The Merck Index Online


The Merck Index


Chemistry's Constant Companion 

The Merck Index is the definitive reference work for scientists and professionals looking for authoritative information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. 

The Royal Society of Chemistry are proud to be the exclusive providers of the 15th edition, which has been fully revised and updated to contain over 500 new monographs and 1,300 new structures. 

We have also developed The Merck Index Online, a powerful online platform featuring text and structure search functionality and a user-friendly interface. 

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The Merck Index* Online

The most authoritative and reliable source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals, exclusive to the Royal Society of Chemistry.

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"An indispensable reference work that any research department and any individual active in scientific publishing should have at their fingertips." Drug Discovery Research 74, 2013


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