Gardner’s Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names has become one of the best known and most widely used sources of information on chemicals in commerce. This Gardner’s Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names edition includes the results of the continuing research underlying this reference work and has seen a major expansion of the information provided for individual chemical compounds. The Gardner’s Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names reference contains some 35,000 entries, many of which are new to this edition.
Gardner's Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names features a comprehensive selection of chemicals. The main criterion for inclusion in Gardner’s is a material’s importance as a commercially available chemical. Thus all bulk inorganic chemicals, major pesticides, dyestuffs, surfactants, metals and alloys are included. The 5,000 highest volume chemicals in the US, as defined by application of the Toxic Substances Control Act, are all represented.
A new feature in Gardner's Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names edition is the inclusion of physical property data for pure chemicals. Data that has been provided, as available, includes the melting point, boiling point, density or specific gravity, refractive index, optical rotation, ultraviolet absorption, solubility and acute toxicity.