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ACD/Labs Overview

  • Founded in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1994
  • Developer of software solutions for scientists, researchers, and educators who work with small molecules in chemical, biochemical, and pharmaceutical R&D
  • A team of over 200 people in 11 countries, with sales and support offices in North America, Asia, and Europe
  • Spectrus platform streamlines analytical data management and the Percepta platform predicts molecular properties and toxicity risks
  • 4,275 corporate customers worldwide
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How to Reference ACD/Labs

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


Company Name 

  • Refer to the company as Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs) the first time it appears in a document. Thereafter, 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.
    Please e-mail with any questions.
    Please read our usage guidelines.

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ACD/ChemSketch Freeware References

  • Freeware users are permitted to place images and data from ACD/ChemSketch into publications. Please use the template and examples below for information on how to reference ChemSketch.

Literature Publications


Write the official ACD/Labs product name and software version number, followed by our corporate name, address, and web site.



1. Product Name, version #.#, Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs), Toronto, ON, Canada,


1. ACD/ChemSketch, version 2021.1.2, Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs), Toronto, ON, Canada,

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