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8000T UltraCool

Thermal Transfer Label Can Withstand Temperatures Down to -80°C

The reliable identification of micro-organisms, serum, biological components and lab samples in ultra-low temperature freezer environments is vital to ensuring accurate medical research and efficient laboratory processing. Only select labels can withstand ultra-low freezer environments. If the label becomes unreadable or missing, it can impact the success of a clinical trial, or lead to specimen and sample wastage and the need to re-collect and test samples – potentially delaying patient diagnosis and treatment. Zebra’s 8000T UltraCool is a thermal transfer material that requires the use of a ribbon to create a more durable image. It features a specialty low-temperature adhesive for -80°C storage, ensuring critical assets remain identifiable until used, tested, or disposed of.

8000T UltraCool Thermal Transfer Label

Designed to maintain adhesion

The 8000T UltraCool label has been designed to maintain adhesion even when exposed to temperatures down to -80°C, so that the labeled items that require ultra-low temperature storage remain identifiable to staff. It is vital that labels remain in place to avoid costly duplication of specimen and sample processing and potential errors.

Reliable readability

When the label is printed with our 5095 high performance resin ribbon and applied to containers that are stored in an ultra-low temperature freezer, the print will remain legible, ensuring visibility of the specimen identity over extended periods of time and for repeated inspections.

Print Confident, Print Quality with Zebra Certified Supplies

Printing supplies can impact everything from printhead lifespan to operational efficiency. That’s why we design, produce and rigorously pre-test our own line of thermal printing supplies to ensure consistent, optimized performance. We utilize an ISO 9001 certified, 23-point quality inspection to ensure consistent quality. No matter when you order your labels, you can count on the same great performance.

Reliably identify micro-organisms, serum, biological components and lab samples in ultra-low temperature environments with the 8000T UltraCool label.

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Material Construction


Gloss coated polypropylene
56 microns


Acrylic based permanent adhesive
22 microns


White glassine liner
53 microns

Total Thickness (+/- 10%)131 microns
EnvironmentIndoor use, Ultra-Low Temperature compatible

Temperature Performance

Minimum Application Temperature-10º C
Service Temperature Range-80º C to 80º C

Recommended Printers and Ribbons

PrintersMid-range and high performance thermal printers
RibbonsCompatible with 5095

Adhesive Strength


Chemical Resistance

Weak Chemicals 
BloodTest in your application
Body FluidTest in your application
Salt WaterTest in your application
WaterTest in your application
Window CleanerTest in your application
Moderate Chemicals 
AlcoholTest in your application
AmmoniaTest in your application
BleachTest in your application
IPATest in your application
Harsh Chemicals 
GasolineNot Recommended
GreaseNot Recommended
Extreme Chemicals 
AcetoneNot Recommended
IR ReflowNot Recommended
MEKNot Recommended
TCENot Recommended
XyleneNot Recommended

Product Performance & Suitability

Recommended storage conditions1 year duration when stored at 20º C at 50% RH
Expected life span in application

Indoor use, up to 1 year
Outdoor use, up to 6 months

Sample Part NumberSAMPLE30739

Material Testing in End Application

The information contained in this document is to be used for guidance only and is not intended for use in setting specifications. All purchasers of Zebra products shall be solely responsible for independently determining if the product conforms to all requirements of their unique application.


Supplies are warranted against defects in workmanship and materials for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of shipment. For the complete warranty statement, please visit:

Markets and Applications


  • Medical laboratories and specimen labeling
  • Labeling of samples subjected to freeze-thaw cycles
  • Cold temperature applications. For use in ULT (Ultra-Low Temperature freezers), micro-organism labeling biological and micro-organism samples

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