Biomedical Research Store Products & Services

Placing an Order with the Biomedical Research Store

Our regular store hours are 9:15 am to 11:45 am, and 12:45 pm to 4:15 pm (Monday through Thursday at all locations), and 9:15 am to 11:45 am, and 12:45 pm to 3:15 pm (Friday, all locations).  Please see the section regarding pick up orders on our front page.

Over 20,000 items are not stocked but are included on our contracts. To place a special order, complete an order form and submit as an attachement to Please verify all information before submitting. Special orders must be picked up at the location selected on the order form.

Please check our complete product list for specific product information, or visit our special order requests page for more information.


Tax-free alcohol is available for use in the Hospitals, Health Service, and Medical Laboratories, and for other purposes in accordance with the Federal law and regulations. By ordering, you hereby agree to take reasonable precautions in safeguarding the use of all tax-free alcohol that you have requisitioned. You will make oath at any time that all such alcohol has been used in accordance with the Federal law and regulation. You will furnish such oath whenever called upon by the proper officers of the University that this requisition of alcohol is to be used for one of the following uses: (1) For preserving specimens of anatomy, physiology or natural history belonging to the U-M; (2) For use in the chemical laboratory and other laboratories of the U-M for the following-named purposes: for the chemical conversion of the alcohol into other substances such as ether, acids, etc. and the use of alcohol as a solvent or otherwise in a great variety of operations, the sole purpose of which is that of scientific study and research; (3) For use in the hospital or sanatorium as follows: for technical and medical purposes in the U-M Hospitals, the U-M Dental School, the U-M Health Service, and any other department or division of the U-M, such as the Pathological Laboratory, for example, directly connected with the U-M Hospitals; and (4) For laboratory use for scientific instruction and research only.

Transporting these materials on any form of public or U-M transportation is a violation of University Policy and DOT regulations and may be punishable by fines.

To purchase ethanol from the Biomedical Research Stores, you will need to fill out this short form: Customer Ethanol Requisition Form.  Also, please note that you will need your UMich ID and an appropriate, seal-able carrying container for the bottles.

North Campus Research Complex Delivery

The Biomedical Research Store offers delivery to researchers at the North Campus Research Complex through a partnership with Research Services.

(Please note: Customers only qualify for delivery if the lab is located at the North Campus Research Complex and they order any in-stock items or special orders from the Biomedical Research Store NCRC location).

Daily delivery will be available for stocked products from the Store directly to your lab at the NCRC. Pick up from the Biomedical Research Store will occur at 2 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Customers interested in delivery will be required to fill out the revised order form (PDF form).

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