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Jarchem Innovative Ingredients LLC

(A Vertellus company)
414 Wilson Avenue


Jarchem is a leading manufacturer and global supplier of unique specialty chemicals & natural materials. As a leader in the trend towards natural ingredients, Jarchem stays ahead of the curve by developing functional, consumer conscious and environmentally friendly ingredients from plant, mineral and fermentation sources. Since 1978, Jarchem has created a long-standing reputation as a dependable supplier with excellent service and high-quality products. With a strong focus on innovation and customer support, Jarchem also provides custom & confidential work to give clients and advantage in the marketplace.

Jarchem’s innovative offerings include Specialty Butters & Oils, Clays, Alkyl Polyglucosides, Performance Surfactant Blends, Bio-Based Chelating Agents, Natural Actives, Plant-Based Alternatives, Oleochemicals, Specialty Alcohols, Inorganic Salts, Monomers and Polymers, and more.

Jarchem is also a proud member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). As of 2020, Jarchem became RSPO MB certified to further support sustainability measures by using responsibly sourced palm oil in several of its product lines.

In December 2021, Jarchem was acquired by Vertellus, one of the largest providers of unique specialty chemicals used in diverse applications, processes, and market sectors. With this acquisition, both Jarchem and Vertellus expand their offerings of environmentally friendly ingredients, broaden their global reach and strengthen their customer base by further supplying the high-growth Specialty, Personal, Home and Health Care markets.

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Major Markets:

Jarchem provides high quality for a variety of markets including:

• Personal Care

• Home Care and I&I Cleaning

• Food & Nutrition

• Industrial 

Innovative Technologies

Jarchem’s principal technologies are taking non-GMO plant raw materials (Shea, Coconut, Potato etc.) to create environmentally friendly and consumer conscious alternatives. Our plant-derived ingredients offer great functionality and skin feel similar to their commodity counterparts.

Consumer Conscious Alternatives To:

Dimethicone, Isopropyl Palmitate/Myristate, Cyclopentasiloxane, Mineral Oil, Isododecane, Isohexadecane, Sulfates, EDTA, Lanolin, Microbeads, Talc, and more.

Major Products:

Actique™ (Anti-Aging Actives)

• Skincare actives developed from Traditional Chinese Medicine

• Sodium Hyaluronate Complexes & other Fermentation-Derived Ingredients 

Aminosyl™ (Amino Acid Surfactants)

• Powders & Liquid Solutions

Biopure™ (Bio-Based Chelators)

• Readily Biodegradable

• Preservative Boosting

Jarcane™ (Plant-Derived Hydrocarbons)

• Alternatives to Petroleum Derivatives

• Non-Polar Solvents

Jarcol™ (Specialty Alcohols)

• Branched and Unsaturated Emollient Alcohols

• RSPO MB Alternatives Available

Jarplex™ (Plant Butter Derivatives)

• Patent Pending, Non-Ethoxylated Water Dispersible Butters

• Shea-Derived Powder, Esters & Surfactants

• Makeup Remover

Jarxotic™ (Exotic Ingredients from Around the World)

• Exotic Clays

• Amazonian Oils & Butters

Sucranov™ (Alkyl Polyglucoside Surfactants)

• Low & High Foaming Options

• Sulfate-Free Performance Blends


• Nature-Based Alternatives

• Vegetable-Derived Lanolins

Global Presence

Jarchem is represented globally in regions of the US, Mexico, Central America & Caribbean, Southeast Asia, China, South Africa, and more. For distribution opportunities, please reach out to


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