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Shipping Information

Shipments

Domestic Shipments

SRM/RM shipments within the continental United States are shipped F.O.B. Gaithersburg, MD. There are several shipping modes which can be used, including UPS Ground, Federal Express, Air Freight, and Motor Freight (Collect). Unless otherwise instructed by the customer, the mode of shipment will be selected by NIST. Fewer shipping modes are available to SRMs/RMs in restricted categories and NIST reserves the exclusive right to select the proper shipping mode for these types of shipments. For restricted SRM/RM shipments, an additional charge is incurred for each shipping container used. This charge is added to the invoice.

 

International Shipments (and shipments to Alaska and Hawaii)

SRM/RM shipments outside the contiguous United States are also shipped F.O.B. Gaithersburg, MD, by one of the following modes:

  • UPS International;
  • Federal Express International (subject to size, weight, and category of material limitations);
  • Air Freight.

Unless otherwise instructed by the customer, the mode of shipment will be selected by NIST. Any other mode of shipment requested by the customer must be paid by the customer. Fewer shipping modes are available to SRMs/RMs in restricted categories and NIST reserves the exclusive right to select the proper shipping mode for these types of shipments.

 

The table of fees below is given to serve as a guide in determining the total cost of your Standard Reference Materials® purchase. This is merely a guide. On occasion, especially with foreign shipments, these prices may not apply.

Shipment Mode Fee
UPS Ground Non-hazardous $10.00
UPS International Non-hazardous $55.00
   
Federal Express Domestic Non-hazardous $15.00
Federal Express Domestic Hazardous $45.00
Federal Express Gas cylinders (domestic only) $45.00 each
   
Federal Express International Non-hazardous $55.00
Federal Express International Hazardous $90.00
   
Motor Freight Collect
   
Air Freight Collect or prepaid and added to invoice
Created January 6, 2010, Updated March 16, 2021