Preferred Contract Supplier for Laboratory Chemicals and Supplies


Sigma-Aldrich, a leading Life Science and High Technology company focused on enhancing human health and safety, manufactures and distributes more than 230,000 chemicals, biochemicals and other essential products to more than 1.4 million customers globally in research and applied labs as well as in industrial and commercial markets. With three distinct business units – Research, Applied and SAFC Commercial – Sigma-Aldrich is committed to enabling science to improve the quality of life.

How To Order

SpearMart PunchOut catalog or using P-Card.  If using the website, ensure your account is linked to contract pricing.


Sigma Aldrich Account Executive FSU Procurement Specialist

Drew Popson

Casey Laurienzo

Contract Information

Contract # ITN07TO-135

All pricing and incentive calculations will be effective as of 2 weeks from final MOU signature.                


Vendor will desktop deliver all goods FOB destination. There shall be no shipping, ice, or hazmat charges for “designated” freezer


Stockroom purchases or other mutually designated “ports of entry”. The “ports of entry” are Biology Stockroom (King Bldg.), College of Medicine Stockroom, and Chemistry Stockroom.  All other delivery addresses may be charged shipping and other charges.


With appropriate Return Material Authorization from Vendor, University shall have the right to return any damaged, incorrectly ordered, or defective products for a full refund, with the exception of frozen or refrigerated products which may spoil.


University may us its own competitively solicited Courier contract to ship goods. Both parties will ensure use of this option continues to meet University and Vendor’s needs.


All purchases made through stockroom will consist of a list price minus a discount based on the category a product falls in. All discounts shall be set for the term of the contract.


Vendor shall hold discount fixed against list price for those products in tab B and C for at least 6 months, and may adjust once every 6 months thereafter. Vendor will hold discounts in attachment A fixed for 12 months and may adjust once every 6 months thereafter.


Vendor will provide an 8% discount on Research Specialty items with purchase of five or more. Research Specialty is defined as chemical available only through Sigma. See attachment B for initial list.

Sh/siRNA Partnership: University will be able to participate in the partnership program and receive pricing outlined in Attachment C.


New lab startups will receive discounts according to attachment D in addition to free freight. These discounts will adhere to guidelines (definition of a New Lab Start-up, length of offer, minimum order) defined by the Vendor New Lab Start-up program. See attachment F for New Lab Start-up reporting.


E-ordering incentive: Vendor will provide a 1% line item discount on all orders placed through SpearMart or on Sigma’s website.


Vendor willing to offer volume appropriate discounts for large one-time orders and use of Promo (promotional) pricing when appropriate.

Term:  1/28/2008 – 3/31/2014 extended until 12/31/2014

Delivery Terms: FOB Destination, Prepay Freight and Add

Return Policy: See above

Special Notes

  • See above