Medical devices


Safety at all times: High-end functions for incubation of cell cultures, bacteria cultures or tissue cultures.

Medical Device CE 0197


Standard delivery CO2 incubator ICOmed

On this page, you can find all the essential technical data on the Memmert CO2 incubator ICOmed. Our customer relations team will be pleased to help if you want further information. If you should require a customised special solution, please contact our technical specialists at


Working-temperature range 5 °C above ambient temperature up to +50 °C
Standard sterilisation programme: 60 minutes at 180°C (without removing the sensors)
Setting temperature range +18 to +50 °C
Setting accuracy temperature 0.1 °C
Temperature sensor 2 Pt100 sensors DIN Class A in 4-wire-circuit for mutual monitoring, taking over functions in case of an error
Temperature variation in chamber at + 37 °C +/- 0.3 K
Temperature fluctuations with time at 37 °C +/- 0.1 K


Humidity control (standard) Humidity limitation thanks to a Peltier element; when water dish is full and inserted, the Peltier element limits the value of relative humidity in the interior to 93 % rh +/- 2.5 %
Setting accuracy humidity 0.5 % rh
Setting range active humidity control (with option K7) 40 to 97 % rh and rh-Off

Control of standard components

CO2 control Digital electronic CO2 control with dual beam NDIR system, with auto-diagnostic system and acoustic fault indication, barometric pressure compensation
Adjustment range CO2 0 to 20 % CO2
Setting accuracy CO2 0,1%
Variation in time CO2 +/- 0.2 % CO2
Adjustment range O2 1 to 20 % O2
Setting accuracy O2 0.1 % O2

Control technology

ControlCOCKPIT TwinDISPLAY. Adaptive multifunctional digital PID-microprocessor controller with 2 high-definition TFT-colour displays.
Function SetpointWAIT the process time does not start until the set temperature is reached
Adjustable parameters temperature (Celsius or Fahrenheit), CO2, programme time, time zones, summertime/wintertime


Interface Ethernet LAN, USB
Documentation programme stored in case of power failure
Programming AtmoCONTROL software on a USB stick for programming, managing and transferring programmes via Ethernet interface or USB port


AutoSAFETY additionally integrated over- and undertemperature protection "ASF", automatically following the setpoint value at a preset tolerance range, alarm in case of over- or undertemperature, heating function is switched off in case of overtemperature, cooling function in case of undertemperature
Autodiagnostic system integral fault diagnostics for temperature and CO2
Alarm visual and acoustic

Heating concept

6 sides large-area multi-function heating system on four sides with additional door and back heating to avoid condensation

Standard equipment

Works calibration certificate Works calibration certificate at +37 °C, 5 % CO2 and 90 % rh (requires option K7); standard equipment for units with active humidity control
Works calibration certificate Works calibration certificate at +37 °C, 5 % CO2, 90 % rh and 10 % O2 (requires option K7 and option T6); standard equipment for units with O2 control
Works calibration certificate incl. works calibration certificate (measuring point chamber centre) at +37°C, 5 % CO2 for standard units
Door fully insulated stainless steel door with 2-point locking (compression door lock)
Door inner glass door with opening (8 mm Ø) to take gas sample
Standard equipment CO2 connection set: hose with coupling and clamp
Standard accessories Membrane filter (in order to remove impurities and pollutants, all incoming gases pass through a membrane filter before they reach the chamber)
Internals 2 perforated stainless steel shelf/shelves
Internals 1 stainless steel water dish

Stainless steel interior

Dimensions w(A) x h(B) x d(C): 560 x 700 x 400 mm (d less 35 mm for fan)
Interior material 1.4301 (ASTM 304), corrosion resistant
Volume 156 l
Max. number of internals 10
Max. loading of chamber 120 kg
Max. loading per internal 15 kg

Textured stainless steel casing

Dimensions w(D) x h(E) x d(F): 719 x 1070 x 591 mm (d +56mm door handle)
Housing rear zinc-plated steel

Electrical data

Voltage Electrical load 230 V, 50/60 Hz
approx. 1500 W
Voltage Electrical load 115 V, 50/60 Hz
approx. 1500 W

Ambient conditions

Set Up The distance between the wall and the rear of the appliance must be at least 15 cm. The clearance from the ceiling must not be less than 20 cm and the side clearance from walls or nearby appliances must not be less than 5 cm.
Ambient temperature 10 °C to 35 °C
Humidity rh max. 70 %, non-condensing
Altitude of installation max. 2,000 m above sea level
Overvoltage category II
Pollution degree 2

Packing/shipping data

Transport information The appliances must be transported upright
Customs tariff number 8419 8998
Country of origin Federal Republic of Germany
WEEE-Reg.-No. DE 66812464
Dimensions approx incl. carton w x h x d: 800 x 1250 x 800 mm
Net weight approx. 90 kg
Gross weight carton approx. 116 kg

Standard units are safety-approved and bear the test marks


Intended use as medical device

Memmert is bringing medical devices of class I according to EU Directive (EU) 2017/745 into circulation.

Type Intended use as medical device Classification according to MDD
UNmplus, UFmplus The appliance may be used for heating fango, silicate and APS packs for physical therapy and keeping them warm. I
UNm, UFm, INm, IFm The appliance may be used for heating fango, silicate and APS packs for physical therapy and keeping them warm. I
INmplus, IFmplus Im may be used for heating fango, silicate and APS packs for physical therapy and keeping them warm. Implus may be used for temperature control of rinsing and infusion solutions and contrast agents. I
IFbw The appliance is used to heat non-sterile cloths and covers. Any other use is improper
and may cause damage or danger.

Memmert is bringing medical devices of class IIa and IIb into circulation according to MDD 93/42/EEC until 31.12.2028 according to the transitional provisions (EU) 2023/607 by the (EU) 2017/745 article 120 (2).

Type Intended use as medical device Classification according to MDD
SNplus, SFplus The product is intended for the sterilisation of medical devices with dry heat at atmospheric pressure. IIb
SN, SF The product is intended for the sterilisation of medical devices with dry heat at atmospheric pressure. IIb
ICOmed The CO2 incubator ICOmed is used to generate and maintain constant ambient conditions for the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) application field, especially for the incubation of oocytes, spermatozoa and zygotes in special culture dishes for IVF application as well as for gene expression and the biosynthesis of RNA and proteins. IIa

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Medical device consultant training

As part of our medical device consultant training, we qualify you in the consultation, use and instruction of our medical products, taking into account the currently applicable legal requirements with regard to the new Medical Devices Regulation (EU) 2017/745. We explain the requirements for dealers, the geographical scope as well as information on the reporting system and the tasks of a medical device consultant. After successful participation, you will receive a certificate of qualification as a medical device consultant for Memmert medical devices.

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