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CAS Case Study

Giving small business executives confidence


This case study of a small business pharmaceuticals company is based on an April 2024 survey of CAS customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“CAS SciFinder enables flexible, filterable searches that help me find unique results compared to other search methods.”


This organization generates information and ideas about agents and approaches for chemotherapy and immunoprevention research.

The business challenges that the profiled company faces and is using CAS SciFinder to help solve:

  • Determining novelty and freedom to operate
  • Finding research precedent

Use Case

The key areas that the surveyed company uses CAS SciFinder to help include:

  • Assessing the IP landscape
  • Finding commercially available chemicals
  • Identifying substances and reactions
  • Performing literature reviews to generate a hypothesis
  • Sharing information with colleagues
  • Staying up to date on research in their field

The researcher agrees that CAS SciFinder provides the following benefits to their experience:

  • It gives me access to a comprehensive collection of scientific content
  • It is easy to use
  • It quickly provides precise search results
  • Its productivity features (e.g., search history, Alerts) save me time


CAS SciFinder serves as the organization’s primary source for unequivocal agent identification. In one example it was used to identify a synonym and another CAS Number for a specific agent resulting in the discovery of many resources that answered basic questions, resulting in increased confidence before starting a project.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of CAS by TechValidate.

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.

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