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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.

Alfa Chemicals and Gattefossé UK welcome you to Stand 101 at this year's SCS Formulate to experience our interactive Texture Bar featuring our latest formulations for hair, face, hands and body.
Lessonia have launched a new exfoliating ingredient manufactured from volcanic lava - a perfect ingredient for men’s facial and body scrubs.
Wax producer Koster Keunen has recently been involved in an exciting visual installation on London’s Bankside, where artist Alex Chinneck has created a full-sized two-storey house made from 8,000 wax bricks that will melt to the ground over 30 days.
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.
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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.