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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2019     Views: 832

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

Look at the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology.

  • There is general economic information available for some compounds.


Also, Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry.

  • 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.

  • Click on Search within this publication, then 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 (e.g. "vinyl acetate") in the TX All Text field.


Sigma-Aldrich has pricing available for small quantities.