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Ensuring quality healthcare for more than 50 years! Blood collection is one of the most commonly used methods for monitoring and diagnosing diseases. Thanks to it, long and painful examinations can often be avoided. However, many risks are involved in blood collection, the most dangerous one being the threat of cross-contamination. Hence, it’s essential for healthcare providers and hospitals to use high-quality blood collection systems. Well, that’s where HMD can help you! Our top-of-the-shelf blood collection tubes enable you to carry out safe blood collection, as it’s a closed system. Our range of blood sample collection tubes is packed, sterilised, and delivered with utmost safety and efficiency. Moreover, we also offer competitive prices on our blood collection tubes. So, if you’re looking for high-quality Vaku-8 Blood collection tubes with an affordable price tag, our products provide both!



HMD offers quality blood collection tubes under its proprietary brand – Vaku 8.



Our Vaku-8 blood sampling tubes are designed for ease-of-use, enabling you to collect a quality blood sample without any hassles. These collection tubes are available for both hematology and chemistry applications and are color-coded according to the use case. Moreover, our Blood Collection Tubes (BCT) also come with EDTA as an anti-coagulant, allowing better prevention of blood cell structure. Here are some features of our Vaku-8 Blood Sampling Tubes:

  • Colour-coded according to use

  • Butyl rubber stopper to prevent blood contact

  • Enables closed-system blood collection

  • Includes a rubber stopper, which facilitates single-hand use

  • Available in a variety of sizes


HMD has been India’s leading sample collection tube manufacturer for more than a decade. We take pride in the fact that our vacuum blood collection tubes consistently meet all international standards for quality. Moreover, over extensive adoption of automated mass production and cutting-edge technology ensures top-notch quality and minimum room for error. Also, we at HMD understand how crucial the timely delivery of blood sample tubes is. That’s why, with us, you won’t have to worry about timelines, as we ensure quick delivery of all our sample collection tubes. So, if you’re looking for superior-quality blood collection tubes and tests, contact us today!


Are HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes endotoxin free?

No, HMD Vaku-8 does not claim that any of the HMD Vaku 8 Blood Collection Tubes are endotoxin free.

Are HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes sterile?

Yes, HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes have a sterile interior. Tubes are sterilised by gamma irradiation.

Can HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes be re-sterilised, for introduction into a sterile field?

HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes are irradiated to achieve sterility. These tubes are sterile on the interior only. We do not recommend re-sterilising the tubes.

Do HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes expire at the beginning or end of the month?

The expiration date on the tube label is stated as a Year/Month. The tubes can be used till the end of the month of its expiry.

Do you plan to launch more device products in the future and what will so special about those products?

We have recently introduced evacuated Blood Collection Tubes to ensure safe collection of Blood and for enabling accurate and reliable automated testing – this is the future for diagnosis for preventive healthcare

Does HMD offer a plain plastic tube, without clot activator?

Yes, we do offer no-additive plastic tubes.

How are HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes packaged?

HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes are packaged with 100 tubes/polystyrene tray and 1,000 tubes/case (10 trays).

How should expired HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes be disposed of?

Local waste collectors should be consulted to see what the proper method of disposal is for unused, expired blood collection products.

What are the correct number of inversions for the various HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes?

An inversion is one complete turn of the wrist, 180 degrees, and back. Tubes should be inverted according to the following recommendations:

  • SST and serum tubes – 5 inversions

  • Additive tubes (EDTA, heparin, etc) – 8-10 inversions

  • Sodium citrate tubes (blue top) – 3-4 inversions

What are the recommended storage conditions for Blood Collection Tube?

The Blood Collection Tubes should be stored at cool a place, exposure to excessive heat should be avoided.

What coatings layer the walls of HMD Vaku-8 Serum and SST tubes?

HMD Vaku-8 Serum and SST tubes are coated with silicon and micronized silica particles to accelerate clotting. A silicon coating reduces adherence of red cells to tube walls. The silica coating can sometimes cause the inner tube wall to appear cloudy and/or filmy. This cloudy appearance is normal and does not affect use.

What type of material is used to produce HMD Vaku-8 Blood Collection Tubes?

HMD Vaku-8 Tubes are made of a special formulation of polyethylene terephthalate (PET). This special formulation is extremely strong, dimensionally stable, and resistant to chemicals and breakage.


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