Seller warrants that its Products are free from defects in materials and workmanship as set forth in applicable operating instructions at the date of shipment to the original Buyer and will conform to the Contract specifications orsuch other specifications which constitute technical improvements to the Product.* The exclusive remedy of the Buyerin the event of a breach of the foregoing warranty is replacement or repair (at Seller's option) of any defective Product. No goods shall be returned to Seller for repair or replacement pursuant to this warranty without prior written approval and accompanied by a completed health and safety declaration (as specified in Paragraph 7). All cleaning, decontamination, and shipping costs shall be the sole responsibility of the Buyer together with any damage to the goods that might occur in transit to or from Seller. Under no circumstances does Seller's responsibility or warranty extend to Products other than those manufactured or distributed by Seller; nor does Seller's liability extend to any Products, articles or parts which are furnished by Buyer or obtained from other manufacturers or suppliers at Buyer's request and/or in accordance with Buyer's specifications. In the event that Seller is unwilling or unable to repair or replace any defective or nonconforming Product due to change in technical standards, technical modifications, unavailability of material or parts, or any other reason, Buyer shall be entitled to a return of the purchase price paid for such Product as its sole and exclusive remedy. Seller assumes no responsibility for the effective performance of any specific scientific application relying on Products supplied under this Contract beyond published Product specifications at the time of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for conformance with local building codes as they may apply in the installation of Products supplied by the Seller. Seller assumes no responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy of designs, specifications or materials furnished or specified by Buyer.