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Sci.chem FAQ - Part 1 of 7
Section - 6. Common terms and abbreviations frequently used in sci.chem.

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6.1  Abbreviations used in this FAQ and sci.chem 

ACGIH = American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
ACS = American Chemical Society
AOAC = Association of Official Analytical Chemists
AOCS = American Oil Chemists Society
APHA = American Public Health Association
API = American Petroleum Institute
ASTM = American Society for Testing Materials
BP = British Pharmacopoeia
CA = Chemical Abstracts
CAS RN = Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number ( usually as [x.y.z] ).
C&EN = Chemical & Engineering News ( journal )
CMR = Chemical Marketing Reporter ( journal )
DIN = Deutsches Institut fur Normung
EP = European Pharmacopoeia
GMP = Good Manufacturing Practice
IP = Institute of Petroleum
IPCC = Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
ISO = International Standards Organisation
ISO 9000 = The 9000 series (esp.9001) Quality System Standards
MSDS = Material Safety Data Sheet 
RTECS = Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
TLV = Threshold Limit Value ( defined by the ACGIH )
USP = United States Pharmacopoeia

6.2  Common Terms used in this FAQ.

These terms apply to well-known reference texts. Note that those with a "*" 
are also available from commercial database suppliers and/or as CD-ROMs. 
The electronic versions may be accessible via an institution library, if the 
library does not have the hardcopy version available. 
* Beilstein = Handbuch der Organischen Chemie [1].
* Bretherick = Handbook of Reactive Chemical Hazards [2]. 
* Chem.Abs. = Chemical Abstracts [3].
  Cotton and Wilkinson = Advanced Inorganic Chemistry [4].
  Fieser & Fieser - Reagents for Organic Synthesis [5].
* Gardner = Chemical Synonyms and Trade Names [6].
  Gmelin = Handbuch der Anorganischen Chemie [7].
  Goodman & Gilman = The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics [8].
* Hawley = Condensed Chemical Dictionary [9].
* Heilbron = Dictionary of Organic Compounds [10].
* Kirk Othmer = Kirk Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [11].
  Lange = Handbook of Chemistry [12].
* Martindale = The Extra Pharmacopoeia [13].
  McKetta = Encyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design [14].
  Mellor = Comprehensive Treatise on Inorganic and Theoretical Chemistry [15].
* Merck = The Merck Index [16].
  Perry = The Chemical Engineers' Handbook [17].
* RTECS = Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances [18].
  Rubber Handbook = CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics [19].
* Sax = Dangerous Properties of Industrial Chemicals [20].
  Shreve = The Chemical Process Industries [21]. 
  Ullmann = Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry [22].
  Vogel = "Inorganic" = Quantitative Inorganic Analysis [23].
        = "Qualitative Inorganic" = Qualitative Inorganic Analysis [24].
        = "Organic" = Practical Organic Chemistry [25].
        = "EPOC" = Elementary Practical Organic Chemistry [26].

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