General Laboratory Supplies
General Guidelines for the Purchase of Furniture Products
The University of California system has a “Primary” use contract with Steelcase, Inc. for office furniture. This Office Furniture Contract does not include conference room, lobby, lounge, lab, classroom and auditorium spaces. The stated intent of this agreement is that all ten UC locations use Steelcase exclusively for the purchase of typical, everyday general office furniture, filing systems and seating applications to the greatest extent possible.
GENERAL LABORATORY SUPPLY: SYSTEM-WIDE CONTRACTS AVAILABLE IN THE eCATALOG SECTION OF UCR'S PROCUREMENT SYSTEM, eBUY
Awarded as a result of the UC competitive bid process. Primary and Co-Primary agreement are established with the supplier(s) considered to have the best combination of value and service and who obtains the most awarded quality points during the bid evaluation process. These suppliers will be recommended UC suppliers for the specific service or commodity type (at participating UC locations) for the life of the agreement.
The Purchasing Department of the University of California, Riverside has authorized Campus Transactors to purchase materials and/or services directly from these vendors in accordance with UCOP the agreement terms and conditions contained in the specific agreement.
Campus Transactors are NOT PERMITTED to purchase capital equipment. Only the University Purchasing Department may purchase capital equipment items. Capital Equipment is defined as a single item with a useful life of one year or longer (non-consumable) which costs $5,000.00 or more including tax.
DEPARTMENTAL PURCHASE ORDERS (DAPOs) ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL TRANSACTIONS UNDER THIS AUTHORIZATION
Primary/Co-Primary Vendors (listed alphabetically)
SPECIAL NOTE: All vendors with a "PRIMARY" or "CO-PRIMARY" designation are considered equal in status. Campus end users and transactors should consider selecting from one of these sources before choosing another supplier. Selection of another supplier should be reserved for cases where no practical alternative is available from a competitively awarded contract source.
Phone: 1 (856) 803-8339
|CELL SIGNALING TECHNOLOGY
Phone: 1 (619) 240-4793
|DISCOUNT LAB SUPPLIES
Phone: 1 (800) 571-0191
Phone: 1 (949) 678-4345
Candice (Candy) Fein
Phone: 1 (951) 551-9079
Phone: 1 (800) 343-6015
|SPECTRUM CHEMICALS & LAB PRODUCTS
Phone: 1 (800) 772-8786 ext. 5652 (message)
Phone: 1 (949) 375-1189
General Lab Supply Categories and Award Matrix
- Personal Protection: Fisher, VWR, Spectrum & Bioexpress
- Equipment: Fisher, VWR, Spectrum, Bioexpress, Discount Labs, Neta, & Eppendorf
- Chemicals: Fisher, VWR, Spectrum & Cell Signaling
- Glassware/Plasticware: Fisher, VWR, Spectrum, Bioexpress, Discount Labs, Neta & Eppendorf
- Pipettes and Filtering: Fisher, VWR, Spectrum, Bioexpress, Discount Labs Neta & Eppendorf