LaunchWorks Viral Transport Media (VTM)

The FDA has issued Emergency Use Authorizations (EUA) for numerous molecular and antigen tests for detection of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19). Our Viral Transport Media is listed per FDA guidance, “Enforcement Policy for Viral Transport Media during the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency.”  The VTM is manufactured in the LaunchWorks CDMO facility which is FDA registered, cGMP compliant, and ISO 13485:2016 certified.

VTM Specimen Kit:

 - 1 tube with 3 mLs of sterile LaunchWorks VTM
 - Biohazard bag - tube labeled per CDC instructions
 - Absorbent pad


 - Nylon-flocked NP swab
 - Barcode or QP-coded
labels (up to 3)
 - Patient Card
 - UN 3373 Return Box

Swab Specifications:

 - Naseopharyngeal swab
 - Individually packaged
 - Nylon flocked
 - 155mm, 80 mm breakpoint

 - FDA-registered Manufacturer
 - Ethylene Oxide Sterlization
 - 2 year shelf-life
 - CE-marked

Launchworks VTM Recipe:

 - Fetal Bovine Serum (sterile, heat
inactivated, USDA approved)
 - Hanks Balanced Salt Solution
(no phenol red)

 - Gentamicin
 - Amphotericin B
 - Physiological pH range

Media Specifications

 - Microbial Sterility Tested
 - DNAse and Protease free Tested

Viral Transport Media (VTM)

Product VTM Filled Tubes VTM Filled Tubes VTM Filled Tubes VTM Filled Tubes VTM Filled Tubes
Description 3 mL of VTM in IATA RATED 12 mL tube 1L Bottles 100 labeled tubes & swabs, biohazard bags in bulk Labeled tube in biohazard bag Any combinination of additional parts
Configuration Case of 50 or 500 One (1) bottle or case of six (6) Case of 100 Cases of 100 or greater Cases of 100 or greater
Options Patient Label None None None See Belo