Posted by: purplepaula1 | July 24, 2009

Common Chemistry online database

Common chemistry pageThe Common Chemistry database contains the CAS Registry Number®, chemical names (both formal and common), molecular formulas, and structures or sequences for ~7800 chemicals of widespread general public interest. These substances are of global commercial use or importance and have been cited 1,000 or more times in the CAS databases. Examples of substances included are aspirin, biotin, benzoyl peroxide, and boric acid. The Common Chemistry database also includes all 118 elements of the Periodic Table, although not all of the elements may meet the 1,000 references threshold.

You can search for substances in Common Chemistry by either their CAS Registry Number or by their chemical name. Chemical name searches can be by exact name if you have one or by name fragment. CAS Registry Number searches are exact search only. Consult the Help page for additional search tips and details.

Links to Wikipedia records (when available) have been provided by the Wikipedia Chemicals WikiProject in collaboration with Chemical Abstracts Service.

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