Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Do I need to Register?

Registration, although NOT required for data access, is required for data entry. In the case of multiple entries, the user’s submissions are all tied to one account reducing submission time and if interruptions to the submission process occur, information can be stored and completed later.

Is all the data peer reviewed?

Not all the data is peer reviewed but users have the option of viewing and downloading only peer reviewed data.

Is contact information about the manufacturer disclosed?

Disclosure of manufacturer information is optional and is determined on data entry.

How reliable is the data?

All the data is reviewed by the administrators for errors prior to addition to the database but individual entries cannot be analyzed to ensure accuracy of inputted values.

How much does it cost?

Access to the database is FREE and does NOT require registration. Donations for the maintenance of the database are accepted.


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