Established in 2005 in New Jersey, SafetyCord has the highest amount of cord blood units for Hispanic families in the world.
- Over 300 transplant procedures have used stem cells from SafetyCord’s private facility
- Approved by the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration), and the AABB (American Association of Blood Banks). The bank is also certified by the CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments)
- Offers “High-Resolution HLA Typing,” a test that allows researchers and donor families to access a stored data sample for future procedures at any time
Collection, Transportation, and Storage
A collection kit is administered to expectant parents. This kit is temperature-controlled, allowing the cord blood to travel unaffected for hours. The kit is approved for both domestic and international shipments.
The kit is entirely sterile, and uses the Sepax S-100 processing system. Once the umbilical cord is placed inside the container, it remains sealed until arrival at the designated facility.
Once at the storage facility, the umbilical cord is processed, and the quality of collected stem cells is certified. After this, the cord blood is placed in a storage freezer.
Stem cells are put into cryogenic storage at -80 degrees Celsius, and final temperatures are lowered to below -150 degrees Celsius.
- Enrollment, processing, and first year storage – $2100
- Annual storage fee – $135
- Prepaid plans (includes enrollment, processing, and 20 years of storage) – $4,000
SafetyCord offers discounts for twins, triplets, and younger siblings. Additional savings are offered for referrals.
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