The resources used by chemical engineers are available in a variety of formats, from print handbooks and encyclopedias that define concepts and explain processes to online databases of chemical names, formulas and properties.
This dictionary of chemical synonyms and trade names includes availability and manufacturer notations for each chemical along with a directory of manufacturers and an appendix of manufacturer successors. There are also cross reference tables for CAS to trade name, CAS to chemical and EINECS to chemical.
This book provides commonly asked consumer chemical questions along with a list of common chemicals found in everyday products. The chemicals are presented alphabetically with a product list, precautions, and synonyms.
This yearly publication provides company, association, product and trade name directories that include contact information as well as web addresses where applicable. Also available online at http://www.che.com/ (Registration is required).