Chemical Abstracts


Chemical Abstracts, now known as SciFinder is the only research tool with access to the world’s most reliable and largest collection of substances, reactions and references (from both journals and patents). A global network of scientists update content daily to ensure you have access to the most timely and accurate information available.

  • Get substances –access the world’s most trusted resource for substance information including chemical structures, chemical names, CAS Registry Numbers®, properties, commercial availability and regulatory information.
  • Get reactions – find dependable and current chemical reaction information from our extensive databases including reaction schemes, experimental procedures, conditions, yields, solvents, catalysts as well as commercial availability of substances with direct links to leading producer and supplier sites.
  • Get references – get the information you need when you need it with our unrivaled collection of the world’s most up-to-date chemistry and related science information found in journals, patents, dissertations and more. SciFinder is the only source that brings you information from early discovery through clinical trials with the combined coverage of CAplusSM and MEDLINE®. And full-text is just a click away.

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