Reference ACD/Labs

When referencing Advanced Chemistry Development in online or printed material, you should follow the guidelines set out below for correct usage of our name and logo.

Company Name:

The company name must be referred to at least once in a document (preferably the first time) as Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs). Thereafter, you may use ACD/Labs.

Logo Usage:

Here are the preferred versions of our corporate logo. The background color of the logo must always be white; do not change color or introduce pattern.

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ACD/ChemSketch Freeware and ACD/NMR Processor Academic Edition References:

Freeware users are permitted to place images and data from ACD/ChemSketch and ACD/NMR Processor Academic Edition into publications. Please use the below Template and Examples for information on how to reference the ChemSketch software.

Literature Publications:

To cite ACD/Labs software in literature publications, follow the guidelines below.

Write the official ACD/Labs product name, the software version number, followed by our corporate name, address, and year of the product release.


1. Product Name, version #.#, Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., Toronto, On, Canada,, 2015.


i. ACD/Structure Elucidator, version 15.01, Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada,, 2015.