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Last Updated: Jul 06, 2015     Views: 246

ChemCats is available through SciFinder on the Web.
Note: You will need to register with your Penn email to use this resource.

Check out ChemSources.

Look at the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. Choose Search This Book. There is general economic information available for some compounds.

Also, Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Choose Search This Book. Enter the name of your compound to search for any mentions within the full-text of this resource.

Chemical Week includes weekly spot and contract prices for some chemicals in the CW Price Report column. Click on Search Within This Publication, then perform a search for cw price report within the TX All Text field.

Use ICIS Chemical Business Americas. Search for chemical prices to see spot bulk chemical prices.
This trade publication also profiles one chemical each month. Search the name of the chemical and "_x0013_chemical profile"_x0014_, for example:
"vinyl acetate" and _x0013_"chemical profile_x0014_".
You can also search for prices in the SU Subject Terms field, along with the name of your chemical (ie "vinyl acetate") in the TX All Text field.

ICIS Connect Student Chemical Business Historical Prices provides pricing information from 2006-2008.

Sigma-Aldrich has pricing available for small quantities.