Optimice Single-Use Cage Top for Water Bottle

Optimice Single Use Cage Top for Water Bottle, feeder and cage card holder included, 32 per box

This cage top provides the advantages of our Optimice caging, such as the highest density of caging per square foot of room space and slow laminar airflow, for situations where single-use caging is required. This single-use cage top is compatible with water bags.

Recommendations: Single-Use caging is especially useful for reduction of exposure to biohazard, radioactive or toxic substances, as the entire cage can be disposed of as a package, rather than having to decontaminate by other means (which typically mean the cage has to be opened prior to decontamination or neutralization). In addition, decontamination of permanent cages often leads to an accelerated breakdown of the cage plastic, which can lead to an increased need for replacement of permanent cages. It is also useful to keep a supply of single-use caging available for crisis management, such as cage washing equipment breakdown.

Typical products purchased with this cage bottom are:

  • Optimice Single-Use Cage Cage Bottom: DBASE2
  • Optimice Single-Use Water Bottle: C79722
  • Optimice Single-Use Cage Docking Tray: DTRAY
  • Optimice Single-Use 1/4-inch Corn Cob NestPaks Bedding, 100 per case: C49101C
  • Optimice Single-Use 1/4-inch Corn Cob NestPaks Bedding, 75 per case: C49100C
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• Gamma Irradiated
• Includes Single-Use Feeder and Cage Card Holder
• Ships ready for use
• Thirty-Two per box
• Compatible with Optimice/Ergomice/SMART IVC Racks
• Used for radionuclide, toxicology, and bio-containment

What to expect from all Animal Care Systems cages

• One-­pass, low-­velocity airflow with total volume air changes
• No noise or vibration
• Variable-free environment
• Prevents release of odors and allergens in the animal room
• Superior cage visibility
• Lightweight and low cost to maintain

Cage Top Material
Recyclable RPET Plastic

Feeder Material

Feeder Volume

Cage Card Holder
Accommodates Cage card size: 3-inch by 5-inch

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