1. Requests for cultures of algae, bacteria, and fungi should be addressed to the Curator.
  2. Permit-to-import is required of all foreign requests.
  3. The requesting party must specify the purpose for which the cultures will be used.
  4. A minimum preparation time of two (2) weeks is needed to meet a request.
  5. All requests are charged a minimum fee to cover the cost of glassware, chemical, mailing, and preparation time.
  6. MNH assumes no responsibility for the purity and identity of sub-cultures derived from its original cultures.
  7. All communications with MNH specialists will be channeled to and kept on file at the Office of the Director.