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Welcome to ALFA Chemicals

Alfa Chemicals Ltd is a speciality chemical distributor supplying the UK and Ireland.

We have 3 dedicated divisions serving the Industrial Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Personal Care industries. This website is designed to help you find the products you need to solve your formulation problems quickly. If you require any assistance at all please contact us.

Quillaja Extract, derived from the Chilean desert tree Quillaja Saponaria, contains a high concentration of saponin molecules which act as a natural surfactant and have been utilised for centuries for their cleansing power.
Aurasphere A is a cyclomethicone free gel based ingredient which contains the technology of Penstia™ Powder, a polymeric powder filler which has a strong wrinkle blurring effect.
Exsymol have conducted some new testing on their natural peptide Arct’Alg, based on Chondus Crispus the red alga that has overwintered, giving an unusually high level of peptides which enable the plant to regenerate in the Spring.
Lessonia are the pioneers of natural and biodegradable polyethylene bead replacements and have been working on this project for over 3 years, having identified this as a trend a long time ago.
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Using our site

This site is slit into 3 sections based on the key industries Alfa serves:

  • Industrial
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Personal Care

You can navigate between the different sections using the navigation bar on the left hand side of the page and browse by market, functionality, product name, or manufacturer. You can also use the product finder on the right hand side of the page to search for products.

Detailed product information can be found on the product group pages, where you can download product specific brochures and request additional information and samples using the “my enquiry” function.

If you require assistance at any time please contact our sales department who will be happy help.