Equivalent Matches

Note: Only labs at US institutions can buy from Quartzy. If you would like to access this feature, please email support@quartzy.com

If your lab is receiving quotes in the Requests module, you will be able to purchase certain items directly from Quartzy. 

Your lab will be able to receive both exact and equivalent matches on Quartzy. An Equivalent match is a scientifically vetted alternative.

Link: Meet the members of Quartzy's Life Science Team who are making these matches!

The best way to think of an equivalent match is to think of the difference between ordering name brand pharmaceuticals and generics.

You'll know you have an exact match because it will appear with the green equivalent symbol below the original request like this:


Quartzy’s team of Life Science Product Specialists spend time finding outstanding suitable alternatives that they would feel comfortable using in their own labs. Quartzy’s scientists can find alternatives for anything from gloves to antibodies!

Click through these categories to see examples of equivalently matched products:

The Quartzy Guarantee

How can you be sure that we'll match your items correctly?

We have a Life Science Team with a background in lab work who meticulously check each quote to make sure that an equivalent match is indeed an equivalent match.

We created the Quartzy Guarantee to put your mind at ease. If you think the item you receive is not an equivalent, you can send it back!  

If you have any questions about this, send an email to orders@quartzy.com or give us a call at 855-782-7899 ext. 2.


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