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Chemistry-Chemical Information: Properties
This page offers selected resources and researching tips for those looking for chemical information and chemistry research, including chemical engineering and materials resources
CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
91st Edition, 2010-2011, of the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Available online and in print.
CHEMnetBASE is a collection of chemistry databases from CRC Press.
Contains information on Structure, Substance Identification, Toxicity, Physical Properties, Molecular Weight, and Locator Codes. Compiled by the National Library of Medicine.
A free databases that explores chemical structure, and more....
Free source from Chemical Abstracts which helps users go from chemical name to CAS RN or from CAS RN to chemical name for 7,900 commonly used compounds
DOE Data Explorer
In this database you can find scientific research data - such as computer simulations, numeric data files, figures and plots, interactive maps, multimedia, and scientific images.
Database of Hazardous Materials
CAMEO Chemicals-Online, complied by NOAA
Environmental Fate Data Base
Household Products Database
Learn more about what's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Index of Chemistry Databases on the Web
This webpage provides a variety of freely available chemistry and biological databases (created by Indiana University).
Index to Physical, Chemical and Other Property Data
Excellent guide to finding sources of physical and chemical properties (created by Linda Shackle, ASU, Noble Library).
IUPAC Solubility Database
This database contains solubilities originally published in the International Union for Pure and Applied Chemistry.
A unique way to search many handbooks and other science and engineering resources.
Landolt-Bornstein Substance/Property Index
This database contains information about substances and related properties.
A partial print collections located in Physics/Astronomy Reference.
LBNL/Lunds Table of Isotopes
List of US Government sites with Chemical data
NIST Chemistry WebBook
The NIST Chemistry WebBook provides access to data compiled and distributed by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.
NIST CKMech-Kinetics, etc.
This site compiles research on the composition, structure and properties of industrial, biological and environmental materials and processes.
NIST Data Gateway
The NIST Data Gateway covers a broad range of substances and properties from many different scientific disciplines.
NIST Physical Reference Data
This tool provides access to the holdings of NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory online data organized by element.
The Organic Compounds Database
Protein Data Bank
The PDB archive contains information about experimentally-determined structures of proteins, nucleic acids, and complex assemblies.
This is a freely accessible database of chemical structures of small organic molecules and information on their biological activities. From the National Library of Medicine.
An index of thermodynamic and physical properties, created by University of Texas Library.
Thermophysical properties from NIST
US Dept. of Energy Science & Technology
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