How to order from the BCCM/DCG Diatoms Collection

Please use your company's or institute's e-mail account when contacting BCCM/DCG.
Biological materials will never be shipped to private addresses.


Order from the public collection

Order online    or    Send us your complete Purchase Order form


The release and the use of biological material from the public BCCM/DCG collection are subject to the terms of the BCCM Material Transfer Agreement (MTA).


Order from the safe collection


Written approval of the depositor is required before contacting BCCM/DCG.


Order a service or analysis

Please contact BCCM/DCG.


Legal disclaimer

All services are provided exclusively on the basis of the terms and conditions below, regardless of any contradictory conditions stated on the client’s documents.
By having placed an order, the client automatically agreed to these terms and conditions of BCCM/DCG.
BCCM/DCG makes no representation nor warranty, express or implied, to the client with respect to the suitability or fitness of the results for any specific purpose.
In no event shall BCCM/DCG or its staff be liable to the client for any damages or losses.
Under no circumstances shall BCCM/DCG's total liability exceed the total contract value.
These limitations of liability shall not apply in case of willful misconduct or fraud.
The client undertakes to indemnify and hold BCCM/DCG harmless from and against third party claims based on the client’s use or exploitation of the results.

In case a framework contract needs to be signed, the conditions mentioned in this contract take priority.