BD Vacutainer® Barricor™ Product Overview

A single-use, evacuated blood collection tube with a mechanical separator that can be used to collect, separate, transport and process venous blood specimens

What is the BD Barricor™ Tube?

  • BD Barricor™ tube is a single-use, plastic evacuated tube with a mechanical separator
  • Used to collect, separate, transport and process venous blood specimens
  • Provides a high-quality plasma sample for chemistry determinations and TDM monitoring for in vitro diagnostic use

Why use BD Barricor™ Tubes?

  • Consistently provides a fast, clean, high-quality plasma sample
  • Improves lab workflow efficiency and may lower costs

Tube dimensions

  • 13 x 100 mm and 13 x 75 mm*

Draw volume

  • 3.0, 3.5, 4.5, 5.0 and  5.5 mL

Lithium heparin additive

  • Same as BD Vacutainer® PST™, PST™II and Lithium Heparin tubes
  • Same additive-to-volume ratio as BD Vacutainer® PST™, PST™II, or Lithium Heparin tubes

18-month shelf life

  • The vacuum retention performance of the tube wall and the absence of gel yield an 18-month shelf life

Product Attributes Are Designed to Optimize Performance

BD Hemogard closure

BD Hemogard™ closure

  • Lime color for easy identification
  • Also available in kelly green (secondary color)

Mechanical Seperator

Mechanical Seperator

  • Launched under centrifugation
  • Creates stable, robust barrier

Low-zinc stopper

Low-zinc stopper

  • Compatible with zinc testing
  • DEHP, PVC and BPA are not part of the material formulation

Surfactant coating on separator

Surfactant coating on separator

  • Optimized to not interfere with analyte testing

Elastomer top

Elastomer top

  • Stretches under centrifugation   
  • Creates seal on inside wall of tube at the end of centrifugation

High-density base

High-density base

  • High-density plastic base uses differential buoyancy between plasma and cells to ensure the separator orients correctly under centrifugation

CE marked products for ordering in Europe

Number per pack for all tube sizes: 100/pack, 1000/case.

Catalog
Number

Tube
Size
(mm)

Draw
Volume
(mL)

Label

BD
Hemogard™
Color

365030

13 x 100

4.5

Paper

Lime

365031

13 x 75

3.0

Paper

Lime

365032

13 x 100

4.5

Block

Lime

365033

13 x 100

4.5

See Thru

Lime

365034

13 x 100

3.5

Paper

Lime

365035

13 x 75

3.0

See Thru

Lime

365036

13 x 75

3.0

Block

Lime

365039

13 x 100

5.5

Paper

Lime

365040

13 x 100

5.5

See Thru

Lime

365042

13 x 100

5.0

See Thru

Kelly Green

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A difference you can see

Clean, high-quality plasma sample

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Fast results

Reduces time-to-result, enabling faster clinical decisions

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