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Other than special offers, we do not offer free shipping. We have asked some of our customers about the value of free shipping compared to other services. The conclusion that we came up with is that people prefer lower product prices than paying higher prices with free shipping. We believe that our prices, with the shipping cost, are still lower than most suppliers. If we hear more responses in favor of offering free shipping instead, we will certainly consider again how to handle shipping costs.
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We provide all of the SDS for our chemicals on our website. To access this information, look up the particular chemical that you need in our product catalog and look in the "More Information:" box on the Details tab. The last link in the series will be titled "SDS Information (PDF)".
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If you wish to quote a Home Science Tools article for a school assignment or some other purpose, you are welcome to do so! You will need to include a citation in your bibliography. Here is the format of a typical online citation when the author is not named:
"Article name." Site name. Date Accessed <web address>.
"What is the Scientific Method?" Home Science Tools. Accessed 21 September 2012