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Research Stockroom

The Research Stockroom, located in 36 Bagley Hall, is a self-service facility that provides stock items for sale in the general categories of chemicals, glassware, lab supplies, hardware, office supplies and cryogens. Purchases may be charged to an active UW budget (or project number for Chemistry accounts). Unfortunately, items cannot be sold to individuals or those outside of the University of Washington. Purchases are made at checkout using your UW NetID, with the cost charged to a valid UW budget number designated on your account.

Hours

At this time, the stockroom is open 2:30–4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except UW holidays. UW critical personnel who do not have keycard access to Bagley Hall should arrive at the loading dock entrance of Bagley Hall between 2:30-4:20 pm and ring the doorbell to be admitted.

To ship packages, contact the stockroom for arrangements.  Outbound packages must be processed before noon.

Catalog

Current items in stock (UW NetID login required)

Establishing An Account

Accounts are managed by Chemistry Purchasing & Accounting staff. 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.

Other Important Information

Cyanide

You can request cyanide online after reviewing the Department's policy on cyanide use for research

Ethanol

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

Liquid Nitrogen

Customers are NOT allowed to fill from the large liquid nitrogen tanks unless trained and approved. See the Research Storeroom Manager.

Shipping 

All shipping outbound from the Department, regardless of contents, MUST be approved by the Storeroom Manager.  For any shipping that includes chemicals, please provide the stockroom Manager with the pertinent MSDS paperwork in addition to the shipping request forms below.
FedEx Shipping Request Form (DOCX) (Word doc 13KB)
UPS Shipping Request Form (DOCX) (Word doc 13KB)

Safety Policies

  • Lab Gloves – Lab gloves must be removed before entering the Storeroom
  • Secondary Containment – Chemicals, purchased in a 2.5 liter or larger container, require the use of an authorized safety carrier or secondary containment as required by Environmental Heath & Safety.
  • Cylinders – Empty cylinders require cylinder caps PRIOR to being returned to the cylinder shed
  • Safe Start Guidelines - Review and understand the protocols.

Contact

Lochlan Hickok, Stockroom Manager
36 Bagley Hall
Box 351700
Seattle, WA  98195-1700
206.543.1624
chemstore@chem.washington.edu

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