Chemical Abstracts Service registration number (CAS#)

Chemical Abstracts Service registration number (CAS#),

Definition of Chemical Abstracts Service registration number (CAS#):

  1. A unique number assigned to a specific chemical (known by the chemical name) by the American Chemical Society and a list of chemical abstracts published by the Chemical Abstract Service in the United States. CAS numbers are widely used for accurate identification of materials and rapid access to chemical and safety information.

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