Important note: If you are a UK or Republic of Ireland customer and want to have your Amino Acid Analyser Column serviced, please use this link.

In the event that you need to return your instrument to us for repair or to use our in house recalibration service, the following are instructions which should be carried out in full.

If your instrument or column is still within its warranty period, please contact technical support for advice, before following this returns process. Please quote the serial number and model of your instrument in all correspondence.

If your instrument or column is out of it’s warranty period, you must provide a purchase order number for the repair on your returns form.

If you need to know that cost of repair/recalibration, please send an e-mail to


Step 1

Complete a returns authorisation form send this to Biochrom to obtain a returns authorisation number. This number needs to be written clearly on the outside of your returns package.

Please do not send your package to us, until you have received a returns authorisation number.


Step 2

Download and complete a decontamination certificate ( see document download below) and include this certificate with your package. Please put a copy on the outside and inside of your package.

Note: Instruments which are returned without a decontamination certificate will not be processed. This would result in significant delays and additional administration charges for your repair.

IMPORTANT: For returns outside the EU, please complete your commercial invoices, making sure that you indicate the true commercial value of the return. Please also state the following on your invoice:
“Temporary Import – Item Returning to Supplier for repair”


Step 3

Send the package to Biochrom using this address label and your own carrier.
The goods being returned must be securely packaged and in a manner to prevent transit damage.


Below is a checklist to make sure that you have completed all steps:

  • Purchase order number for repair
  • Return number on outside of package
  • Decontamination certificate included on outside and inside of package
  • Customs declaration of true value
  • Customs declaration: Temporary Import etc.
  • Have read and understood the returns terms and conditions

If the instrument has reached the end of its serviceable life and you would like to return it to Biochrom for disposal, please contact

For all other returns enquires please contact or +44(0)1223 427884

Related Documents
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Adobe PDF Declaration of decontamination form
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