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Ultima Gold, 4x2.5L

Ultima Gold is PerkinElmer's safer line of liquid scintillation cocktails (LSC) designed for a wide range of aqeous and non-aqueous samples. Ultima Gold is the ideal, high efficiency, multipurpose LSC cocktail. For samples which exhibit severe quench in conventional cocktails, Ultima Gold provides superior detection efficiency.

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1 x 1 L
168.00 USD
1 x 5 L
511.00 USD
4 x 2.5 L
773.00 USD
2 x 5 L
740.00 USD
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  • Safer family of liquid scintillation cocktails
  • High-efficiency, multipurpose LSC for a wide range of samples
  • Typical sample load capacity is 4 to 5 mL of cocktail

Address any liquid scintillation counting need with PerkinElmer’s liquid scintillation cocktails, vials, and accessories. You can be confident that our products meet the highest standards of performance, user safety, environmental safety, and user convenience.


Detection Method Radiometric
Grade Safer
Package Volume 10.0 L
Product Brand Name Ultima Gold
Quantity in a Package Amount 4.0 Units
Sample Type Liquid (aqueous), Solid (soluble), Solid (insoluble), Biological samples
Shipping Condition Ambient
Unit Size 4 x 2.5 L
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Application Note

LSC Cocktails - Elemental Composition

A researcher wanted to know the percentages of the elements present in various commonly used cocktails to satisfy regulations concerning the disposal of cocktail waste by incineration.

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LSC Sample Preparation and Counting of Biological Samples

In Liquid Scintillation Counting (LSC), preparationof biological samples has always been treated as aspecial case because of the difficulties associated with their preparation for counting. In general, all biological samples contain components not generallyfound in any other sample types, therefore ...

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LSC in Practice - Cocktail Microemulsion May Product Stable "Liquid Crystal" Structure

One researcher commented that the addition of a 5.0 mLof 0.1 M HCl sample to 10.0 mL of ULTIMA™ Gold,followed by mixing at 24 °C, resulted in a “slightly hazy” system. The researcher was concerned that this might indicate an unstable mixture.

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LSC in Practice - Counting Aqueous Samples by LSC

The primary objective of all sample preparation procedures for liquid scintillation counting (LSC) is to obtain a homogeneous solution for efficient energy transfer from the sample to the LS cocktail. Aqueous solutions are some of the simplest and most commonly found in liquid scintillation analysis ...

LSC in Practice - Measurement of 3H in Dilute Sulfuric Acid

One of PerkinElmer’s field sales engineers forwarded a request for assistance regarding the selection of the optimal cocktail for use with a sample containing 4.5 mL deionized water and 0.036 N sulfuric acid. The nuclide of interest was 3H, and polyethylene vials were used extensively in the laborat ...

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Radiometric Reagents Guide 2010-2011

For over 50 years PerkinElmer has been a leading supplier of radiochemicals, liquid scintillation cocktails, vials and nuclear counting detection instruments. Today is no different. We have always been committed to providing you products for all of your radiometric needs and we are still committed t ...