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Chemical Thesaurus

Fourth Electronic Edition

compiled by
Michael and Irene Ash

As in the previous editions, this reference serves as the most comprehensive source for linking trade name chemicals to generic chemicals and manufacturers. The new Fourth Edition contains over 75,000 trade name chemicals linked to more than 16,000 chemicals with contact information on more than 5,500 manufacturers that produce these chemicals under their trade name or generic names.

Industrial Chemical Thesaurus provides more than 66,000 generic chemical synonyms and 57,000 trade name synonums that are cross referenced back to the main generic entry. The user is therefore able to find a chemical product by its chemical name, synonym, trade name, CAS number, or EINECS/ELINCS number.

After locating the chemical, full chemical monographs of the chemical entry will be displayed including: CAS NUMBERS EINECS/ELINCS numbers FEMA numbers UN numbers Classification Definition Chemical synonyms Trade names Synonyms Empirical formula Molecular formula Properties Storage Toxicology Precautions Hazardous decomp. Products NFPA ratings Regulatory data Uses Use level Manufacturers Distributors Trade names equivalent to the chemical entry and trade names containing the chemical entry (trade name chemical blends).


PART I-Chemical to Trade Name Reference contains more than 16,000 generic chemical entries. Each entry contains information including the following categories:

  • CAS Registry Numbers
  • FEMA Numbers
  • UN/DOT Numbers
  • Classification
  • Definition
  • Chemical Synonyms
  • Trade Names Equivalents
  • Trade Names containing Generic as an Ingredient
  • Trade Name Manufacturers
  • Empirical Formula
  • Molecular Formula
  • Properties
  • Storage
  • Toxicology
  • Precautions
  • Hazardous Decomposition Products
  • NFPA Ratings
  • HMIS Ratings
  • Regulatory Data
  • Functions and Applications (Uses)
  • Use Level
  • Generic Manufacturers/Distributors

All generic chemical synonyms and trade name synonyms are cross-referenced back to the main entry.

Software features: Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: Comprehensive Index, Trade Name X-Ref, Chemical Monographs & Synonyms Dir., Manufacturers Dir., Manufacturers X-Ref, CAS X-Ref, EINECS/ELINCS X-Ref
Hyperlinking: All Manufacturers details in Part III, trade name entries in Part II, Manufacturer websites, all cross-references (synonyms) to monographs

PART II-Trade Name to Chemical Index is an alphabetized hyperlinked list of trade names contained in Part I. Each listing contains a manufacturer's link, including internet link, as well as links to all generic chemicals contained.

Software features: Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Hyperlinking: All products back to Part I, Part III, and manufacturer web sites

PART III-Manufacturers Directory contains detailed contact information for the more than 5,500 manufacturers of the trade name products and generic chemicals that are referenced in this source book. Wherever possible, telephone, telefax, toll-free numbers, Email and Internet addresses, and complete mailing addresses are included for each manufacturer.

Software features: Full-text Search with Boolean operator support
Keyword Indexes: Comprehensive Index, Manufacturers Dir., Manufacturers X-Ref., MFG Web&Email Directory
Hyperlinking: All cross-references (alternate names) to main entries, Manufacturer Web sites, Manufacturer Email

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Industrial Chemical Thesaurus
Fourth Electronic Edition

compiled by Michael and Irene Ash

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