Ecovadis Gold again for Alfa Chemicals!

Alfa Chemicals are proud to announce that we have again been awarded a Gold CSR rating by Ecovadis. The Award recognises supply chain sustainability by benchmarking against industry peers. For further information about Ecovadis, visit

BASF achieved its 2020 Palm Commitment

227,213 metric tons of certified palm oil and palm kernel oil sourced representing 100 percent of procured material Almost 95 percent of global palm footprint traceable back to the oil mill level More than 300,000 metric tons CO2 in 2020 avoided by sourcing certified sustainable palm kernel oil Ludwigshafen, Germany, March 4, 2021 – BASF... Read more »

OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement

Scott Bader – OQEMA Group Distribution Partnership Statement: Liedberg, Germany – 1st March 2021 – Scott Bader, a leading global manufacturer of adhesives, composites and functional polymers, and OQEMA AG, a European market-leader in the sales, marketing and distribution of specialty chemicals and food Ingredients – have entered into a sole distribution partnership for the... Read more »

Cornelius Helps Personal Care Sector Adapt to 2021 Consumer Trends

Cornelius, an independent European manufacturer and distributor of specialty chemicals and ingredients, has underlined its support to the personal care sector by releasing a new, informative webinar focusing on the future of this industry. The events of 2020 and the ongoing pandemic have posed many significant challenges for businesses in the personal care products sector,... Read more »

Reducing or eliminating cyclomethicones from dimethicones

Introduction Silicones are often utilized in personal care products due to the performance benefits that they provide, including conditioning, slip, extended wear, shine and lubricity characteristics. More personal care product launches include the INCI name dimethicone than any other silicone offering. Dimethicones are silicone polymers that typically contain trace amounts of cyclomethicones, the starting molecules... Read more »

Introducing the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives

Introducing the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives; unique, naturally derived & sustainable emulsions/emulsifiers for skin care, sun care & make-up applications. OQEMA Ltd introduce the new TEXIQUE Range of Biobased Additives for skin care, sun care & make-up applications: New Biobased Additives for Personal Care:  based on Hemisqualane - naturally derived and sustainably sourced... Read more »