Surfactant producers

1997/06/30

Company   Type of surfactant Plant location Distribution area Other information
Air Products Chemicals Division -
Europe
c/o Air Products Nederland BV
PO Box 3193, Utrecht
3502 GB, Netherlands
31 30 285 7100
31 30 285 7111
Anionic, nonionic Calvert City, KY, US Europe, Africa (except South Africa), Middle East, CIS High performance products for water-borne systems, and other compliant technologies (eg high solid solvent based, power coatings) for coatings and inks.
Akcros Chemicals
Eccles Site, Bentcliffe Way
PO Box 1
Eccles
Manchester
M30 OBH UK
44 161 785 1111
44 161 788 7886
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic Eccles (Greater Manchester) and Hartlepool (Cleveland) UK. Worldwide Sales offices: Manchester, UK; Milan, Italy; Compiegne, France; Roermond, Netherlands; Copenhagen, Denmark; DÅren, Germany; Greiz, Germany. Exports (ROW): Manchester. Agents in Greece, Turkey, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, South Africa.
Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry
Ltd
23 Grosvenor Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3AW UK
44 1727 841421
44 1727 841529
Amphoteric, cationic, nonionic, specialities Stenungsund, Sundsvall, Ornskoldsvik, Sweden; Morris, McCook, Waco, US; Littleborough, UK; Mons, Belgium; Saskatoon, Canada; Itupeva, Brazil, Emmerich, Germany UK company - UK & Eire. Ultimate parent company is Akzo Nobel nv.  
Alfa Chemicals Ltd
Arc House, Terrace Road South
Binfield, Bracknell
Berkshire, RG42 5PZ UK
44 1344 860800
44 1344 862010
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, fluorinated, other France; US; UK UK and Ireland UK Distribution for DuPont, Petrolite, Gattefossé, Chemax, Soliance.
Allied Colloids Ltd
PO Box 38, Bradford
West Yorkshire, BD12 0JZ, UK
44 1274 417000
44 1274 606499
Anionic, cationic, nonionic Bradford UK; Suffolk, Va, US Worldwide  
AP Chemicals
Station Road, Cheddleton, Leek
Staffordshire, ST13 7EF UK
44 1538 361302
44 1538 361330
Blend, nonionic Cheddleton, Staffs, UK Worldwide AP Chemicals is owned by BTP plc.
BASF plc
PO Box 4, Earl Road
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
SK8 6QG UK
44 161 485 6222
44 161 485 5487
Anionic, blend, nonionic Europe, US, South America Worldwide Headquarters: BASF AG, Speciality Chemicals Marketing Surfactants, ESA/WT - J550, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany
BP Chemicals SNC, Pinners Hall
105-108 Old Broad St.
London, EC2N 1ER UK
44 171 496 2321
44 171 496 2383
Nonionic Lavéra, France Europe  
Clariant UK Ltd
Calverley Lane
Horsforth
Leeds, LS18 4RP UK
44 113 2398262
44 113 2591632
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, specialities for cosmetics and toiletries, textiles, paper, leather, pig- ments and additives for paints/plastics applications UK: Horsforth, Leeds; Switzerland; Italy; France; Spain; Brazil; US; Australia etc. Great Britain and Ireland (all other countries have local affiliates/agents) Parent company is situated in Muttenz, Switzer- land. US affiliate: 4000 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC
Croda Oleochemicals
Cowick Hall, Snaith, Goole
North Humberside, DN14 9AA, UK
44 1405 860551
44 1405 860205
  Goole, East Yorkshire; Leed, Staffordshire; Singa- pore; Mill Hall, Pennsylvannia, US Worldwide  
Croda Oleochemicals Ltd
Cowick Hall
Snaith, Goole
North Humberside
DN14 9AA, UK
44 1405 860551
44 1405 860205
Nonionic, anionic, cationic, amphoteric, blends. Rawcliffe Bridge, Goole, N Humberside, DN14 8PN; Leek, Staffordshire, UK Worldwide through network of associate companies and agents Croda produces a wide variety of surfactants employed in personal care, general industrial, health- care and polymer additives. Additional contacts: Tim Gregesen, senior sales manager - industrial; Tony Donoghue, export sales manager - personal care.
Company   Type of surfactant Plant location Distribution area Other information
Air Products Chemicals Division -
Europe
c/o Air Products Nederland BV
PO Box 3193, Utrecht
3502 GB, Netherlands
31 30 285 7100
31 30 285 7111
Anionic, nonionic Calvert City, KY, US Europe, Africa (except South Africa), Middle East, CIS High performance products for water-borne systems, and other compliant technologies (eg high solid solvent based, power coatings) for coatings and inks.
Akcros Chemicals
Eccles Site, Bentcliffe Way
PO Box 1
Eccles
Manchester
M30 OBH UK
44 161 785 1111
44 161 788 7886
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic Eccles (Greater Manchester) and Hartlepool (Cleveland) UK. Worldwide Sales offices: Manchester, UK; Milan, Italy; Compiegne, France; Roermond, Netherlands; Copenhagen, Denmark; DÅren, Germany; Greiz, Germany. Exports (ROW): Manchester. Agents in Greece, Turkey, Finland, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, South Africa.
Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry
Ltd
23 Grosvenor Road
St Albans
Hertfordshire
AL1 3AW UK
44 1727 841421
44 1727 841529
Amphoteric, cationic, nonionic, specialities Stenungsund, Sundsvall, Ornskoldsvik, Sweden; Morris, McCook, Waco, US; Littleborough, UK; Mons, Belgium; Saskatoon, Canada; Itupeva, Brazil, Emmerich, Germany UK company - UK & Eire. Ultimate parent company is Akzo Nobel nv.  
Alfa Chemicals Ltd
Arc House, Terrace Road South
Binfield, Bracknell
Berkshire, RG42 5PZ UK
44 1344 860800
44 1344 862010
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, fluorinated, other France; US; UK UK and Ireland UK Distribution for DuPont, Petrolite, Gattefossé, Chemax, Soliance.
Allied Colloids Ltd
PO Box 38, Bradford
West Yorkshire, BD12 0JZ, UK
44 1274 417000
44 1274 606499
Anionic, cationic, nonionic Bradford UK; Suffolk, Va, US Worldwide  
AP Chemicals
Station Road, Cheddleton, Leek
Staffordshire, ST13 7EF UK
44 1538 361302
44 1538 361330
Blend, nonionic Cheddleton, Staffs, UK Worldwide AP Chemicals is owned by BTP plc.
BASF plc
PO Box 4, Earl Road
Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire
SK8 6QG UK
44 161 485 6222
44 161 485 5487
Anionic, blend, nonionic Europe, US, South America Worldwide Headquarters: BASF AG, Speciality Chemicals Marketing Surfactants, ESA/WT - J550, 67056 Ludwigshafen, Germany
BP Chemicals SNC, Pinners Hall
105-108 Old Broad St.
London, EC2N 1ER UK
44 171 496 2321
44 171 496 2383
Nonionic Lavéra, France Europe  
Clariant UK Ltd
Calverley Lane
Horsforth
Leeds, LS18 4RP UK
44 113 2398262
44 113 2591632
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, specialities for cosmetics and toiletries, textiles, paper, leather, pig- ments and additives for paints/plastics applications UK: Horsforth, Leeds; Switzerland; Italy; France; Spain; Brazil; US; Australia etc. Great Britain and Ireland (all other countries have local affiliates/agents) Parent company is situated in Muttenz, Switzer- land. US affiliate: 4000 Monroe Road, Charlotte, NC
Croda Oleochemicals
Cowick Hall, Snaith, Goole
North Humberside, DN14 9AA, UK
44 1405 860551
44 1405 860205
  Goole, East Yorkshire; Leed, Staffordshire; Singa- pore; Mill Hall, Pennsylvannia, US Worldwide  
Croda Oleochemicals Ltd
Cowick Hall
Snaith, Goole
North Humberside
DN14 9AA, UK
44 1405 860551
44 1405 860205
Nonionic, anionic, cationic, amphoteric, blends. Rawcliffe Bridge, Goole, N Humberside, DN14 8PN; Leek, Staffordshire, UK Worldwide through network of associate companies and agents Croda produces a wide variety of surfactants employed in personal care, general industrial, health- care and polymer additives. Additional contacts: Tim Gregesen, senior sales manager - industrial; Tony Donoghue, export sales manager - personal care.
Company   Type of surfactant Plant location Distribution area Other information
Cytec Industries UK Ltd
Bowling Park Drive
Bradford, West Yorkshire
BD4 7TT UK
44 1274 762236
44 1274 762288
Anionic, cationic Botlek, The Netherlands, US UK, East and West Europe, Scandiavia, Mid Africa, Middle East Range of sulphosuccinates and alkyl sulphosucci- namates available, plus sodium diisopropyl naph- thalene, dodecyl diphenyl oxide sulphonate, and alkylamine guanidine polyoxyethanol
The Dow Chemical Company
Bachtobelstrasse 3
Horgen
CH-8810 Switzerland
41 1 728 2443
41 1 728 3080
EO/PO copolymers, EO/BO copolymers, defoamers, wetting agents, emulsifiers, demulsifiers.   Global availability of prod- ucts. Trade name 'Dowfax'. Surfactants for industrial and institutional cleaners, household cleaners, textile, leather, metal working, paper, food pro- cessing, rubber, oil and other industries.
Elf Atochem SA
4 Cours Michelet, Cedex 42
la Défense 10, Paris, France
33 1 49 00 70 13
33 1 49 00 76 09
Amphoteric, anionic, nonionic Villas St. Paul (nr Paris), France Worldwide 'Forafac' fluorinated surfactants
Elf Atochem UK Ltd
Colthrop Way
Thatcham
Newbury, Berkshire
RG19 4NR UK
44 1635 870000
44 1635 870050
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic France: Arras, Chateauroux, Corbehem UK and Ireland Products include: aminopropionic acids, betaines (amphoteric); phosphate esters, sulphonates, sul- phate (anionics); amine and quaternary ammo- nium derivatives (cationics); EO derivatives (nonionics); various blends. Also manufacture activated carbons and filter aids
Ellis & Everard (UK) Ltd
Cargo Fleet Site
Pine Street, South Bank Road
Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough
Teesside, TS3 8BD UK
44 1642 227388
44 1642 221958
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, phosphate esters, phospho- nates, aniline derivatives, antifoams, bio- cides, fatty amines Middlesbrough, UK Mainly UK, with a growing export business Ellis & Everard distributes surfactants on behalf of ICI, Albright & Wilson, Fina Chemicals and other manufacturers. In addition it formulates and blends a wide range of products at its Middlesbrough site.
FeF Chemicals A/S
216 Klbenhavnsvej
PO Box 230, Klge
DK-4600 Denmark
45 53 65 40 55
45 53 65 72 25 Cationic, iodophors Klge, Denmark Worldwide Tailor-made quat-solutions of benzalkonium chloride and cetrimide types are produced in batch sizes of six or 12 tonnes.
Gattefossé SA
36 Chemin de Genas
BP 603
St Priest
69804
France
33 4 72 22 98 00
33 4 78 90 45 67
Nonionic Saint-Priest, France Gattefossé products are distributed in 40 countries worldwide The following surfactants and co-surfactants on this non-exhaustive list meet cosmetic and/or pharmaceutical requirements. 1. For emulsions. Non-ionic emulsifiers: 'Apifil', 'Emulcire 61 WL 2659', 'Hydrolactol 70', 'Plurol diisostearique', 'Superpolystate', 'Gelot 64', 'Tefose' series etc. Nonoionic co-emulsifiers: 'Hydrophilol isostearique', 'Olepal isostearique', 'Peceol isostearique', 'Plurol isostearique', 'Plurol stearique WL 1009' etc. 2. For microemulsions. Surfactant: LAS/'Labrasol'. Co-surfactant: 'Plurol isostearique', 'Plurol oleique WL 1173', solubil- isants gamma 2420 and 2428, 'Transcutol'.
Th Goldschmidt AG
Goldschmidtstrasse 100
Essen, D-45116
Germany
49 201 173 2947
49 201 173 1960
Amphoteric, blend, cationic, nonionic Essen, Germany; Barcelona, Spain; Hopewell, Va, US; Pandino, Italy; Jakarta, Indonesia Worldwide UK office: Th Goldschmidt Ltd, Tego House, Chippenham Drive, Kingston, Milton Keynes, Bucks, MK10 0AE. Tel: 44 1908 582250. Fax: 44 1908 582254.
Company   Type of surfactant Plant Location Distribution area Other information
Hampshire Chemical Ltd
Craven House
40 Uxbridge Road, London
W5 2BS UK
44 181 579 5443
44 181 579 3494
Fatty acid sarcosinate Nashua, US Europe, Middle East, Africa  
Henkel KGaA
CFC Cospha
Henkelstrasse 67/P.O. Box
101100
Düsseldorf, D-40191
Germany
49 211 797 O
49 211 798 7696 Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic Main office and production site: Dusseldorf, Germany. Surfactants are produced by more than 15 national and international companies of the Henkel group. Worldwide: subsidiaries and/or representatives in more than 160 countries. UK office: Henkel Chemi- cals, 292-308 Southbury Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 1TS Henkel offers surfactants to various industries through the major marketing groups - Henkel Cospha to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, Henkel Surfactants CFD to the deter- gent and chemical industries. Surfactants for the textile, leather, oilfield and paint industries are available from corresponding marketing groups at Henkel
Hüls AG
Marl
D-45764
Germany
49 2365 49 0
49 2365 49 4176
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, EO/PO block polymers, cumene sulphonate, fatty alcohol EO/PO poly- mers, fatty acid alkanolamides, hydrotropics Marl, Germany; Delden, Netherlands Worldwide Products include: betaines; LAS, SAS, FAS, SLES, SLS, ether carboxylic acids, phosphoric esters (anionics); SAS+SLES, LAS+SLES (blends); imida- zolinequats, esterquats (cationic fabric soften- ers); nonyl phenol ethoxylates, fatty alcohol (synthetic and natural) ethoxylates, fatty amine ethoxylates, fatty acid ethoxylates (nonionics), alkanolamines, sulphosuccinates, PEGs
ICI Surfactants
World Headquarters, PO Box 90
Wilton Centre, Middlesborough
Cleveland, TS90 8JE UK
44 1642 454144
44 1642 432398
Blend, nonionic 14 production sites worldwide Worldwide Market focused business sectors: personal care, textiles, agrochemicals, polymerisation and coat- ings, polymer additives, oilfield chemicals, indus- trial surfactants.
Dr W Kolb AG
Hedingen
CH-8908
Switzerland
41 1 762 46 46
41 1 762 46 02
Nonionic Hedingen, Switzerland; Moerdijk, Netherlands Worldwide Products are non-ionic surfactants and speciali- ties for detegerents, cleaning, textile/leather, cos- metics, toiletries, paper processing, feed, food and other industrial applications. The products are alcohol and amine alkoxylates and EO/PO block copolymers as well as cosmetic and phar- maceutical grades of esters and alkoxylates. Tradenames: 'Imbentin', 'Hedipin', 'Kosteran', 'Kotilen', 'Sympatens'
Lakeland Laboratories Ltd
Peel Lane, Astley Green
Tyldesley, Manchester
M29 7FE UK
44 1942 873555
44 1942 884409
Amphoteric, phosphate esters, imidazolines, wax emulsions, blends Manchester, UK EC, Scandinavia, Middle East, Far East Surface active chemicals to specific customer requirements and specifications can be made. BS 5750/ISO 9002 accreditation gained in 1990
Leuna Tenside Gmbh
Am Haupttor Bau 7302
Leuna
D-06236
Germany
49 3461 434397
49 3461 433359
Anionics: alkane sulphonates, fatty acid methyl taurinate, fatty acid isethionate and blends of these. Near Halle and Leipzig, Germany. Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia. Trade names: 'Leuna-Alkane sulphonate', 'Emul- sifier E30', 'Metaupon OMT', 'Metaupon KMT', 'Metupon SCI'. Applications: emulsion polymeri- sation antistatic finishing of plastics, household and industrial cleaners, detergent industry, plant protection products, textile and leather auxiliaries, personal care products.
Company   Type of surfactant Plant Location Distribution area Other information
Pentagon Chemicals Ltd
Northside, Workington
Cumbria, CA14 1JJ UK
44 1900 604371
44 1900 66943
Amphoteric, anionic, cationic, nonionic Workington, Cumbria, UK Worldwide Trade names: 'Pentateric', 'Pentanox' (amphoter- ics); 'Pentonium' (cationics); 'Pentasol', (anionics); 'Pentamid' (nonionics)
Raschig AG
Mundenheimer Strasse 100
Ludwigshafen, 67061
Germany
49 621 5618 0
49 621 582885
Anionic surfactants, sulphobetaine surfactants, zwitterionic surfactants, non- ionic surfactants ether sulphonates.   Worldwide  
Rhône-Poulenc Chemicals
ABM Division, Poleacre Lane
Woodley, Stockport
Cheshire, SK6 1PQ UK
44 161 910 1461
44 161 910 1454
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic Leeds, UK Worldwide  
SCI Natural Ingredients
4 King's Road, Reading, Berkshire
RG1 3AA UK
44 118 9584 446
44 118 9589 580
Nonionic, botanical saponins   Worldwide  
Shell Chemicals (UK) Ltd
Heronbridge House
Chester BusinessPk Wrexham Rd
Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9QA UK
44 1244 685000
44 1244 685142
Anionic, nonionic, other UK: Stanlow, Cheshire (alpha olefins, detergent alcohol); Carrington, (ethoxylation). Netherlands: Pernis, Rotterdam (ethoxylation). Portugal: Lisbon (sulphation) Worldwide, except North America
Stepan Europe
BP 127, Voreppe
F-38340, France
33 4 76 50 51 00
33 4 76 56 71 65
Amphoteric, anionic, blend, cationic, nonionic, esters, vegetable oils Voreppe, nr Grenoble, France; Wesseling, nr Cologne, Germany EC countries, South Africa, Medicountries, Eastern Europe, Middle East Main markets: detergents, fabric softeners, cos- metics, agrochemicals, disinfectants, toll business
Unger Fabrikker AS
PO Box 254, Fredrikstad
N-1601 Norway
47 69 320020
47 69 323775
Anionic, blend, nonionic, powdered surfactants Fredrikstad, Norway    
Union-Carbide Chemicals and
Plastics (Europe)
Rue du Pre-Bouvier
Meyrin (Geneva), 1217
Switzerland
41 22 989 6111
41 22 989 6545
Anionic, nonionic France and US Europe, Middle East, Africa except South Africa A wide range of surfactants for industrial and institutional cleaners, household cleaners and other applications. Products include 'Triton' sul- phates, sulphosuccinates and phosphate esters (anionics); 'Triton' low foams, ethoxylates, alkylpolyglucosides, 'Tergitol' ethoxylates (non- ionics)
Zohar Detergent Factory
Kibbutz Dalia
19239
Israel
972 4 9897234 amphoterics, anionics and non-ionics, special blends and concentrates, fatty alcohol sulphates, quates, spray dried powder, sodium lauryl sulphates 95%, sodium dodecyl sulphates 99%, bio- chemicals Kibbutz, Dalia, Israel Far East, Middle East, US, eastern Europe, Russia, Africa Products for industrial market (hospitals, hotels, laundries etc). Chemicals for textile mills