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The SciFinder Database: Searching for a Molecular Formula

 

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SEARCHING FOR A MOLECULAR FORMULA

At any time, you can click on the SciFinder logo in the upper left hand corner to begin a new search.

The SciFinder logo.

In the Explore menu, click Substances - Molecular Formula.  Enter and run a search.  Some sample searches appear below the search box.

A molecular formula search c7 h6 o2

On the next screen, you will see a lot of search results containing molecular formula diagrams in boxes.

Three molecular formula search results.

LIMITING OR NARROWING YOUR SEARCH RESULTS

Use the Refine menu to limit or narrow your search.  For example, you could select Property Value then choose Melting Point from the list of properties in the pop up window.

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