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 1. Terms and Conditions of Sale
All orders placed with Bio-Rad Laboratories Ltd are subject to the acceptance by the customer of the following terms and conditions, excluding any other terms.
All orders placed with the seller automatically imply the full acceptance by the buyer of all these terms and conditions.
 2. Orders
All orders should be sent in writing. Please indicate catalogue number and quantity.
We will accept orders by telephone or facsimile. When you confirm a phone or fax order, please mark clearly “Confirmation of phone order or fax order”
 3. Prices
Prices, quotations and other terms and all statements appearing in Bio-Rad catalogues and advertisements and otherwise made by Bio-Rad are subject to change without notice. The company reserves the right to make changes in design at any time without incurring any obligation to provide same on units previously purchased or to continue to supply obsolete items. The weights and dimensions shown in the sales literature are not guaranteed. Unless specifically provided in writing the prices quoted are based upon manufacture of the quality and types originally specified and are subject to revision when interruption or changes are caused or requested by the customer. All prices do not include VAT. Where taxes must be added to net prices they will be shown as a separate item and shall be borne by the customer
 4. Shipment
The delivery date is Bio-Rad’s best estimation of the time the material will be shipped from its warehouse and Bio-Rad assumes no liability for loss, damage or consequential damages due to delays.
A charge will be made for shipment as specified on the invoice. Unless otherwise specified Bio-Rad will normally use the best, least expensive surface transportation.
 5. Claims
Upon receipt of the goods, the buyer must verify nature and quantity. All claims must be made within five days of receipt. No return will be accepted without prior authorisation of Bio-Rad. Returns must be made within 30 days of authorisation. Goods ordered incorrectly will be subject to a 20% restocking charge.
 6. Warranty
All products are warranted to be free of apparent and hidden defects.
They are not warranted, nor do we assume any liability

a) for misuse or apparent defects once the goods have been used.
b) for hidden defects, when recommended user instructions have been followed or when the products have not been used according to state of the arts methods.

Bio-Rad’s responsibility is limited to the value of its own products. No responsibility will be accepted for consequential loss arising from any reason.

 7. Payment
Our invoices are payable upon the receipt of invoice, unless the terms state otherwise.
 8. Property Rights
All goods remain the sole property of Bio-Rad, until the full payment is received. The sale of any product by Bio-Rad does not waive any patent restrictions connected with those products.
 9. Jurisdiction
Any claims arising from the sale subject to above conditions will be settled before the court of the supplying country.

Bio-Rad Laboratories N.V.
3, Winninglaan
9410 Temse
Tel: +32 (0) 3 710 53 00
Fax: +32 (0) 3 710 53 01
Email: benelux_lifescience@bio-rad.com

 All our quotations and tenders are presented by Bio-Rad Laboratories N.V., on behalf of Bio-Rad Laboratories Ltd. UK.

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