Authors may post their own published articles in the internet under the following conditions:

a) Posting is allowed on the author’s personal website and/or in non-profit and non-commercial repositories of the author’s institution and/or funding body.

b) Immediate release to open access is available upon payment of the full production costs of the article. Otherwise public availability of posted articles must be delayed until 12 months after print publication in the journal.

c) Copyright and source must be acknowledged the following way: ‘Copyright ©Swiss Chemical Society: CHIMIA, volume, page, and year, doi’.

d) The publisher’s version of pdf must be used. The pdf documents are available at ingentaconnect.com – free of charge for members of the Swiss Chemical Society.