Dave,

>I have a customer who has sent my close to 300 chemical products
>in word format? How do I translate this into mysql tables?

Save it from Word as comma- or tab-delimited, create a MySQL database & table, use ODBC Admin to create a DSN for that database, open the MySQL database in Access, in the Access database window click Tables on the Objects bar, select Get External Data from the File menu, click Import.

PB