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Supporting pharmaceutical innovation from drug synthesis to formulation development and beyond

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Supporting innovative cosmetic and personal care formulations

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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.

At in-cosmetics 2015, Alfa Chemicals launched the SIMPLY SKINCARE KIT, showcasing 5 of their favourite skincare formulations using the AlfaCos range of sugar-based ingredients.
Age spots, also called dark spots, are linked to photo-aging and often occur on areas that have been exposed to the sun. A growing problem, in particular after the age of 40, hyperpigmentation increases the perception of age.
Lessonia's CELLULOSCRUB was awarded the Bronze 'Green Award' at in-cosmetics 2015!
The area around the eye is extremely sensitive to environmental stress, since the skin is thinnest on this part of the body.
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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.