To be considered for inclusion in CHEMCATS:
- Determine whether your products are acceptable for CHEMCATS by reviewing Acceptable CHEMCATS Products
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interest. A representative will contact you to begin the vetting process.
- Go to CHEMCATS Supplier Data Submission to find information on preparing and submitting your chemical catalog for consideration.
- E-mail your catalog information to email@example.com. For large files, contact us for access to our FTP site.
- Submit general company contact information for ordering your products:
- Company name
- Phone number(s)
- Fax (optional)
Suppliers that have been selected for inclusion in CHEMCATS must keep their catalog current by regularly submitting revised list/contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. See Current CHEMCATS Suppliers.
Please note that inclusion in CHEMCATS is a selective process. CAS reserves the right to review and approve all requests for inclusion in CHEMCATS.
CHEMCATS SciFinder Pricing and Availability Links
SciFinder now provides access to data on price and availability via more than 2 million links from commercial source records to supplier catalogs. These links allow SciFinder users to bring answers with “pricing and availability” to the top.
Requirements for Inclusion of Pricing and Availability Links
- Provide links with each substance that will take a SciFinder user directly to the catalog page where they can order your chemicals.
- The linking page needs to include current price, current availability, and the ability to directly place an order.
a. From your page, the SciFinder users should be able to determine how
soon the chemical of interest will ship. For instance ships within 1 week
or in stock for items that ship within 1 week.
- Requiring a login to complete the order is acceptable, but having to log in before seeing price and availability, is not acceptable.
If you have questions regarding the acceptability of your pricing and availability links, please contact us at email@example.com.