About KemCare

Founded in 2004, KemCare is a leading chemical distributor specialising in the Personal Care, Home Care & Industrial sectors in the UK and Ireland. The combination of our in-depth industry experience and extensive product range enables us to provide customers with the latest innovations and most relevant speciality technology, coupled with the regulatory backup and documentation needed for effective implementation.


As of the 17th May 2016, we are proud to have become part of the Safic Alcan Group (read the press release here). As an employee-owned group headquartered in Paris, Safic Alcan is considered one of the world's leading independant distributors with global sales revenue in excess of EURO 466 million. As part of the group, we look forward to working together to provide customers & suppliers alike with a stronger, more innovative supply chain and enhanced opportunities as a strategic partner. The complementary ingredient portfolios of Safic Alcan UK and KemCare provide customers with exceptional choice and we now have a stronger team of technically trained industry specialists to assist in product development.

We are proud to be the exclusive UK & Ireland distributor for IOI Oleo GmbH, Symrise AG and Sabo S.p.A.

What you can expect from us:

  • Comprehensive Technical Assistance & Formulation Advice for New Product Development
  • A Value-Added and Seamless Supply Chain, accredited under RSPO Supply Chain Certification System (SCCS)
  • Strong Quality Control and Documentation Support under ISO 9001:2008
  • Proprietary Manufacturing of Raw Material Bases & Intermediaries under ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001

KemCreate™ - Giving Formulators & Developers a Headstart

KemCreate™ is KemCare’s trend advisory and formulation service. We work closely with our Principal partners and the leading global trend forecasting company, WGSN, to bring to you the latest innovation based on future trends in personal care. Through monthly trend and ingredient alerts, coupled with a quarterly application TrendBox, KemCreate™ is aimed at delivering the most relevant ingredient and formulation concepts, which we can tailor to your project brief.  

Supported by our Principal partners we have the technical capability and laboratory facilities to produce application samples and assist with appropriate testing where available (in-vitro SPF, preservation, challenge testing and more).