The Merck Index

Merck Index

Merck Index is a source of information on chemicals, drugs, and biologicals. It includes substance monographs, named reactions, and reference tables. It is regularly updated with accurate information curated by chemistry and pharmacology experts. Subject covered include:

  • Human and veterinary drugs
  • Biotech drugs and monoclonal antibodies
  • Substances used for medical imaging
  • Biologicals and natural products
  • Plant and herbal medicines
  • Nutraceuticals and cosmeceuticals
  • Laboratory reagents and catalysts
  • Dyes, color, and indicators
  • Environmentally significant substances
  • Food additives and nutritional supplements
  • Flavors and fragrances
  • Agricultural chemicals, pesticides, and herbicides
  • Industrial and specialty chemicals

This is the electronic version of the print publication Merck Index.

Dates covered

Current information.

Royal Society of Chemistry