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 Summary Sheet


Producer:Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), USA.
Coverage:1974 - present
File Size:More than 1.7 million records (02/2016)
File Type:Bibliographic
Content:Chemical business

The HCIN (Chemical Industry Notes with hour-based pricing) file is a bibliographic database covering worldwide business events in the chemical industry since 1974. The records contain bibliographic information, indexing, abstracts, chemical names, and CAS Registry Numbers. An online thesaurus is available for the Geographic Terms (/GT) field.

For convenient choice of pricing, the CIN file - identical to HCIN - is available.
H files have higher connect-hour fees and no search-term pricing, while the standard files have lower connect-hour fees plus search-term charges.


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Usage Terms

The CAS Information Use Policies which apply to your use of the HCIN File on STN are explained in detail.

Contents of CAS Information Use Policies

Part 1:
I. Introduction
II. Definitions

Part 2:
III. Authorized Use of CAS Information

Part 3:
IV. Unauthorized Use of CAS Information
V. Special Permission
VI. Further Information

Further details on the STN Information Keep & Share Program.