Basic chemicals

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Basic Chemicals are the historical activity of SPCH.

A flexible unit allowing to electrolyse in parallel with both Sodium Chloride (NaCl) and Potassium Chloride (KCl), is producing Soda, Potash and Chlorine which are then used as raw materials and converted into various derivatives in the other areas of the Harbonnieres plant.

The main commercial products are:

  • Potash (KOH) solid (flakes) or liquid form as a water solution
  • Sodium Hypochlorite (NaOCl) bleach
  • Hydrochloric acid (HCl)
  • Ferric Chloride (FeCl3)
  • Potassium Carbonate (K2CO3) solid (granular) or liquid form as a water solution.
  • Potassium Hydrogenocarbonate (KHCO3) solid (powder)

The markets served are quite diverse with an emphasis toward Life Sciences applications like Pharmaceuticals, Food, Water Treatment and Disinfection.

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News
  • Press release INFO CHIMIE October 3rd 2016

    SPCH prepares its future

  • BERNARDY set up

    We would like to inform you that SPCH has decided to group its fine chemicals activities into a new affiliate company named BERNARDY S.A.S. The fine chemicals business of SPCH based on the ...

  • Agreement between SPCH and OCM

    September 01st, 2010, Société des Produits Chimiques d’Harbonnières (SPCH) and Orrion Chimie Metalchem (OCM) signs a strategic alliance in metal salts.   Both ...

  • Appointment :

    As of July 1st, 2010, Jean-Michel ALARCON is appointed Chief Executive Officer of SPCH company. He is becoming as well a member of the Board of Directors. Jean-Michel joined SPCH in September ...

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