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Chemical Supply Co

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The Chemical Supply Co Ltd of Abbey Road, Barking, Essex.

Established 1922.

The Chemical Supply Company was a privately owned firm of chemical manufacturers located on the site of the former Barking Gas Works in Abbey Road and Barking Creek. They produced solvents, plasticisers and perfumery isolates.[1]

Sodium selenite; barium selenite; zinc selenite; cadmium sulphide orange; pure cadmium reds; ammonium molybdate.

1951 Directors: Dr. E. Neumann; K. S.·Burch; C. H. Swedler.

Details as of 1963[2]


  • Managing Director: Mr C Swedler
  • Office/Administration: Mr B Heath
  • Engineering: Mr Fenton
  • Chemists: Chief Chemist Mr F Pitt, Mr Wilson, Mr Slade, Mr Sunaway, Mr Price, Mr Newman, Mr Edwards, Mr P Taylor.


  • Cuprous oxide, Copper oxychloride, Phosphoric acid
  • Formaldehyde, Paraformaldehyde, Hexamine
  • Trixylyl phosphate, Tricresyl phosphate, Dibutyl phthalate, Dioctyl phthalate
  • Amyl acetate, Butyl acetate
  • Terpineol, Turpinyl acetate, Linalool, Linlyl acetate, Limonene, Terabene, Borneol, Bornyl acetate
  • Benzyl alcohol, Benzyl acetate, Benzyl benzoate, Benzaldehyde

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. I. Payne (ex-employee)
  2. I. Payne (ex-employee)