Terms and Conditions

The "seller" means HydraChem Ltd.
The "buyer" means the company, person or firm from whom any order is accepted. or to whom any written or verbal quotation is addressed.

All Contracts by the supply of HydraChem products whether or not made as the result of a written quotation, are subject to the seller’s General Terms and Conditions of Sale. Where such General Conditions are inconsistent with any special written terms incorporated in a quotation or Contract, then such special written term shall prevail over the General Condition to the extent of that inconsistency. Any Terms or Conditions referred to by the buyer if at variance with the seller s General Terms and Conditions (or the special written terms which may be incorporated( are expressly excluded.

Contracts made hereunder are subject to the Laws of England.

In the event of any of the provisions or any portions of these Conditions being or becoming void or unenforceable for whatever reason. such provisions (or the appropriate part) shall be deleted and the remaining provisions hereof shall continue in full force and effect.

Delivery dates are estimated based on the best information available at the time, and assuming that the buyer places an order without delay. The seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage howsoever caused by failing to make delivery by the date specified.

Delivery will be within 14 days of order unless specified otherwise. It is the consumers right to cancel the order within seven days after delivery and to return goods.

Unless otherwise specified prices are quoted in £ Sterling and are subject to the addition of VAT and/or other Government taxes at the appropriate rate. Prices include the cost of the sellers standard packaging and carriage to the premises specified on the quotation or delivery note unless otherwise stated. Prices charged will be that ruling at date of delivery unless otherwise agreed in writing.

All reasonable steps are taken to ensure that goods are of satisfactory quality and the liability of the seller, whether under warranty or otherwise shall not exceed the selling price of the goods. Under no circumstances will the seller be liable for consequential loss, however caused.

Such descriptions, whilst given as a guide and in good faith, are subject to alteration by the seller without notice. No claim for efficacy or safety is made by the seller, but any information provided is believed to be correct. It is given without warranty or engagement and no licence or immunity under any patent is either granted or implied

All advice given by the seller as to the handling or use of the goods is given in good faith but any such information is given without responsibility or liability by the seller, its servants or agents.

All products can constitute a health hazard if handled, used or stored incorrectly or imprudently. The buyer should, therefore acquaint himself with the appropriate health and safety information and. take al4 necessary . precautions to ensure that proper standards are maintained

Delivery shall be effected when the goods are collected or received by the buyer or his representative. A receipt given by a person purporting to represent the buyer to the seller or the carrier will be adequate discharge to the setter. The seller reserves the right to make partial deliveries.

The buyer undertakes to accept delivery within normal business hours and to provide suitable labour and facilities to unload the carrier’s vehicle. The buyer indemnifies the seller against any additional costs resulting from any delay or damage to the carrier’s vehicle or employees caused by non-provisions of such facilities.

The buyer shall be solely responsible for unloading the goods from the carrier’s vehicle.

The risk of damage to or loss or destruction of the goods shall pass to the buyer on delivery of the goods. Claims for damage or short-delivery must be made in writing to the seller within 3 days of delivery and claims for non-delivery must be made in writing within 5 days of the date of notification of despatch (normally the invoice date). The seller shall not be liable for any claim received outside these limits and, it a clean receipt has been given to the carrier, the seller shall not be liable for any claim whatsoever.

Goods which have been delivered by or collected from the seller in accordance with an order will not be accepted for return except by prior agreement with the seller and will be subject to a handling charge, normally 10% of the invoice selling price plus VAT., in addition to any other costs incurred by the seller in returning such goods to the warehouse.

Title in the goods remains the property of HydraChem Ltd. until the invoice has been settled in full. Whilst the risk of damage, loss or destruction passes to the buyer on delivery, in the event of the buyer parting with possession of the goods any consideration received by him in respect of such goods shall be held by him as trustee for the seller and shall not extinguish the seller’s rights until full settlement of the seller’s invoice has been made.

In the case of payment other than by cash, payment shall not be deemed to have been made until the proceeds have been collected by the seller’s bank.

When not paid for at time of ordering, invoices are due and payable on presentation. Payment is due at the offices of the seller tree of all charges.

Credit account payments must be received by the 20th of the month following month of invoice. The seller reserves the right to charge interest on any overdue account from the due date at the rate of 2.5% per month or part month.

The seller shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by delay or non-performance of any obligations under the contract where the delay or non-performance is due to causes beyond the seller’s control.

Without prejudice to any other rights (whether pre-existing or otherwise) which the seller may have, the seller shall be entitled to determine any contract forthwith by giving written notice to the buyer in the following circumstances: 

The buyer becomes bankrupt or compounds or makes any arrangements with his creditors or commits any acts of bankruptcy. 

The buyer. being a body corporate. goes into liquidation or has a receiver appointed. 
Payment in respect of a previous contract becomes overdue. 

The buyer rescinds or alters instructions or does not provide instructions promptly when requested to. 
If as a result of industrial dispute or of any cause whatsoever beyond the seller’s reasonable control the contract cannot be completed. 

In the case of cancellation due to clauses (i)-(iv) above the buyer will be responsible for all costs and loss of profit incurred by the seller to the date of cancellation