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Richard Sykes

Landmark achievement for the chemical industry

REACH

REACH – now widely regarded as the global role model for chemical safety. REACH addresses the production and use of chemical substances, and their potential impacts on both human health and the environment. It’s a process that has taken 10 years to register all chemicals used in the European Union. In May 2018 all chemicals […]


Exploring Mimosa and Quebracho Natural Tannin Extracts for Industrial Applications

Mimosa and Quebracho

Tannin, also called tannic acid, can be any of a group of pale-yellow to light-brown unstructured substances in the form of powder, flakes, or a spongy mass and widely distributed in plants. They are predominately utilised in • tanning leather • dyeing fabric • making ink • various medical applications Tannin solutions are acid and […]


Spray drying – the development chemist’s best friend and how Lancashire Chemicals help turn ideas into reality 

Here at Lancashire Chemicals, most of our established customers have travelled the same path from product concept to full scale production.  The length of time taken to get from pilot plant production to full scale production can vary enormously from just a few weeks to several years! However, the route is generally fairly similar for […]