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Welcome to our website.  The Purchasing Group is responsible for ordering all items and services funded by the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oregon. 

On this website, we have Links to vendor and institution websites, offer online Forms for you to use when ordering items, answer Frequently Asked Questions, and describe the Policies that direct our services and procedures.  To bookmark this site on your browser, press  <CTRL> D.

What's New:

New vendor:

updated 3/2011

Cascade Analytical Reagents
and Biochemicals

is a new business venture started by the folks at Trillium FiberFuels, Inc. in the biomass/biofuels arena.  Prices are 50 to 80% less than comparably specified material from the big analytical reagent suppliers.

Corvallis-based Cascade Analytical Reagents & Biochemicals (CARB) is pleased to offer U of O researchers FREE SHIPPING on our high quality reagents when you register on our site.  Coupon code "carbduck11".



Online Ordering for End-Users!

updated 10/2010

Several of our top vendors now offer the ability to
enter your own orders online.

Please contact us if you're interested in
setting up accounts with these vendors.


Institution Links

(updated 05/2010)

"Oregon Nanoscience and
Microtechnologies Institute"

UO Green Chemistry

The principles of green chemistry focus on reducing, recycling, or eliminating the use of toxic chemicals in chemistry by finding creative ways to minimize the human and environmental impact without stifling scientific progress.

"Center for Advanced Materials
Characterization in Oregon"

UO Chemistry

UO Materials Science Institute

UO Physical Chemistry

UO Polymer Chemistry UO Materials Chemistry

Oregon Center for Optics

UO Research Facilities

UO Center for Green Materials Chemistry

UO Institute of
Molecular Biology

UO Chemistry Research & Information Services (CRIS)

UO Institute of
Theoretical Science

UO Physics

UO Shared Laser Facility

UO Biology

UO Technical Science Administration (TSA)

UO Center for Ecology
and Evolutionary Biology

UO Chemical Physics Institute

UO Rock Camp

UO Safer Nanomaterials and Nanomanufacturing Initiative [SNNI] Mark Lonergan Group

UO Chemistry Faculty

"Greener Education Materials for Chemists"

"The database is designed as a comprehensive resource of education materials including laboratory exercises, lecture materials, course syllabi and multimedia content that illustrate chemical concepts important for green chemistry."

UO Chemistry Faculty Research

Jim Hutchison Lab

Geri Richmond Group


New Vendors Added to our Links page:


"Best Of The Web"


(added 10/2010)



Vendor Promotional Offers

updated 12/2005

We have several vendors with promotional (a.k.a. free) offers.

Follow these links to find out more about their
discounts and promotions.

Fisher Scientific promotions

VWR International promotions

Cole Parmer promotions



UO Shared Chemical Facility Inventory

updated 3/2005

an inventory database of excess chemicals
is maintained by UO Environment Health and Safety;

so if you would like to save some money
while using products we have on hand,
contact EH&S for a password to access that information.


Two-page Requisition Form

posted 11/2002

When you have an order for ten items or more,
we now have a two page Requisition form
at this link.



Do you have a website you'd like to see here?
Did you find a broken link?

Contact us with the information;
make us your portal to the internet world.


Contact Information

The Chemistry Purchasing Services Group is located in room 89 on the ground floor of Klamath Hall, 1370 Franklin Boulevard, near the intersection with Onyx Street in Eugene, Oregon.  (Click here to see a map of campus.)  Our hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Telephone Number:


Fax Number:


Postal Address:

Chemistry Purchasing, 1253 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1253

Building Address:

89 Klamath Hall, 1370 Franklin Boulevard, Eugene, OR 97403


For information or questions, contact Jim Rasmussen at

Our Mission

The goal of the Purchasing Services group is to provide all the procurement services for members of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Oregon.  We realize that your time is valuable, and our objective is to assist you with all your purchasing needs.  Thank you.

Selected forms used here are in Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
and are best viewed with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader.

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