International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry


Also found in: Medical, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

(IUPAC), an international organization est. 1919 to advance the chemical sciences and contribute to the application of chemistry to the service of humanity. IUPAC is an association of national chemistry associations that is reponsible for the standardization of weights, measures, symbols, and terminology. It also publishes definitive atomic and chemical data and establishes standard methods for use in various laboratories.

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

(chemistry)
An international scientific (nongovernmental) organization, recognized as the world authority on chemical nomenclature, terminology, standardized methods for measurement, atomic weights, and many other critically evaluated data. Abbreviated IUPAC.
References in periodicals archive ?
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in collaboration with Russia-based PhosAgro and the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, has presented leading chemists from around the world with the latest round of grants for research in the field of green chemistry.
Compounds that are to be registered after the December 1 REACH deadline, but which must provide the EU chemicals agency information about their classifications and labels by January 3, 2011, can claim their chemical's International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) name to be confidential under certain circumstances, the agency said.
The layout of the Periodic Table is reviewed and maintained regularly by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry hosts the annual conference on pesticide, agrochemicals in Newspeak, and the 2006 meeting looked at their impact on human and environmental health.
AnIML: The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) Committee E13.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (NPAC) and the IFCC issued two reports in 1966 (8) and 1967 (9), now giving a proper term to the coherent unit, namely:
The Subcommittee on Transport Properties of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) held its annual meeting in June 2000, at NIST (Boulder, CO).
Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO, and Nicole Moreau, president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), will welcome conference attendees and officially open IYC.
There are chemists dancing up and down, dotting i's and crossing t's," says Bryan Henry, former president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and professor emeritus in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Guelph in Ontario.
Paul is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America and International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry will publish the new names in the July issue of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
The review was conducted by a joint working party of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) and the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).
Encyclopedia browser ?
Full browser ?