Information for ordering Avanti products

Thank you for your interest in Avanti Polar Lipids.


Domestic customers may place orders directly with us online or by e-mail, fax, or phone.

Vital ordering information must be present before processing an order. Below is a list of information needed to properly process an order:

  • Contact Name
  • Complete Shipping and Billing Addresses
  • Complete Telephone/Fax Numbers and E-mail Address
  • Purchase Order Number or Credit Card Information
  • Complete Product Number and Quantity
  • Physical State of Products (Powder, Chloroform, etc.)
  • Most products require dry ice at the following additional cost
  • Domestic Shipping charges are between $60.00 and $170.00 (U.S. Dollars)
  • First time purchases may be required to pre-pay
  • Shipping terms are F.O.B. Origin, Alabaster, Alabama USA.
  • All Payments to Avanti must be made in U.S. Dollars


Toll-Free Telephone (USA/Canada): (800) 227-0651 Toll-Free Fax (USA/Canada): (800) 229-1004 Direct-Dial Phone (USA/International): (205) 663-2494 Direct Dial Fax (USA/International): (205) 663-0756


Effective March 1, 2018, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany* is the exclusive Distributor of Avanti Polar Lipids. Research Products for all countries except the United States. Avanti Research Products are available through Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany at Thank you for your continued business and support of Avanti Polar Lipids!

*The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada.

For Global Distributors Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Contact Information:

For Canada MilliporeSigma, the life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Contact Information: