Chemical Initiatives – A Business of AECI Chemicals

Southern Africa's leading player in the sulphuric acid and sulphur-based chemicals market

We differentiate our products to meet customer-specific needs, whether these extend to alum sulphate, oleum, sulphur dioxide, molten sulphur, sulphur and alum tri-hydrate, or to ammonia solutions, anhydrous ammonia, nitric acid, alum hydroxide and caustic soda solutions. We also supply a range of specialties and locally manufactured surfactants into the home and personal care industries. Our manufacturing capabilities include the sulphonation of LAB, sulfation of alcohol ethoxylates, and conversion of tertiary amines, alkanolamides as well as other liquid/liquid and liquid with solid blends.



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  • Click here to download the document in which the CIPC certifies that the business operating as AECI has the permission to operate during the South African lock-down period as announced by the president of the Republic on Monday, 23 March 2020.


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