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Research Stockroom

The Research Stockroom, located in Bagley Hall, Room 36, 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).  Sorry, items are not for sale to individuals or those outside of the University of Washington. Purchases are made at checkout utilizing your UW NetID and charging a valid UW budget number.



Current items in stock.   (Log-in with UW NetID required)


Establishing An Account     
An account is set up by the Chemistry Purchasing and Accounting Office, Bagley Hall, Room 109P. You will need a valid UW budget number (or project number for Chemistry accounts), budget name, principal investigator name, department, department box number, and budget expiration date. Chemistry personnel must be delegated authority to purchase supplies by their principal investigator or supervisor. 


Other Important Information



You can request cyanide here. (Review department's policy on cyanide here)


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 Stockroom Manager.



All shipping outbound from the Department MUST be approved by the Stockroom Manager. Packages should be brought to Bagley Hall 036 before noon on the day you wish them to be shipped.

FedEx Shipping Request Form (Word doc 13KB)

UPS Shipping Request Form (Word doc 13KB)

Safety Policies

  • Lab Gloves – Lab gloves must be removed before entering the Stockroom
  • 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 and Safety.
  • Cylinders – Empty cylinders require cylinder caps PRIOR to being returned to the cylinder shed



The stockroom is open Monday thru Friday
9am - 12pm and
1pm - 4:30pm.


Lochlan Hickok

Bagley Hall Room 036
Box 351700
Seattle,  WA  98195

(206) 543-1624



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