Fully updated, this second edition gathers information from essential chemistry resources to offer a convenient guide to the principles, techniques, and methods that organic chemistry researchers and lab workers require every day. It provides quick access to the properties of reagents and solvents, freezing mixtures, and drying agents. It also covers hazardous storage and disposal and adds tables of spectroscopic data that include NMR shift values, and IR and UV absorption bands. It also provides a glossary of common terms, as well as hints for searching the chemical literature. This work also meets the needs of those in adjacent subject areas such as biochemistry and pharmacology.