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American Type Culture Collection (ATCC) order processing

Effective as of May 21, 2009, departmental purchasers must issue purchase orders directly through PRISM to ATCC for all bio-safety level one (BSL1) type biological materials valued at less than $5000. 

Purchasing Services will continue to process ATCC orders that are:

  • Bio-safety level two (BSL2) or higher or

  • $5000.00 or more

ATCC ORDER PROCESSING –BSL1

University of Pittsburgh’s "Verification of Compliance with Material Transfer Agreement" document is no longer required for BSL1 materialsBSL1 orders valued at less than $5000 

  • Submit purchase order directly to ATCC through PRISM

  • Principal Investigator’s full name, title, and contact information must appear on all purchase orders

BSL1 orders valued at greater than $5000 –

 

  • Submit requisition to Purchasing Services through PRISM

  • Principal Investigator’s full name, title, and contact information must appear on the requisition

ATCC ORDER PROCESSING – BSL2 or higher

The process for ordering ATCC BSL2 or higher materials is not changing.  The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) must approve the entire ATCC order if any part of the order includes materials that are BSL2 or higher.

 

REMINDER:

  • Principal Investigator must initiate and be responsible for all ATCC orders

  • All ATCC orders are subject to the terms of ATCC Material Transfer Agreement

  • Purchaser/ Principal Investigator shall not distribute, sell, lend or otherwise transfer to a person or entity the Biological Material for any reason without ATCC’s prior written agreement. 

BSL1 orders for less than $5000 received at Purchasing Services will be returned to the department for order placement.

Submit inquiries regarding ATCC ordering procedures or order status to Purchasing Services.

 

 


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