It is highly recommended that you consult with your institution's shipping coordinator regarding the legal ways to ship chemicals and specimens.

If you would like to ship materials to BioCAT, our shipping address is:

If you would like to ship materials to your home institution, you must:

  • declare any chemicals, solvents, air cans, etc. which are packed in the container
  • compile a list of these chemicals and amounts with paper copies of the corresponding MSDS sheets.
  • include your FedEx Number,
  • plan ahead for a complete inspection of package contents before BioCAT will assume liability for your materials.
Not following Department of Transportation protocols can result in heavy fines.


The following customs brokers are prefered for importing items to us in the USA:

Saving Shipping & Forwarding USA Inc.
921 AEC Drive
Wood Dale, IL 60191
tel. 630 860 0007
fax. 630 860 0470

American Overseas Transport Ltd. (AOT)
165 Hansen Court
Suite 110
Wood Dale, IL 60191
tel. 630 521 9860
fax. 630 521 9895