All dimensions and indications of weight are approximate.

General questions

Can I directly order at your company as end user?

We distribute our products exclusively via the specialized trade.
Therefore we would be glad to give you the name of a local distributor.

Which medical devices are with CE marking?

The CE marking is placed on medical devices which are subject to the current European directives.
The producer confirms by the CE mark on the product that the introduced product meets the requirements
of the directive 93/42/EEC about medical devices or directive 98/79/EC about in-vitro diagnostics and
the legal requirements are complied with.
A written conformity declaration is being provided, which certifies the accordance with the declared directives
and standards.

The term In-vitro diagnostics (IVD) refers to medical devices which are being used for in-vitro examinations
of samples taken from the human body, including blood and tissue donations, and exclusively or mainly serve
to give information
- about physiological or pathological conditions
- about congenital anomalies or for
- for harmlessness and tolerance test with the potential recipients
- for monitoring therapeutic measures

What has to be considered when selling medical devices?

The Medical Devices Act regulates the placing on the market and operating of medical devices.
Since 1998 the CE marking is required for every medical device, since 2003 for every IVD product.
Medical devices without CE marking must not be sold or operated / used within the European Union.

Are there minimum order quantities?

Please consider the "Sales unit" mentioned under Specifications as minimum order quantity.

Do you make repairs? (glassware)

Of course you can contact us in the case of damage or the like.

Please take care to ensure that the instruments are cleaned residue-free or sterilized properly.

Return of goods

Has your company got an AEO status?

Authorized Economic Operator - certificate No. AEOC 111503

What is your EORI number?


Product-specific questions

What are the chemical and physical properties of microslides?

Please refer to the attached PDF document.

Why do microslides have a limited shelf life?

Microslides are made of a glass type which is subject to a natural aging process.
This has a negative effect on the quality. Please take note of the storage guidelines
which are printed on each box containing 5000 pieces.

What has to be considered when sterilizing glass instruments?

see attached PDF document

Volumetric measuring instruments

Which certificates are available for conformity certified volumetric instruments?

Please see "Certificates" under main category "Volumetric instruments"

What does class A, AS and B mean?

The letters stand for the accuracy classes:
•  class A for higher accuracy
•  class AS for higher accuracy of burettes and pipettes with defined waiting time
•  class B for lower accuracy

News and events



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