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Chemical Prices & Currency

It is very difficult to find current accurate prices for chemicals. There is a very good chance that you won't find the prices to the chemicals you need. You may just have to make the most of historical pricing or get very creative in contacting suppliers to get quotes.

Current pricing information is available for those in industry but are too expensive for us to maintain subscriptions. The following is some resources that we do have access to that you can make use to find pricing information.

Journals & Trade Magazines with Pricing Information

Other Resources to Search for Prices

Industry Chemical Catalogues

Please note that laboratory chemical prices do not scale to bulk chemical pricing. That is, you cannot just multiply by scale and expect to get realistic pricing for 1 metric tonne.


Hubbard, D. (n.d.). Guides. Chemical Engineering. Chemical Prices. Retrieved August 7, 2015, from
Powell, J. (n.d.). LibGuides: CHEME 4620: Chemical Process Design (Spring 2015): Chemical <br>Prices. Retrieved August 7, 2015, from
Thomson, K. (n.d.). IS Guides. Chemical Engineering. Prices & Costs. Retrieved August 7, 2015, from
Vogel, T. (n.d.). LibGuides: Chemical Engineering Research Guide: Chemical Prices. Retrieved August 7, 2015, from
Carver, J., & Kirkwood, P. (n.d.). Untangling the Chemical Information Pricing Web. Presented at the ACS Division of Chemical Information. Retrieved from