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ACS Reagent Chemicals

Stay up to date on standards

ACS Reagent Chemicals provides data about general physical properties and analytical uses for all reagent chemicals, as well as guidelines for standard analytical methods. We've made it easier to get the most up-to-date information—with supplements and updates that are fully integrated into an online version. Monographs are continuously under review by the ACS Committee on Analytical Reagents, and updates are released twice per year. The current online edition reflects the version of record.

Why choose ACS Reagent Chemicals?

ACS Reagent Chemicals is the must-have reference guide for analytical, industrial, and research labs. It contains purity specifications for almost 500 reagent chemicals and more than 500 standard-grade reference materials in an easy-to-use online format.

  • Academic institutions: Keep a handy reference of exactly what’s allowed in ACS Reagent Grade chemicals used in the lab. Support the development of techniques that use the most well-established methods. Expose students now to a resource they will use in industrial practice.
  • Corporate organizations: Help research teams refine their techniques through well-established methods. Help ensure that lab experiments produce the same results that will be seen during large-scale production. Safeguard products by complying with requirements from governing body organizations.
  • Government organizations: Make it easier for researchers to employ well-established methods that produce reliable, repeatable results.

What’s included?

  • Regular updates and additions by the ACS Committee on Analytical Reagents
  • e-Alerts notifying users of updated content
  • Permanent URLs to the current version
  • Summary of updates and changes going back to 2016 and moving forward
  • Mobile-friendly operation with live links between reagents and methods
  • HTML or printable PDF formats
  • Full-text and keyword searching
  • Highlights for safety issues, handling requirements, and stock solution preparations
  • Clickable, copiable equations that provide easy transfer

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ACS Reagent Chemicals is a database-style reference that is constantly maintained for currency and authority.  It is available to organizations of all types and sized by annual or multi-year subscription.

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What Our Users Say

ACS Reagent Chemicals is laid out nicely, and it is easier to use than other industry references.”
Cody Much QC Chemist I, LSNE
It has recipes for common reagents in the tests—very helpful.”
Mike Schutt Senior Chemist, AnalysisNow
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