ISSN 0379-4350 printed version
ISSN 1996-840X online version



Basic information

The South African Journal of Chemistry, published by the South African Chemical Institute, has been publishing high quality, original papers in all fields of Chemistry for over 50 years. Contributions in English may take the form of papers, short communications or critical reviews. The Journal went fully electronic in 2000 and is freely available through open access online.

The Editor–in–Chief is Professor H.G. Kruger,

The Journal publishes throughout the year on a rolling pass basis.

The Journal’s Key abbreviated title is S. Afr. j. chem..


Index sources

  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Current Web Contents
  • Chemistry Citation Index
  • Index to Scientific Reviews
  • Speleological Abstracts



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