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Research Services: Research Stockroom

The Research Stockroom, located in BAG 36, is a self-service facility that provides stock items for sale in the following general categories:

  • Chemicals
  • Glassware
  • Lab Supplies
  • Hardware
  • Office Supplies
  • Dry ice, liquid nitrogen, and gas cylinders


Purchases are made using a valid University of Washington budget number ONLY. (No cash or credit transactions regardless of departmental affiliation.) To set up a new account or to add a budget to an existing account, please fill out the online Budget Request Form (requires NetID). You will need a valid UW budget number (and/or a Chemistry project number), principal investigator name, department.


Ethanol sales are limited to Chemistry personnel and budgets ONLY. Sales require a permit with an authorized signature.


Cylinder sales are limited to Chemistry personnel and budgets ONLY. Empty cylinders require cylinder caps PRIOR to being returned to the cylinder room.

Liquid Nitrogen

Customers may fill small vessels in the storeroom. Ask a storeroom employee for help before your first fill.

Safety Policies

Safety policies include, but are not limited to the following:

Clothing: Closed toe shoes are required in the storeroom.

Lab Gloves: Lab gloves are not permitted in the storeroom, and must be removed prior to entering.

Secondary Containment: Any bottles 2.5 liters and larger must be carried in a bottle carrier or other approved secondary container. If you have questions regarding approved secondary containment, please see the Research Stockroom Manager.