Store in a refrigerator (2°-8°C). Do not freeze.
For storage conditions after opening: Chemical and physical in-use stability of Erbitux 5 mg/mL has been demonstrated for 48 hrs at 25°C, if the solution is prepared as described in Cautions For Usage.
Erbitux does not contain any antimicrobial preservative or bacteriostatic agent. From a microbiological point of view, Erbitux shall be used immediately after opening. If not used immediately, in-use storage times and conditions prior to use are the responsibility of the user and would normally not be longer than 24 hrs at 2°-8°C, unless opening has taken place in controlled and validated aseptic conditions.