Terms and Conditions (AGB)

§ 1 Offers, conclusion of contract
1.1 Our offers are not binding. The product details mentioned in our catalogues do not exactly describe their nature. Consequently, minor deviations from our data on quantity, measures, weights, nature and quality shall not authorize to claim warranties.
1.2 Contracts shall only be effected by our confirmation of the order or by delivery.

§ 2 Prices and payment
2.1 The prices quoted in our price list are not binding regarding price, quantity and delivery. Our prices have no binding force and are quoted in EUR according to the regulations of the European Community plus legal VAT. Efforts are made to keep the prices stable during the year; however, possible adjustments cannot be excluded. The price lists in force at the time of delivery shall be valid.
2.2 The shipping costs shall be borne by the buyer, unless otherwise agreed.
2.3 Orders/deliveries, Payment shall be made net within 4 weeks after receipt of the invoice.

§ 3 Delivery
3.1 Arriving orders are processed immediately and are delivered as soon as possible. In case a product shall not be on stock, we shall notify the buyer without delay indicating the anticipated date of delivery. We shall be authorized to make partial deliveries to be able to place the products as soon as possible at the buyer’s disposal. Each partial delivery can be charged separately.
3.2 In cases we or our suppliers sustain force majeure, operational breakdowns, labour conflicts or other hindrances beyond our reasonable control; these cases of force majeure release us from the obligation of delivery for the duration of the disturbance and their impacts.

§ 4 Shipment
4.1 we shall arrange kind and type of shipment, unless otherwise instructed in writing by the customer.
4.2 Returns may only be made at our prior consent. Goods returned at our consent can be accepted by us only in case they have been duly packed.

§ 5 Notices of defects, warranties
5.1 we have to be notified in writing of defects of delivered goods or variations in quantity or faulty deliveries one week after receipt of the goods at the latest. Hidden defects are to be reported to us immediately after detection. If these time limits for claim are not complied with, any other existing warranty claims shall be ruled out. Even hidden defects can no longer be asserted, if one year has passed since delivery.
5.2 In case of defects in material or title the buyer may demand delivery of faultless property. In the event the subsequent delivery should be defective, too, the buyer may demand reduction or rescission according to legal provisions. The warranty shall be ruled out in case of improper handling and processing of our products.
5.3 Warranty claims shall be statute-barred to one year. The limitation period begins to run when the property is delivered.

§ 6 Liability
6.1 we shall be liable for damages according to legal provisions for damage intentionally or by gross negligence caused by our legal representatives or executives, and for absence of warranted characteristics as well as for personal injury and damage to property according to the Product Liability Act. We shall be liable for damages in the amount of damage typical to a contract and foreseeable.
6.2 Any liability in other respects is excluded.
6.3 Possible claims for damages shall be ruled out in case of improper handling and processing of our products.

§ 7 Reservation of title
we shall retain title to all goods delivered by us until the buyer has paid the full liabilities resulting from the mutual business relations.

§ 8 Basic Material
The buyer guarantees purity and correct documentation of the basic material to be delivered by him.

§ 9 Use of the products
9.1 our products serve for scientific research only.
9.2 Buyers using our products in industrial production will do this at their own risk. As we are not in the position to foresee or control the possible procedures and processes for such industrial use of our products, and as our products have not been developed for any such procedures, in any such cases our directions for use are only to be considered as recommendations with no binding force.
9.3 The products listed within the Catalogue are for Research Use Only. They are not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Biometec is not responsible for patent infringement that may occur with the use of these products.