standardization of the WHO at its 71st meeting in October 2020.It replaces the 5th International Standard for hCG, coded 07/364.
The preparation contains material of human origin, and either the final product or the source materials, from which it is derived, have been tested and found negative for HBsAg, anti-HIV and HCV RNA. As with all materials of biological origin, this preparation should be regarded as potentially hazardous to health. It should be used and discarded according to your own laboratory’s safety procedures. Such safety procedures should include the wearing of protective gloves and avoiding the generation of aerosols. Care should be exercised in opening ampoules or vials, to avoid cuts.