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EBSCO Publishing’s ExPub Releases R2 to Provide Access to ECHA REACH Registrations Database


By kmcevoy - Posted on 27 November 2012

~ R2 Uses EXPERTIndex to Provide the Most Relevant Search Results Available Anywhere ~

IPSWICH, Mass. — November 27, 2012 — Companies impacted by the European Union’s Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) Regulations now have a valuable tool in R2 (REACH Registrations) from Expert Publishing (ExPub). R2 provides integrated access to the Official ECHA REACH Registration Database leveraging EXPERTIndex to provide the most relevant search results.

R2 contains key information submitted by companies on more than 7,600 unique substances including: CAS number and other identifiers; composition; classification and labeling; physical/chemical properties; toxicological properties; and eco-toxicological properties. R2 will be updated as the ECHA updates it website.

ExPub’s proprietary search engine allows users to simultaneously search the REACH Registrations and millions of other documents found in more than 140 collections including the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB®), the Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS®), the Merck Index®, the complete set of the IARC Monographs, the 12th Report on Carcinogens, the EPA’s Integrated Risk Information Systems, and MSDS from over 27,000 different vendors. And, with its 2.4 Million terms and synonyms, EXPERTIndex produces search results that are 100 percent relevant.

ExPub is the premier provider of up-to-date, decision-support chemical information for the global environmental health & safety community. ExPub databases provide access to millions of documents containing comprehensive human and/or environmental hazard data needed to manage the impact of chemicals in the workplace or on the environment. ExPub provides more than 140 databases containing millions of documents from government and licensed sources covering more than 400,000 unique substances and accessible via 2.4 million chemical names and synonyms. Databases include: ChemEXPERT™, ReproEXPERT™, ListEXPERT™, DrugEXPERT™, and MSDSonline®.

About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the world’s premier database aggregator serving the content needs of corporations, associations and organizations of all types. EBSCO offers a suite of more than 350 full-text and secondary research databases providing content from tens of thousands of full-text journals, magazines, books, monographs, reports and various other publication types from renowned publishers. Databases provide information for areas ranging from research & development and corporate learning to departmental and industry-specific topics. EBSCO’s product lines include proprietary databases such as Business Source® Corporate, Business Book Summaries™, Learning Centers™, Business Basics™, Academic Search® R&D, Nonprofit Organization Reference Center™, and Health Library™ as well as dozens of leading licensed databases. Databases are powered by EBSCOhost®, the most-used for-fee electronic resource in libraries around the world, and may be integrated into corporate intranets, portals and learning management systems. For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: information@ebscohost.com.

EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
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For more information, please contact:
Kathleen McEvoy
Public Relations Director
(800) 653-2726 ext. 2594
kmcevoy@ebscohost.com