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    Catalog Information

    Our online catalog is a static Excel file that is updated weekly. Posted prices are for reference only and are subject to change due to average costing at time of purchase. Current Catalog  

    Restricted Catalog Numbers

    95% & 100% Ethyl Alcohol:

    Although 95% and 100% Ethyl Alcohol are listed in the Biochem Stores catalog, catalog numbers 1004521 & 1004522, because of governmental taxation and other restrictive governmental regulations, they are only stocked by Biochem Stores so they may be dispensed to departments of the university. Therefore if you need to purchase either of these items they must be put on a university MFK and you must fill out a Record Card stating that the alcohol will be used only for scientific purposes.

    Gas Cylinders:

    Gas Cylinders are currently only available through Praxair. If you need assistance with getting set up to purchase cylinders, please contact them at: 319-363-2156

    Inventory Catalog

    Excel Catalog  

    Abbreviations Used in Catalog

    Many times we use abbreviations in our Inventory Catalog listing. Three types of abbreviations are commonly used: companies, plastic resins, and for simple utilitarian uses such as saving space.

    Listed below is quick reference of the abbreviations we use:

    Fisher Scientific F/S
    VWR Scientific VWR
    Life Technologies BRL
    Sigma Chemical SIG
    Amresco AMR
    Roche Diagnostics Boehringer BMB
    Baker Chemical JTB
    IBI Molecular Reagents IBI
    Research Products International RPI
    Mallinckrodt Chemicals MAL
    EM Science EM
    Burdick & Jackson BJ
    FMC Bioproducts FMC
    Bio-Rad Laboratories BIO
    Beckman-Coulter BEC
    Corning Science Products CORN
    Nalgene Nunc International NAL
    New England Nuclear NEN
    Midwest Scientifc MDW
    Falcon Labware FAL
    Dot Scientific DOT
    Continental Lab Products CLP
    Intermountain Scientific ISC
    Sarstedt SAR
    USA Scientific Plastics USA
    Surgipath SURG
    Gelman Sciences GEL
    Millipore MILL
    Schleicher & Schuell S&S
    Plastic Resins  
    Polypropylene PP
    Polystyrene PS
    Polycarbonate PC
    Polymethylpentane PMP
    Polyvinyl Chloride PVP
    Polyethylene PE
    Polyallomer PA
    High-Density Polyethylene HDPE
    High-Density Polyethylene LDE
    Cellulose Acetate CA
    Cellulose Nitrate CN
    Polyestersulfone PES
    Polyvinylidene Fluoride PVDF
    Polysulfone PSF
    Teflon TEF
    Nitrocellulose NC
    Nylon NYL
    Utilitarian Uses  
    Screw Cap S/C
    Size SZ
    Tissue Culture Treated T/C
    Flat Bottom FB
    Round Bottom RB
    Narrow Mouth N/M
    Wide Mouth W/M
    Stainless Steel S/S
    Disposable DISP
    Straight Neck SN
    Canted Neck CN
    Standard Taper Stopper     S/T
    Tapered Stopper T/S
    Inside Diameter ID
    Outside Diameter OD
    Lightly Powdered L/P
    Non-Powdered N/P
    Graduations GRAD
    Centrifuge CENT.