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Formulation success starts with Prospector.

Prospector is a powerful search engine for the materials and ingredients industries, providing members with direct access to accurate, up-to-date product information for tens of thousands of products.

  • Augmented by in-depth technical support from global suppliers
  • Built and continuously improved with industry input
  • Specifically designed for product development

Prospector accelerates materials research by providing required technical information. When combined with UL's Early Insights Toolkit you can anticipate barriers to market entry and adjust your course at the start. Learn more.

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Prospector membership provides unlimited access to search and view thousands of product profiles from global suppliers, and

  • Download technical documents & MSDS
  • Request samples from multiple suppliers
  • Contact suppliers and distributors directly
  • Request product pricing or technical help
  • Find starting formulations
  • Save searches and create product alerts
  • Bookmark favorite products
  • Tag products
  • Export product information



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