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Chemicals used for industrial or lab research purposes should be purchased from a contracted supplier through Show Me Shop whenever possible. 

Purchases outside of Show Me Shop and less than $5,000 may be purchased using the University One Card. Purchases between $5,000 and $10,000 require a PeopleSoft Requisition.

Purchases over $10,000 require competitive quotes, or written bid requests with detailed specifications prepared by UM Procurement.

If you will be making several small purchases, and the total amount will exceed $10,000 in a 12-month period, a competitively bid contract may be appropriate. Contact the Strategic Sourcing Specialist listed for assistance.

Further Assistance

If the item you want is not available in Show Me Shop, do you have a OneCard and will the vendor accept the card for the transaction?

YES - Use OneCard in accordance with the OneCard policy.

NO - Submit a PeopleSoft Non-Catalog Requisition and attach any agreements, proposals, and/or quotes for review.

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  • Chemicals used for industrial or lab research purposes should be purchased from a contracted supplier through Show Me Shop whenever possible. 

    Purchases outside of Show Me Shop and less than $5,000 may be purchased using the University One Card. Purchases between $5,000 and $10,000 require a PeopleSoft Requisition.

    Purchases over $10,000 require competitive quotes, or written bid requests with detailed specifications prepared by UM Procurement.

    If you will be making several small purchases, and the total amount will exceed $10,000 in a 12-month period, a competitively bid contract may be appropriate. Contact the Strategic Sourcing Specialist listed for assistance.

    Specific policy for all locations