iChemical.com acknowledges receipt of Member’s order, and accepts Member’s order expressly conditional on assent to the terms and conditions herein contained. No variation of these terms and conditions will be binding upon iChemical.com unless agreed and signed by authorized representative of Member and iChemical.com.
After registration, all iChemical.com participants are entered into “Pending Membership”. Pending members have access to catalogue downloading, free inquiry and quotation services. Only with organization and contact verification by email, phone or other means of communication can a “Pending Membership” be upgraded to iChemical Membership. Membership can be modified by iChemical Membership Support. Transaction and custom project inquiry is only allowed after upgrading into iChemical Membership.
iChemical Members are classified as Buyer and/or Seller. Each membership can be used for making purchases as well as making sales through iChemical.com.
iChemical reserves the right to suspend or revoke Membership upon business foul play.
iChemical.com shall be responsible for product packaging, and assume responsibility for any potential loss during transit, specified by pricing terms.
Whenever possible, iChemical.com will deliver the products by the method specified in order confirmation. iChemical.com will work closely with delivery services and choose the service in its member’s best interest. For hazardous materials covered by the Chinese Department of Transportation and/or Indian counterpart, iChemical.com will choose the most appropriate and cost effective way of delivery. iChemical.com reserves the right to make delivery in installments, all such installments to be separately invoiced and paid for when due per invoice, without regard to subsequent deliveries. Additional expenses and delays in shipment may be experienced when deviating from carriers. Delay in delivery of any installment shall not relieve iChemical member of obligations to accept remaining deliveries.
All prices are in U.S. dollars and FOB from iChemical.com’s warehouses. Shipping charges, insurance and handling charges (packages included) will be added to the order amount and invoice.
iChemical.com can also ship freight collect, if desired. Members may also provide carrier account number, which will be used by carrier to charge taxes and duties. Please specify in account setting if to charge delivery to account or add to order amount and invoice.
Special packaging will be charged for specific chemicals, e.g. certain poisonous, reactive, corrosive or other chemicals which require a barrier bag, steel can, and/or other special packaging for shipment. iChemical.com Customer Service Representatives will advise of the charges at the time the order is placed. iChemical.com strives to minimize these costs through efficient packaging.
Written quotations expire after 7 days since issue and close after 15 days. iChemical.com reserves the right to re-quote for expired quotations and update quotation contents(including prices) if needed. Custom project pricing shall follow project agreements and /or quotation details.
First iChemical.com orders of Members are in pending after order confirmation till advance payment (or proof of it) received by iChemical. Payment term for iChemical.com is T/T in advance. Upon iChemical.com written confirmation, Member is allowed to have net 30 days payment term. iChemical.com reserves the right to change the payment term, at sole discretion, to decide a full payment in advance, or payment by installment. For an oversea trading, failure to make payment within 30 days, 1% interest shall be charged upon the balance outstanding. In addition, all the bank charges incurred shall be borne by the Buyer.
When Buyer defaults in any payment when due, under this or any other order, iChemical.com, at its option without prejudice to its other lawful remedies, may defer delivery, cancel this contract or announce Buyer’s risky credit on iChemical.com.com. Furthermore, iChemical.com reserves the right to terminate the Buyer’s membership.
Payment settlement cycle of iChemical.com and Seller is not fixed. In addition to the ordinary 3 to 5 days upon goods delivered to iChemical.com warehouse and passed quality test, order payment term is varying in accordance to the type of Buyer’s membership. The order settlement cycle will be stated by iChemical.com upon creation of an order, order confirmation by Seller indicates the Seller agreement to the settlement cycle.
iChemical.com Membership will be suspended if past-due payments exceed $1,000. After outstanding payments are paid in full, suspended membership shall be reactivated to receive quotes and process orders. Customer service for existing orders shall not be affected in such period.
Taxes and Other Charges
Sales tax, duty, inspection or testing fee, or any other tax, fee or charge whatsoever imposed by any governmental authority on the transaction or measured by the transaction of all sales shall be paid by Buyer in addition to the prices quoted or invoiced. iChemical.com Customer Service Representative will advise you the charge. In the event; or in lieu of such payment, customer shall provide us an exemption certificate or other documents acceptable to the authority at the time the order is submitted.
Claims for Lost or Damaged Shipments
Immediately upon Buyer’s receipt of any goods shipped hereunder, Buyer shall inspect the same and shall notify iChemical.com in writing of any claims for shortages, defects or damages and shall hold the goods for Seller’s written disposition. If Buyer fail to so notify iChemical.com within 10 days after the goods have been received by Buyer, such goods shall conclusively be deemed to conform to the terms and conditions hereof and to have been irrevocable accepted by the Buyer.
Delivery of goods to the carrier at Seller’s plant or other loading point shall constitute delivery to Buyer but not restricted to delivery in iChemical.com warehouse. Regardless of shipping term, all risk of loss or damage in transit shall be borne by Seller during the transit to iChemical.com warehouse. Delivery of goods to the carrier at iChemical.com warehouse or other loading point shall constitute delivery to Buyer. Regardless of shipping term, all risk of loss or damage in transit shall be borne by Buyer. iChemical.com reserves the right to make delivery in installments, all such installments to be separately invoiced and paid for when due per invoice, without regard to subsequent deliveries. Delay in delivery of any installment shall not relieve Buyer of its obligation to accept remaining deliveries.
iChemical.com shall not be liable for any loss, damage or penalty as a result of any delay in or failure to manufacture, deliver or otherwise perform hereunder due to any cause beyond iChemical.com’s reasonable control, including without limitation, unsuccessful reactions, act of Buyer, embargo or other governmental act regulation or request affecting the conduct of Seller’s business, fire, explosion, accident, theft, vandalism, riot, acts of war, strikes or other labor difficulties, lightning, fold, windstorm or other acts of God, delay in transportation, or inability to obtain necessary labor, fuel, materials, supplies or power. Buyer shall insured goods for transportation with a value more than $1000.00 to prevent the goods from loss and damage.
Goods may not be returned for credit except with iChemical.com’s written permission, and then only in strict compliance with iChemical.com’s return of shipment instructions.
Seller's sole and exclusive liability and Buyer's exclusive remedy with respect to products provided to iChemical.com's satisfaction to be defective or non-conforming shall be, in Seller's sole discretion, (1) the replacement of such products without charge or (2) refund of the purchase price upon the disposition of such products in accordance with Seller's instructions.
iChemical.com does not warrant that the use or sale of the products delivered under will not infringe the claims of any patents covering the product itself or the use thereof in combination with other products or in the operation of any progress. Both Seller and Buyer must be responsible for determining the existence of such patents.
Upon the received of any appeal caused by the infringement of product patent, iChemical.com shall be entitled to remove the product from shelves, cancel the product order, seal up the product and etc unilaterally after iChemical.com Legal Department confirm the necessity.
Buyer’s use of products
All products are intended primarily for laboratory research and development purposes and, unless otherwise stated on the labels, not be used for any other purposes, including but not limited to, for drug, food additives, household chemicals, cosmetics for human and animals application or other inappropriate applications.
All products should be treated as potentially harmful. Buyer acknowledges that the products have not been tested by Seller for safety and efficacy in food, drug, medical device, cosmetic, commercial or any other use, unless otherwise stated in Seller’s literature furnished to Buyer. Buyer expressly represents and warrants to iChemical.com and Seller that Buyer will properly test, use, manufacture and market any products purchased from Seller and/or materials produced with products purchased from Seller in accordance with the practices of a reasonable person who is qualified, suitably trained, and familiar with (a) the health and safety hazards associated with the handling of the products purchased; (b) industrial hygiene controls necessary to protect its workers from such health and safety hazards; (c) the need to adequately warn of health and safety hazards associated with products; and (d) all applicable laws and regulations, now and hereinafter enacted.
Buyer has the responsibility to verify the hazards and to conduct any further research necessary to learn the hazards involved in using products purchased from Seller. Buyer also has the duty to warn Buyer’s customers and any auxiliary personnel (such as freight handlers, etc.) of any risks involved in using or handling the products.
All compounds are supplied on the condition that the Buyer acknowledges that there are hazards associated with their use and alone accept total responsibility for their use and any misuse, and for safe disposal of all such compounds.
At Buyer’s request, Seller should furnish technical assistance and information with respect to Seller’s product to Buyer and iChemical.com. Seller makes no warranties of any kind or nature, with respect to technical assistance or information provided by seller or seller’s personnel.
Any suggestions by Seller regarding use, selection, application or suitability of the products shall not be construed as an express or implied warranty.
iChemical.com shall be entitled to retain or to increase service commission rate upon Seller’s quotation from 5% -15% according to differences in different types of product and transaction batches. iChemical.com will deduct the service commission upon receiving of customer payment before transfer the payment to Seller. iChemical.com acknowledges receipt of order shall express conditional on Seller and Buyer’s assent to the terms and conditions herein contained, regardless of the method of order is created, including, without limitation, online ordering, email or fax.
iChemical.com doesn’t need to inform Seller or Buyer about the commission rate and iChemical.com shall be ready to reserve the full rights to formulate the commission rate at any time.
Reputation and Credit
In case of default in any of the terms and conditions, whether Seller or Buyer, iChemical.com reserves the right, at sole discretion, to announce the default information on iChemical.com.com without liability to you, including, without limitation, your company reputation and credit, as well as business lost.