Gamma Irradiation

Gamma Irradiated, Sterile, “Custom” Laboratory Animal Diets

February, April, June, August, October, and December:  Have your order in by the FIRST day of that month and your Gamma Irradiation processing costs are ON US! Please allow approximately until the end of the month for the processing of your order.  Orders received in time will be batched together for bulk processing. Orders received at any other time will be processed as usual for the usual fee.

Plan Ahead and Save Your Research Dollars!

After producing sterile custom L-Amino Acid defined laboratory animal diets for many years, Dyets  is now able to expand our sterile product line to the research community with sterile casein-based custom diets. These new casein-based diets are formulated with specially prepared, sterile casein.  Dyets stocks both specially prepared high nitrogen casein or vitamin-free casein for gamma irradiated diets. Sterile (by gamma irradiation) casein-based diets are available in pellet, powder, or liquid diet forms.

Gamma irradiation costs are typically in the $1100.00/batch range.  U.S.P. Sterility testing is available for an additional charge.  Please note the following additional information for ordering gamma-irradiated diets:

  • Gamma irradiation will require 21 business days.
  • Allow 7 business days for shipping (within U.S.A.)
  • All orders for gamma irradiated diets should be placed 2 weeks prior to irradiation. This will allow Dyets 10 days to prepare and package your diets before irradiation. Use catalog number 999503 when ordering.
  • Custom 1 kg vacuum packaging of sterile diets can be performed for $4.00/bag.

Our specially processed high nitrogen casein or vitamin-free casein for diets to be gamma-irradiated can be purchased separately (as an ingredient). Please call for pricing and availability.

Should you have any further questions, please call or e-mail us.

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