Chemical translation services


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  • Excellent customer service
  • Industry experts

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Precision chemical translation services for UK businesses

As a chemicals expert, you know how precise and accurate documents like Chemical Safety Reports and exposure scenarios need to be – in any language. Thanks to our experience completing chemical translations for companies in the UK and around the world, we know it too.

All of our chemical translation projects are handled by specialists in your industry. They will have either relevant qualifications or at least five years of experience working in the chemical industry. Often, they will have both.

This means they’ll be just as comfortable with complex chemical formulae, terminology and the relevant legislation as you are. Because they use these things every day too.

From MSDS and SPCs to your marketing materials and website. If you are in the chemical industry, you can rely on us to accurately translate any and all of your communications.

Why choose Asian Absolute?

You will find it easy to have your materials carefully localised for almost any language, region or audience. We prioritise delivering chemical translations which are:


  • Managed by an award-winning team: we have some of the top project management expertise in the industry in-house.
    Delivered by native speakers: our linguists translate into their native language to ensure complete fluency and accuracy.
  • Available in more than 120 languages: localise your communications for any audience in the world.
  • Highly secure: we use international banking-grade security processes to protect your data and sign NDAs whenever necessary.
  • Quality-certified: we meet the coveted ISO:9001 quality management standard.


Asian Absolute helped in the challenging task of building a world-class translation service. They provide top quality, personal service.

Financial Times

I was extremely impressed by Asian Absolute’s hard work to complete the project to our high standards and within a very tight timeframe.

Global Witness

Many thanks for your help and also for providing an interpreter for the week, she was absolutely fantastic and a real life-saver!

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Translation for all parts of the UK chemical industry

We always assign your project to a subject matter specialist. They will have a minimum of five years of experience in the chemicals industry and/or Masters degree-level qualifications in the field.

Our specialist chemical translators are drawn from and cover specific parts of the industry, including:


  • Basic or commodity chemicals
  • Life science chemicals
  • Speciality and fine chemicals
  • Consumer chemicals
  • Organic chemicals
  • Inorganic chemicals
  • Agrochemicals
  • Dye and pigment manufacturing

Extensive quality control

When it comes to communications related to chemicals, technical accuracy is absolutely critical. That’s why we build several layers of Quality Assurance into every project we complete.

You might be translating a deviations manual, product labels or materials from any part of the chemicals supply chain. Whatever your project, we use the same Quality Assurance process to ensure complete fidelity with your original:

  • Translation Memories provide consistency of terminology.
  • Technical Glossaries can be pre-agreed with you to guarantee accuracy.
  • Editing and Proofreading are handled by senior specialists.
  • Back translation and reconciliation are available whenever necessary.

Find chemical translators for all your documents

We work with companies at every stage of the chemicals supply chain. We can translate documents in line with REACH legislation when you are targeting an EU audience. Or with specific local legal guidelines in any region.

You can call on us to translate any chemical documents, including:

  • Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
  • Extended Safety Data Sheets (eSDS)
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Exposure scenarios
  • Dossiers
  • Chemical Safety Reports
  • SPCs (Summaries of Product Characteristics)
  • Labels and packaging
  • Registration documents

That’s as well as numerous other types of documents and materials related to the production, manufacture, transport and sale of chemicals of all kinds.

You can also count on us to provide sworn, notarised, Apostilled or certified translation where needed.

Localise your website, patents, video content and more

You can call on our in-house expertise to localise more than just technical details. A great deal of the chemical translation services we provide for our UK clients are aimed at:

Speak to an expert 24/7

Give us a call or fill in our contact form today. Tell us about your latest project which calls for chemical translation expertise in the UK or anywhere in the world.

From our headquarters in London and offices on five continents, we’ll be happy to provide a free, no-obligation quote as well as any further information you might need 24/7.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much will my translation cost?

The long answer is that your translation cost will vary depending on things like the volume of material you need to have translated, your target language/s as well as several other important factors.

The short answer is that it’s always best to get in touch for a free quote. There’s no fee or obligation – and you can get a clearly costed price breakdown of your specific project so you know exactly where you stand.

Do you offer discounts for volume?

If you often find yourself in need of professional translation services, we may be able to offer you special rates. These will be based on the amount of work and level of partnership you have in mind.

We do this for numerous regular clients around the world, ensuring a cost-effective solution for each client’s unique requirements.

How do I pay for my translation services?

We accept domestic and international bank transfers, most major credit and debit cards and PayPal payments from both private individuals and companies. Just let us know how you prefer to pay and we will be happy to suggest a method which is convenient for you.

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