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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.

TRI-K have launched a new protein to fulfil a need for a moisturising ingredient that can be used in rinse off products.
Following the popular 'Formulating with Natural Emulsifiers' Masterclass presented by Caroline Recardo at this year's SCS, we will be hosting a one-day workshop to give guidance on this topic.
TRIsatin is a self-emulsifying system that is constructed with naturally derived ingredients designed to mimic the skin's natural lipid barrier.
Despite being an effective and popular ingredient, SLES is known to often cause skin irritancy. Eversoft ULS-30S is an easy-to-use liquid amino-acid based additive which reduces the irritancy level of SLES in cleansing products.
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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.