What To Look For When Buying Chemicals On Marketplace

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What To Look For When Buying Chemicals On Marketplace

The field of chemistry includes everything around us and is not limited to lab tests, food added substances, or dangerous substances. Chemicals are substances forming the building blocks of living things and are in everything from fruits, vegetables, and meats to personal care products, household cleaners, and industrial processes and can be naturally occurring or man-made.

The properties that decide if a chemical is “good” or “bad” for people rely upon:

1) it’s toxicity when it comes to what we eat, drink, touch, and breathe.

2) amount of exposure we have to the substance.

3) associated health risks 

Checklist to consider while scouting for suppliers 

There are a number of things you should consider before choosing the right chemical supplier. It is important to do the necessary due diligence if you are looking for a reliable supplier that can provide you with high-quality products at an affordable price. You should also consider the location of the supplier as well as their shipping rates and policies to make an informed decision.

The following checklist is a great indicator of what you need to look for in suppliers:

  1. Choose a supplier that specializes
  2. Consider their reputation
  3. Check their prices
  4. Ensure that they have proper quality control measures in place
  5. Check their shipping policies and methods
  6. Read reviews from other customers 
The following checklist is a great indicator of what you need to look for in suppliers


Steps to validate suppliers online 

Finding a great chemical supplier meeting all your requirements can bring you a fortune. It is, therefore, important to analyze the documents & certifications to assess the credibility of the unknown seller or product to avoid any lapse.

It is also important to check the following for a hassle-free transaction: –

  1. The business license and registration number of the company
  2. Website details, email address, contact address, proper certifications
  3. Get samples checked
  4. Check the credibility of the supplier on Google review or any other credible source available
  5. Conduct factory audits
  6. Do a thorough background check of the supplier for necessary due diligence

In case of Elchemy, you don’t have to undergo any long procedure of checking the background of the supplier, physical address, or document analysis. We follow a strict verification procedure to check the effectiveness of the supplier. We conduct a robust background verification so that only the suppliers/ manufacturers who clear our authentication process work with us. 

Why choose Elchemy for quality chemicals?

Elchemy is a new age chemical distribution company that connects international buyers with high quality Indian manufacturers. It was started in the peak of global COVID-19 pandemic when supply chains in the chemical industry were going through a turmoil; they still are. Chemical manufacturers have realized how dependent they were on a single source of raw materials and these supply disruptions are hitting them hard. Naturally, they want to diversify their supplier base. In just a short span of time, Elchemy has partnered with 100s of small and medium sized chemical manufacturers from India. They aggregate demand to offer economies of scale on material pricing previously unavailable to individual customers and projects. They offer access to 25+ contract manufacturing sites, R&D facilities and labs to carry out hazardous and complex reactions. Their customers find them reliable, both in terms of quality and promised lead times. They take end-to-end ownership of product quality. Through their network of NABL accredited lab and tie-up with internationally recognised auditing and testing agencies like Intratek, SGS, bureau veritas, etc. , every product goes through a strict QC process before being dispatched so that their customers get peace of mind. Customers get end-to-end visibility of their supply chain at all points in time. They combine their technical expertise with excellent supplier relationships to give their customers an unprecedented peaceful experience. They have carefully built their team consisting of chemists and chemical engineers who’ve worked in multinationals that have served brands like BASF, Bayer, Syngenta, SRF and other global players. 

Implementing digitisation in the chemical industry is an important turning point for chemical sourcing procedures in India. It has simplified the preliminarily unorganised process of chemical sourcing, thereby, helping the buyers find sellers with ease. 

Digital platforms like Elchemy are respected for the translucency they offer, the authenticity of the supplier, price comparison and choosing the quality, quantity, and much more.



Elchemy is your high-trust gateway to the Indian chemical manufacturers. We offer best payment terms, seasoned chemical consultants, fastest turnaround times and minimum supply chain risks.

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