Store in a refrigerator (2-8°C).
For storage conditions after opening, see as follows.
Shelf-Life: 4 years.
Chemical and physical in-use stability of Erbitux 5 mg/ml has been demonstrated for 48 hours at 25°C, if the solution is prepared as described in Special precautions for disposal and other handling under Cautions for Usage.
Erbitux does not contain any antimicrobial preservative or bacteriostatic agent. From a microbiological point of view, the product 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 hours at 2 to 8°C, unless opening has taken place in controlled validated aseptic conditions.