Comparison of Leading Cord Blood Banks

Compare Cryo-Cell’s industry-leading quality, impeccable client service, exclusive features and extraordinary value versus other cord banks many of which are higher-priced.

We believe that Cryo-Cell’s premium quality, differentiated features and competitive price say it all… You be the judge!

Service and Features Cryo-Cell Cord Blood
Registry, Inc.
First Year Fees for Cord Blood Service:
Processing & Testing Fee +
Shipping (US & Puerto Rico only)
Annual Storage Fee

Total Retail Price1
28% higher than Cryo-Cell retail
31% higher than Cryo-Cell retail
Year Established 1989 1992 1993
Industry Leading Quality with
all of the following:

FDA Registered
AABB accredited
ISO 9001:2008 certified
Yes No No
Innovative Stem Cell Solutions
Yes No No
Protect Baby, Protect Mom
Exclusive Combination Service
Yes No No
Successful Transplants Yes Yes Yes
Money back for College UPromise Yes No No
$50,000 Guarantee3 Yes Yes No
$10,000 Cryo-Cell Cares Payment Program3 Yes No No
Client for Life Program3
(Locked in pricing for returning client)
Yes No No
    This information is accurate as of April 2010
  1. Fee schedule subject to change without notice.
  2. Why is cGMP-/cGTP - compliance important? cGMP and cGTP are standards established by the FDA. In May 2005, FDA established current Good Tissue Practices (cGTPs) for cord blood banks.
    Cryo-Cell exceeds FDA requirements by operating a cGMP-/cGTP-compliant facility.
  3. See our Features and Benefits page on for more details. Certain terms and conditions apply, as outlined in our enrollment agreement.

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* Cryo-Cell's activities for New York State residents are limited to collection of menstrual blood and long-term storage of menstrual blood stem cells. Cryo-Cell's possession of a New York State license for such collection and long-term storage does not indicate approval or endorsement of possible future uses or future suitability of these cells.

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