The Merck Index
14th edition
with CD-ROM

The Merck Index, 14th Edition is a one-volume encyclopedia of chemicals, drugs, and biologicals that contains more than 10,000 monographs.

This new edition has been extensively revised and provides enhanced coverage of traditional medicines, neutraceuticals, and cosmeceuticals. An expanded therapeutic category index covers more than forty new categories and cross-references.

Compounds included:

  • human and veterinary drugs
  • biotech drugs and monoclonal antibodies
  • substances used for medical imaging
  • biologicals and natural products
  • plants and traditional medicines
  • nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals
  • agriculturals, pesticides and herbicides
  • Organic chemicals used in research
  • Food additives and supplements
  • dyes, colors and indicators
  • environmentally significant substances

Information provided:

  • chemical, common and generic names
  • Over 15,000 trademarks and associated companies
  • CAS Registry Numbers for over 12,000 compounds
  • Over 8,500 chemical structures
  • molecular formulae, weights and percentage composition
  • capsule statements identifying compound classes and scientific significance
  • scientific and patent literature references
  • physical and toxicity data
  • therapeutic and commercial uses
  • caution and hazard information

Unique features of The Merck Index, 14th Edition:

  • Serves as a quick reference to fundamental information on compounds of current interest, including biotech drugs; traditional and alternative medicines, orphan drugs, and new cosmetic ingredients, fragrances and flavors
  • Accompanied by a text searchable CD-ROM plus complimentary 1 year personal subscription to CSC's structure searchable web version
  • Incorporates more than 1,000 monographs retired from the 12th and 13th Editions
  • Includes more than 600 new or completely rewritten monographs plus significant updates to more than 50% of the existing monographs
  • Provides supplemental tables for vaccine products; acronyms in chemistry and medicine; physical constants, and monosaccharides

In addition, there are more than 700 new and completely revised monographs, thousands of new references, trademarks and uses added to existing monographs. Now includes a companion CD-ROM which features 989 monographs no longer available in print, organic name reactions, supplemental tables and a new user interface for user-friendly searching.

Features of the CD:

  • Searchable by keywords, references, and numerical properties
  • Search the complete contents of the 14th edition, plus nearly a thousand monographs archived from previous editions
  • Comes with a free one-year subscription to the Merck Index Internet Edition
  • Windows-compatible CD powered by CambridgeSoft's ChemFinder
  • Extensively revised supplemental tables now including acronyms, vaccines, and physical constants
  • More than 70 pages of hard to find information in one easy-to-use place

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The Merck Index
14th edition
with CD-ROM

2007 • 2,600 pages est. • Book + CD-ROM
$159.95 + shipping
Texas residents please add 6.75 % sales tax

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