Welcome to the AFP Chemical Consultancy website. Providers of specialist technical support to the essential oil, fragrance, cosmetics, flavour, food, pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries.
The principal (Alan Pettitt) is a highly qualified and professional hands-on chemist with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the essential oils, fragrance, flavour, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, including 18 years as Technical Manager for Chanel.
Past involvement has included distillation of essential oils, solvent extraction of botanical feedstocks, manufacture of botanical isolates, as well as the formulation and manufacture of a wide range of personal care products including fine fragrances and cosmetics.
In addition to being a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry he is also a Member of the Society of Cosmetic Scientists, a Chartered Scientist and European Chemist.
As a Chartered Chemist he is qualified in the compilation and sign off of Cosmetic Product Safety Reports for toiletries and cosmetics as required by the EU Cosmetics Regulation EC No 1223/2009.
What we do
Consultancy, Advice and Project Management. With over 30 years of experience there are few areas that we have not been involved in at some time and are happy to help in solving your problems in a down to earth, practical and no-nonsense way. If we do not know the answer we will say so and will probably be able to point you in the correct direction. AFP Chemical Consultancy is particularly keen to create working relationships with small and medium sized businesses and especially new business start-ups.
A Professional Service
As a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (No: 237211) you are assured of dealing with a professional bound by a strict Code of Professional Conduct, so confidentiality is assured.
Building a Consultant/ Client relationship built on trust and confidence is key to AFPs business ethic.
The range of services on offer to the essential oil, fragrance, cosmetics, flavour, food, pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries is diverse and we are pleased to undertake answering one-off questions or discrete projects requiring just a few hours work, all the way through to long term projects sometimes taking months to complete.
Costs are very competitive and represent tremendous value for money, particularly in the current economic climate.
The initial consultation is free and without obligation and can be face to face if required.
Where necessary, AFP Chemical Consultancy can call in other professionals to assist and to ensure the most appropriate solution to the problem.
For your reassurance, AFP Chemical Consultancy carries comprehensive Professional Indemnity Insurance.