This invaluable reference book is a must for all chemistry teachers. Detailed, easy-to-understand definitions as well as technical information for chemicals and chemical concepts are included. Search for a substance by its technical name, common name or slang name. Formula, properties, hazards, uses and the chemical abstract service number are listed for each chemical. The latest edition features 1,471 new and 5,236 revised or updated definitions, a new Chemical Abstract Number index and an update of all trademarks. A significant expansion also includes biochemical terms in emerging fields in biology and biological engineering, entries for notable chemists and Nobel Prize winners and much more. With so much useful and interesting information in this book, you’ll have a hard time putting it down. Used by the chemists at Flinn on a daily basis. 16th edition, 2016, 1568 pages, 7¼" x 10¼", hard cover.