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Date added 18 March 2009
Last edited 18 March 2009

Full Title

Chemical Markup Language


Chemical Markup Language uses XML Schema to enable interoperable information management within the chemistry domain. In can support the markup of molecules and chemical crystallography. It is also applicable to other chemical information such as chemical reactions and computations.

Standards Developing Organisations



No information.

Lifecycle Actions

Access, Use and Reuse
Preservation Action

Standard Framework

Digital Repository Standards

Standard Type

XML DTD and Schema

Current Version

8 December 2006 - Chemical Markup Language 2.5RC1 [external]
XML Schema, XSLT stylesheets and other tools for using CML.

Further Information

Alternative Current Versions


Previous Version

10 July 2003 - Chemical Markup Language 2.1.1 [external]
XML Schema, example file and documentation for download.

Referenced Standards