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 and  5.5 mL

Lithium heparin additive

  • Same as BD Vacutainer® PST™ 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

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

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

Catalog Number

Tube
Size
(mm)

Draw
Volume
(mL)

Label

BD
Hemogard™
Color

365043

13 x 75

3.0

Paper

Lime

365044

13 x 100

3.5

Paper

Lime

365045

13 x 100

4.5

Paper

Lime

365047

13 x 100

5.5

Paper

Lime

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Clean, high-quality plasma sample

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Fast results

Reduces time-to-result, enabling faster clinical decisions

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