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FDA Substance Registration System

This database provides access to the FDA Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) assigned to substances by the FDA Substance Registration System.

Substances (nearly 17,000 include the following types:  (simple) chemical, protein, nucleic acid, (polydisperse) polymer, or structurally diverse.

The UNII may prove useful in searching many US govt databases, especially when common or generic terms yield poor results.

August 21, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | , ,

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