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Greiner Bio-One Preanalytics

VACUETTE® Specimen Collection System

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Bad Haller Strasse 32,
A-4550 Kremsmünster,

Greiner Bio-One is a technology partner for hospitals, laboratories, universities, research institutes and the diagnostic, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, specialising in the development, manufacture and distribution of high-quality plastic laboratory products.

Our Preanalytics division produces evacuated sample collection tubes for capillary blood collection systems, as well as blood, saliva and urine, while distributing suitable safety accessories and products.

As one of the first developers of an evacuated specimen collection system for urine and blood, made of almost unbreakable Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic, Greiner Bio-One Preanalytics is one of the leaders in evacuated specimen collection.

Venous blood collection

Greiner Bio-One offers its clients a vast array of products for venous blood collection with VACUETTE® brand. The innovative blood collection tubes, formed with practically unbreakable PET plastic, are available with various additives, in both standard and special tubes.

Should a health sector employee contract a bloodborne illness, the cause can typically be a former injury from a sharp, contaminated object. One of the recurring causes of infection is direct blood-to-blood contact, such as with an NSI.

Infections such as HIV, for example, remain fatal, as it is not possible to vaccinate against such diseases. Greiner Bio-One delivers a wide variety of safety products to provide the best defence possible from bloodborne infections caused by NSIs, such as safety blood collection sets, safety tube holders and safety needles.

As well as safety products and blood collection tubes, we all distribute an assortment of accessories such as ESR accessories, snap caps and tube holders.

Capillary blood collection

Greiner Bio-One offers an extensive range of products for capillary blood collection with the MiniCollect® brand. Geriatric patients, young children and patients with fragile veins are compatible with the system. We also recommend MiniCollect in circumstances where venous blood collection is particularly difficult, such as for those with extensive burns.

Safety products, such as safety lancets, as well as accessories, such as capillaries, carrier tubes or funnels, are also available under the MiniCollect brand.

A capillary blood collection system, including the carrier tube, is available with MiniCollect Complete. The MiniCollect tube comes preassembled within the carrier tube, which offers several advantages for sample analysis in instruments.

Urine collection

All urine samples carry the potential for infection. Through the use of the closed VACUETTE urine system, sanitary sample collection and laboratory testing are guaranteed. Greiner Bio-One offers VACUETTE urine beakers, containers and tubes.

Saliva collection system

Saliva can be collected efficiently and without stress by rinsing with the saliva collection solution. The contained dye, tartrazine, functions as an internal standard, ensuring reproducible saliva analysis. The collection system contains a saliva collection beaker, a saliva extraction solution and an evacuated saliva transfer tube.

Vascular catheter

Greiner Bio-Ones offers an extensive range of automatic arterial catheters and safety IVs for challenging physical conditions, as well as numerous clinical needs. Manufactured with both patient and user in mind, the products are designed to provide the user with confidence that first-time insertion success is possible every time.

MiniCollect® PIXIE Heel Incision Safety Lancet

MiniCollect® PIXIE is a safety lancet for the heel. With a shallow penetration depth, PIXIE nevertheless gently ensures maximum blood flow. This product is ideal for premature and newborn babies.

VACUETTE® EVOPROTECT Safety Blood Collection Set

The brand-new VACUETTE® EVOPROTECT Safety Blood Collection Set is the next evolution of safety. The semi-automatic click mechanism protects the user from the risk of needlestick injuries and makes the daily task of blood collection easier. The VACUETTE EVOPROTECT provides for gentle collection and safety from injury because we believe that every needlestick is one too many.

SAFETY Blood Collection Set

The SAFETY Blood Collection Set has been specially developed for patients with difficult vein conditions, but is equally suitable for any regular blood taking situation, due to the gentle comfort it provides to a patient.


More flexibility – as offered by the VACUETTE® QUICKSHIELD Safety Tube Holder. The safety shield of the newly designed holder can now be positioned in any direction.

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Greiner Bio-One’s new VACUETTE® EVOPROTECT SAFETY Blood Collection Set enables blood to be collected gently and protects the user against needlestick injuries.

1 April 2021

Extension of the Intended Use: Viruses Safely Contained

Ever since the alarming news about the global Covid-19 pandemic and the far-reaching effects, the focus for healthcare has increasingly shifted towards the detection of viruses. Greiner Bio-One can make a significant contribution to virus detection with the VACUETTE® Virus Stabilization Tube.

23 February 2021

Greiner Bio-One’s 2019 Positive Business Development

Last year, Greiner Bio-One employed a worldwide workforce of 2,320 at 28 locations in 20 countries, hitting sales revenues of EUR 509 million, which represented growth of 8% over 2018 (EUR 473 million), passing the EUR 500 million mark for the first time.

26 May 2020

Greiner Bio-One Backs the Lebanon Swiss Red Cross

Greiner Bio-One is backing a Swiss Red Cross (SRK) scheme to revolutionise the blood donor service and delivery of safe blood supplies for Syrian refugees and the wider community in Lebanon.

27 January 2020

Greiner Announces New Bio-One Logo

Greiner Bio-One has a new logo. The new division logo was developed with the aim of presenting Greiner visually more strongly as a group, without restricting the visual and perceived independence and autonomy of the divisions.

26 March 2019


The innovative VACUETTE® SAFELINK holder with a male luer lock further complements Greiner Bio-One’s range of practical accessories.

4 December 2018

Greiner Bio-One 2017 Financial Year

Greiner Bio-One had a successful business year in 2017, further reinforcing its market position thanks to strong growth, new sites and innovative product solutions.

8 May 2018

Meet Greiner Bio-One Preanalytics at MEDICA 2010

As usual we will be exhibiting at this year's MEDICA. We would be delighted to welcome you there. Once again, Greiner Bio-One Preanalytics and BioScience will share an exhibition booth, bringing you the latest product highlights and innovations from the medical and preanalytical areas a

2 November 2010

Greiner Bio-One Introduces New VACUETTE ESR Tube Made From Polypropylene

The conversion from glass to plastic blood collection tubes has made daily routine work for medical staff a lot easier and, above all, safer. Up until now just measurement of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) was still carried out in glass tubes. This one last safety risk is now

27 January 2010

Greiner Bio-One Launches VACUETTE TIPGUARD Safety Tube Holder

Needlestick injuries are still a cause for concern in the healthcare sector. In times when Hepatitis B and C as well as HIV infections are on the rise again, cut or stick injuries are potential sources of danger for blood collection staff that have to be eliminated. Various studies have

27 January 2010

Greiner Bio-One at Medica 2009

Once again we will be exhibiting together with Greiner Bio-One BioScience at this year's Medica in Düsseldorf, Germany, which will take place 18-21 November. There will be an opportunity to meet product experts and take a look at the latest new items. Come and visit us in hall 03 at booth B7

26 October 2009

VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS Needle – Bringing Vision to Blood Collection

The new VACUETTE® VISIO PLUS blood collection needle with optical venipuncture control is a great help for phlebotomy personnel. The latest innovation from Greiner Bio-One brings vision to blood collection at last. When venipuncture has been carried out successfully, blood flow is visible in

22 November 2006

Greiner Bio-One AG – the company

The Greiner Bio-One International AG (public limited company), specialist for specimen collection systems and products for pharmaceutical active substance screening, has it's headquarters in Kremsmünster, Upper Austria. The company was formed in 2001 when the Labortechnik branch left

19 November 2003

ESR Systems – Greiner Bio-One presents a new generation of instruments

The new Greiner Bio-One analysers for measuring the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) are distinguished by their increased ease of comfort as well as functional and technical improvements. Available as of February 2004. The new modern design with integrated plastic cover to protect

19 November 2003

Safety in Blood Collection

Accidental needlestick injuries are both far too frequent and far too risky. However, recent developments in butterfly sets include safety features which should prevent any such injuries. Greiner Bio-One GmbH Every day, thousands of healthcare workers worldwide are accidentally

27 March 2003

Greiner Bio-One GmbH

Bad Haller Strasse 32
A-4550 Kremsmünster

Greiner Bio-One GmbH (Germany)

Maybachstraße 2
D-72636 Frickenhausen

Greiner Hungary Kft.

Fertösor 7
H-9200 Mosonmagyaróvár

Greiner Bio-One S.A.S (France)

3-7 Avenue du Corp Horn
BP 31 - Les Ulis
F-91941 Courtaboeuf

Greiner Bio-One Brasil (Brazil)

Produtos Medicos Hospitalares Ltda.
Rua Affonso Pansan, 1967
Vila Bertini CEP 13.473-620
America São Paulo

Greiner Bio-One B.V. (The Netherlands)

Albert Einsteinweg 16
NL-2408 Alphen a/d Rijn

Greiner Bio-One Vacuette (Switzerland)

Schweiz GmbH
St. Leonhard Str. 31
CH-9000 St.Gallen

Greiner Bio-One Ltd (UK)

Stroudwater Business Park
Brunel Way
Stonehouse, Glos. GL103 SX
United Kingdom

USA - Greiner Bio-One North America Inc.

4238 Capital Drive
Monroe, North Carolina 28110
United States of America

Greiner Bio-One - Middle East

c/o Dr. Hisham Ouda
15, Ahmed Kamal StreetHeliopolis

Greiner Bio-One Thailand Ltd.

700/172 Moo. 1 Amata Nakorn
Industrial Estate
Chonburi 20160

Greiner Bio-One (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Suite 2111, Tower A, The Corenthum
A-41, Sector 62, Noida 201301

Greiner Bio-One Suns Co. Ltd (China)

No.6 Guang'anmen Nei Street
Beijing Xicheng District

Greiner Bio-One BVBA/SPRL (Belgium)

Koning Albert I Laan 50
B-1780 Wemmel

Greiner Bio-One Co. Ltd. (Japan)

Fukuyoshizaka Building, 2nd Floor
Manato-Ku, Tokyo 107-0052

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