These terms and conditions cover all sales of products and services by VWR China (VWR) in People's Republic of China and any information and advice given whether charged for or not. No variation in these terms and conditions will apply unless agreed by VWR in writing. Orders are accepted only on the condition that no conditions of purchase shall apply.
All prices in catalogues and quotations are net of Value Added Tax and any other taxes or duties. These will be charged separately, if applicable. VWR reserve the right to apply a freight charge on all deliveries.
Unless otherwise agreed in writing payment in full is due within 30 days from date of invoice. Delinquent accounts will be subject to a service charge on past due amounts of 0.05% every day (or, if less, the maximum amount permitted by law).
Authorization for the return of products which fail to meet current published manufacturers specifications must be requested in writing within 28 days of delivery. VWR will assist customers, at customers’ expense, to obtain any manufacturer’s warranty consistent with that granted to VWR.
Authorization for the return of products, other than those damaged during delivery, delivered in error or those that do not meet specification, must be requested within 10 days of delivery. Credit will be given for those products authorized for return which are unused and in re-saleable condition other than those in the categories shown:
items with an expired shelf life or an expiration date too short for resale
any article that has been delivered direct by a third party supplier
items not purchased from VWR.
Authorization will be subject to the condition that the products are returned to VWR Warehouse or to the manufacturer or other source notified by VWR, by written notice if permitted, Customer is responsible for all transportation fees related to the returned product if not due to VWR error.
Articles that have been delivered on our behalf by a third party supplier will not be accepted back at the VWR Warehouse.
Risk in products will pass at the time of delivery to the customer.
The customer is responsible for unloading and transporting large and/or heavy items from delivery vans.
In view of the hazards of certain chemicals and apparatus the customer must ensure that the products purchased are in a safe condition and that a safe system of work is in place taking into account all available information. None of the products sold are intended for human consumption unless otherwise clearly stated.
In view of the wide range of uses of chemicals and apparatus, the customer will be solely responsible for determining the suitability and specification of products, services, information and advice for its purposes. VWR has the right, without notice, to supply product of different specifications, sources, and pack size to that published or ordered. The customer is required to ensure that that the use of any products supplied by VWR do not infringe third party intellectual property rights.
In view of the above, liability of VWR for any loss or damage suffered by a customer and arising by reason of defects in the products or otherwise howsoever is limited to the invoice price of the products in respect of or in relation to which loss or damage is claimed. Any liability accepted by VWR under these terms and conditions is in lieu of any warranty or condition implied by law as to the quality or fitness for any particular purpose of the products and save as provided in these terms and conditions VWR will not be under any liability, whether in contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise in respect of defects in products delivered or for any injury (other than death or personal injury caused by VWR negligence as defined in the related China law) damage or loss resulting from such defects or from any information, service or advice provided by VWR or its employees, contractors or agents. In no event shall VWR be liable for any consequential loss whether or not resulting from force majeure. The customer indemnifies VWR against any claims from its employees, contractors or agents.
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