The ultimate authority on chemical compounds

Published: 16-Oct-2013

The Merck Index has guided generations of scientists and professionals since 1889

The Merck Index* is the definitive reference work for scientists and professionals looking for authoritative information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. It has guided generations of scientists and professionals, selling over one million copies since its publication in 1889.

Up-to-date information on compounds used in a variety of industries can be found in The Merck Index, including drugs, laboratory reagents, catalysts, dyes, food additives and agrochemicals, in addition to industrial and speciality chemicals and much more.

The 15th edition is now available exclusively from the Royal Society of Chemistry, in print and online. So whether you’re looking for an up-to-date reference book to sit by your desk, or a powerful online database enabling complex structure and properties searching, you’ll find it with us.

Individuals purchasing the print book also receive one year’s FREE online access to The Merck Index Online, which includes monographs not available in the print edition and is regularly updated to guarantee access to the latest information. The editorial team continuously adds new compounds of relevance to the pharmaceutical industry.

Find out more, order your copy today, or recommend the online database to your organisation at

*The name The Merck Index is owned by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp, a subsidiary of Merck & Co Inc, Whitehouse Station, NJ, US, and is licensed to The Royal Society of Chemistry for use in the US and Canada.

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