Terms & Conditions of Sales

Acceptance
aldlab.com is the website of Aldlab Chemicals, LLC, 185 New Boston Road, Woburn, MA 01801, USA. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully and agree to them before using this website. Please understand that by using this website, you are considered to be bound by all these following terms and conditions.

Terms and Prices
All prices are shown in U.S. Dollars. Every effort will be made to maintain pricing for the catalog time period, but prices are subject to change without notice. In cases where the selling prices have changed significantly, Seller will contact Buyer for approval prior to shipping your mailed, faxed, or electronically-transferred order. All orders are shipped FOB Seller's shipping point. Current standard published shipping charges will be added to the invoice when shipment freight terms are prepay and add. A current copy of these standard published shipping charges is available upon request. Buyer's order may be subject to handling charges. IN THE ABSENCE OF AGREED CREDIT TERMS, SELLER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REQUIRE PAYMENT IN CLEARED FUNDS PRIOR TO SHIPMENT OF ORDERS. WHERE CREDIT TERMS ARE AGREED, SELLER'S PAYMENT TERMS ARE NET 30 DAYS OF INVOICE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED.Academy discounts are available to customers from academic institute. In general, a 5% discount is granted.


Methods of Shipment, Delivery
Every attempt will be made to process and ship Buyer's orders within 24 hours. Certain poisonous, reactive, corrosive or other chemicals may require a barrier bag, steel can, and/or other special packaging for shipment. There will be additional charges for these packages. Seller's Customer Service Representatives will advise Buyer of the charges at the time the order is placed. Seller strives to minimize these costs through efficient packaging. When complete shipments cannot be made, partial shipments may be made at our discretion unless otherwise requested. Customers will be promptly notified of backordered and/or out-of-stock items.

Seller shall not be liable for any delay in delivery or failure to deliver due to any cause beyond Sellers reasonable control, including but not limited to, fire, flood, natural disaster, strike, labor dispute, war, terrorism, riots, governmental restrictions, delay in transportation, accident, or inability to obtain labor, material or supplies.

 

Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
We supply SDS' to our customers with the delivery of our product as required by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and many state laws. SDS' are also available to customers upon request.

Every effort is made to provide current known information. However, the nature of new research chemicals precludes complete knowledge. Aldlab makes no claim as to the completeness, correctness, currency, or comprehensiveness of information provided in our SDS'. Aldlab’s products are intended for use by qualified professionals only, who are familiar with the potential hazards, and have been fully trained in proper safety, laboratory and chemical handling procedures.

 

Hazardous Material Disposal
When disposing of a chemical, careful consideration must be given to the chemical and physical properties of the compound. It is imperative all national, state and local laws and regulations governing chemical disposal be observed and followed.

All waste disposal of chemicals should be handled only by individuals who have received specific chemical education and training and who are conversant with chemical handling and safety procedures. Since the hazards and physical properties of any chemical may not yet be fully determined, only technically qualified persons familiar with potential hazards should be responsible for their disposal.


Hazardous Chemicals
Many chemicals in this catalog have been made on a research basis only. Their chemical, physiological, and toxicological properties and hazards have not yet been fully investigated or determined.

When known, hazard class, Merck Index, Chemical Abstract and RTECS Numbers are provided for each chemical. Aldlab does not accept any responsibility for this information's correctness, completeness, or that it may fully provide all hazardous properties of each chemical. Chemicals may be extremely toxic or otherwise hazardous. The absence of warning as to these conditions cannot and should not be interpreted as an indication of safety.

All products should be handled only by individuals familiar with their potential hazards and who have been fully trained in proper safety, laboratory, and chemical handling procedures. SDS' will be provided as required by OSHA's Hazard Communication standard.


Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
Seller does not warrant that its products are listed in the chemical substances inventory under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The Buyer represents and warrants that the use of products purchased from Seller will be in full compliance with the act and its regulations.

Order Changes/Cancellations
No change by Buyer of any term or condition of this contract or any of Seller's rights to remedies hereunder shall be binding on Seller, nor shall the order hereby acknowledged be cancelled or changed by Buyer, unless Seller shall expressly consent hereto in writing by Seller's authorized officer. There are no representations, agreements, promises or understandings between Buyer and Seller that are not expressed herein.

Claims for Lost or Damaged Shipments
Seller urges Buyer to inspect all packages immediately upon receipt and report any damage, shortage or defect to Seller's Customer Service Department as soon as possible. CLAIMS FOR ANY DISCREPANCIES MUST BE MADE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF BUYER RECEIVING THE MATERIALS. All products are sold FOB Seller's shipping point unless otherwise noted. Delivery of goods to the carrier at Seller's location or to other loading point, shall constitute delivery to Buyer, and regardless of shipping terms, all risks of loss or damage in transit shall be borne by Buyer. Should Buyer need assistance in filing a claim, please call Seller's Customer Service.

Return Shipments
Some materials are not returnable to Aldlab Chemicals, LLC, including, but not limited to, custom or special order materials, leaking or damaged chemicals, reagents past expiration date, items with missing or obliterated labels, parts or instructions, refrigerated or frozen materials and opened materials. Returned shipments will not be accepted by Seller unless prior arrangements have been made. If it is necessary to return any materials, contact Seller's Customer Service to obtain a return authorization number. REQUESTS FOR RETURN AUTHORIZATION NUMBERS MUST BE MADE WITHIN 15 DAYS OF BUYER RECEIVING THE MATERIALS. Only items authorized by Seller for return will be accepted. Final disposition of returned goods will be made only after receipt and inspection of goods. Collect shipments will not be accepted unless previously authorized. Hazardous goods must be shipped in compliance with all applicable Department of Transportation regulations. Material must be received on or before the Return Authorization expiration date. Material returned requiring disposal may incur additional charges. Items which are proven defective or non-conforming to our specifications will be replaced at no charge or, at our discretion, credit issued upon receipt of returned goods.A 20% restocking fee may be charged on catalog items returned.

Payment
Terms of sale are net 30 days of date of invoice, unless otherwise stated. Materials will be billed at the price in effect at the time shipment is made. If the financial condition of Buyer does not justify the terms of payment specified, Seller may demand full or partial payment in advance before proceeding with the contract. If Buyer defaults in any payment when due, under this or any other order, Seller at its option without prejudice to its other lawful remedies, may defer delivery or cancel this contract.

Taxes
Buyer shall be responsible for any use, tax, sales tax, excise tax, duty, custom, inspection or testing fee, or any other tax, fee or charge of any nature whatsoever imposed by any governmental authority, on or measured by the transaction between Seller and Buyer, in addition to the prices quoted or invoiced, unless Buyer shall provide Seller at the time the order is submitted an exemption certificate or other document acceptable to the taxing authority. In the event Seller is required to pay any such tax, fee or charge, Buyer shall reimburse Seller therefore.

Uses and Patents
SELLER'S PRODUCTS ARE OFFERED FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT USE ONLY AND BUYER REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT THE PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE USED FOR ANY OTHER PURPOSE OR ANY PURPOSE WHATSOEVER THAT VIOLATES ANY LAW OR REGULATION. They are NOT intended for use as drugs, food additives, cosmetic, household chemicals, or other inappropriate applications. Seller does not warrant that Buyer's use of a product sold will not infringe any United States or other patents. The listing of a material in this catalog does not constitute a license to, or a recommendation for, its use in infringement of any patent. Seller reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit sales of products or not to sell products to any customers, notwithstanding the receipt and acceptance of an order. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, Seller reserves the right not to deliver products to private individuals and/or to what is or may appear to be a residential address.

Limited Warranties
The information included in this catalog has been obtained from normally reliable and dependable sources and is correct to the best of Seller's knowledge; however, Seller does not make any guarantee of such information. Seller warrants title as provided in the Uniform Commercial Code. SELLER MAKES NO OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY OTHER MATTER WITH RESPECT TO SELLER'S PRODUCTS, WHETHER USED ALONE OR INCONNECTION WITH ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE.

Limited Liability/Purchaser's Indemnity
Claims for rejected, nonconforming product, or any other claim against Seller, must be made in writing and must be received and acknowledged by Seller in writing within fifteen (15) days of Buyer's receipt of the product in question. Any claims not satisfying this condition shall be deemed waived. Upon the approved return of any such product, Seller shall have the option, at its sole discretion, to replace such product with conforming product or to return the purchase price to Buyer. BUYER'S EXCLUSIVE REMEDY, FOR ANY CAUSE OR CLAIM WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ALLEGED BREACH OF WARRANTY, PRODUCT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE, OR OTHERWISE, SHALL BE FOR MONEY DAMAGES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY BUYER FOR THE PRODUCT IN RESPECT TO WHICH THE CLAIM IS MADE. IN NO EVENT SHALL SELLER BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, WHETHER BUYER'S CLAIM IS IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE EVEN IF SELLER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

Buyer represents and warrants that its use products ordered will not violate any law or regulation. IN CONSIDERATION OF THE SALE OF PRODUCT TO BUYER, WHICH SALES SELLER WOULD NOT OTHERWISE MAKE, BUYER AGREES TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SELLER HARMLESS FROM ALL CLAIMS, EXPENSES, LOSSES AND LIABILITY OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF BUYER'S HANDLING AND/OR USE OF PRODUCT, WHETHER USED ALONE OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER SUBSTANCE OR BUYERS FAILURE TO PERFORM ITS OBLIGATIONS HEREUNDER, INCLUDING WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS BROUGHT BY BUYERS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CUSTOMERS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUCCESSORS OR ASSIGNS, OR ANY THIRD PARTY (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, END USERS OR FREIGHT CARRIERS).

Applicable Law
All orders shall be governed by the law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard to its choice of law principles. Any litigation concerning an order shall be brought in the United States District Courts and/or State courts located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the parties hereby agree to submit to the jurisdiction of these courts for such purposes. The parties further agree that the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods shall have no application with respect to this order.

Anti Bribery Clause
Buyer will not in connection with the order or the goods purchased or to be purchased under it, offer, pay, promise to pay, or authorize the giving of any financial or other benefit to any person for the purpose of obtaining an improper advantage, or otherwise conduct itself in a manner contrary to the anti bribery laws. Seller may terminate the order immediately upon written notice where Buyer is found to have breached this clause, and Buyer shall indemnify Seller from all damages, penalties, fines and/or costs of any kind arising from, or relating to, any such breach.

Patent Disclaimer
Seller does not warrant that the use or sale of the products delivered hereunder will not infringe the claims of any United States or other patent covering the product itself or the use thereof in combination with other products or in the operation of any process.

Technical Assistance
At Buyer's request, Seller may furnish technical assistance and information with respect to Seller's products. Unless otherwise agreed, all such technical assistance and information will be provided gratis, and Buyer assumes sole responsibility for results obtained in reliance thereon. Seller makes no warranties of any kind or nature with respect to technical assistance or information provided by it. Any suggestions by Seller regarding use, application or suitability of the product shall not be construed as an express warranty unless expressly designated as such in writing signed by Seller.

Export Compliance
Buyer acknowledges that all products purchased or received from Seller are subject to export controllaws, restrictions, orders, rules and regulations of the U.S. and foreign agencies or authorities (collectively, Export Laws). Buyer represents and warrants that it will comply with all applicable Export Laws, and shall not export, divert, re-export, transship or transfer to any prohibited or embargoed country, restricted party or otherwise in contravention to such Export Laws. Buyer represents and warrants that it is not on any restricted party list maintained by the U.S. Government and is not prohibited by applicable law from purchasing any products hereunder. Buyer shall be responsible for determining its compliance obligations, including obtaining any export licenses or approvals required by the U.S. Government or governments of other countries.

No Waiver; Remedies
Sellers failure to enforce any rights hereunder shall not be construed as a waiver of such rights, a continuing waiver, or a waiver in any other instance. The rights and remedies of Seller are cumulative and in addition to other rights and remedies available at law or in equity.