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Do I have to necessarily register to shop on Chemtex Speciality Limited?

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Can I have multiple registrations?

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Can I add more than one delivery address in an account?

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Can I have multiple accounts with same mobile number and email id?

Each email addresses and phone number can be associated with one Chemtex Speciality account only.

Can I have multiple accounts for members in my family with different mobile number and email address but same or common delivery address?

Yes, we do understand the importance of time and the toil involved in shopping groceries. Up to three members in a family can have the same address provided the email address and phone numbers associated with the accounts are unique.

Can I have different city addresses under one account and still place orders for multiple cities?

Yes, you can place orders for multiple cities.

 

Account Related

What is My Account?

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How do I reset my password?

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What are Credit Notes & where can I see my Credit Notes?

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What is My Shopping List?

My Shopping List is a comprehensive list of all the items previously ordered by you on Chemtexltd.com.This enables you to shop quickly and easily in future.

Payment Related

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Are there any other charges or taxes in addition to the price shown? Is GST added to the invoice?

There is no VAT. However, GST will be applicable as per Government Regulations.

Is it safe to use my credit/ debit card on www.chemtexltd.com?

Yes it is absolutely safe to use your card on www.chemtexltd.com. A recent directive from RBI makes it mandatory to have an additional authentication pass code verified by VISA (VBV) or MSC (Master Secure Code) which has to be entered by online shoppers while paying online using visa or master credit card. It means extra security for customers, thus making online shopping safer.

If I pay by credit card how do I get the amount back for items not delivered?

If we are not able to delivery all the products in your order and you have already paid for them online,the balance amount will be refunded to your Chemtex Speciality Limited account as store credit and you can use it at any time against your future orders. Should you want it to be credited to your bank account please contact our customer support team and we will refund it back on to your card.

Where do I enter the coupon code?

Once you are done selecting your products and click on checkout you will be prompted to select delivery slot and payment method. On the payment method page there is a box where you can enter any coupon code that you have. The amount will automatically be deducted from your invoice value.

 

Customer Service

How do I contact customer service?

Our customer service team is available throughout the week, all seven days from 9am to 7pm on all business days. They can be reached at +91-33-7111-1111 or via email at info@chemtexlimited.com

What are your timings to contact customer service?

Our customer service team is available throughout the week, all business days from 9 am to 7 pm.

How can I give feedback on the quality of customer service?

Our customer support team constantly strives to ensure the best shopping experience for all our customers. We would love to hear about your experience with Chemtex Speciality Limited Do write to us at info@chemtexltd.com in case of positive or negative feedback.

How do I raise a claim with customer service for any of the Guarantees - Delivery Guarantee, Quality Guarantee?

If you face any issues with price, quality or delivery of products we will take every measure to address the issue and make it up to you. Please contact our customer support team with details or your order as well as the issue you faced.

Sanitizers and Disinfectants

Alstasan Hand Rub

Why should you sanitize hands?

Hand sanitation is one of the best personal hygiene practices. Washing your hands firstly with soap & water, and then sanitizing your hands with hand sanitizer makes you healthier. In addition, doctors always recommend using it in the kitchen before cooking. Also, it must be used in hospitals after surgery or any other activity.

Are Hand Sanitizers effective on Coronavirus?

Alcohol based Hand Sanitizers with Chlorhexidine Gluconate are effective on Corona Virus. The N-CoV is an enveloped virus which comes from the SARS CoV2 family. The CHG helps to penetrate through the protein layer of the virus and Alchol above 65% is effective to kill the Virus. ALSTASAN HANDRUB is a 70% Ethyl Alchol composition with 2.5% CHG 20.

When & how to use hand sanitizers?

When hands are more greasy or dirty then firstly hands should get washed off with soap & water. Squeeze desired amount of hand sanitizer onto the palm of one hand. Then rub your hands together thoroughly. Also rub around your fingers, fingertips, & nails until your hands become dry.

A good hand hygiene practice plays an important role in reducing contagious diseases like cold & flu. Using hand sanitizers is one of the beneficial hand hygiene practices.

Will my skin start cracking with overuse of Hand Sanitizers?

ALSTASAN HAND RUB contains emollients and moisturizers which helps to keep the skin, soft and moist. So even if you apply it every 30 minutes, your hands will not feel itchy or dry,

When & how to use hand sanitizers?

When hands are more greasy or dirty then firstly hands should get washed off with soap & water. Squeeze desired amount of hand sanitizer onto the palm of one hand. Then rub your hands together thoroughly. Also rub around your fingers, fingertips, & nails until your hands become dry.

A good hand hygiene practice plays an important role in reducing contagious diseases like cold & flu. Using hand sanitizers is one of the beneficial hand hygiene practices.

How does ALSTASAN HAND RUB work?

The alcohol present in the formulation helps in denaturation of the microbial structure, disrupting its membrane and bursting it completely. Since, the boiling point of alcohol is very low, the rubbing off of this product generates an exothermal reaction that takes away the germs along with its residues. CHG present in ALSTASAN HAND RUB is highly effective on enveloped virus

How to use ALSTASAN HAND RUB?

Just dispense necessary amount in your hands and rub it all over your finger gaps, grooves and nails for about 20 seconds

Is ALSTASAN HAND RUB alcohol-based?

Yes. It is alcohol-based.

Why Alcohol based Hand Sanitizers?

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers which contain 60-65% alcohol is always best when compared with other types. It kills 99.9% germs. Many healthcare centers have shown that hand sanitizers containing a higher concentration of alcohol are more effective than those having lower alcohol concentration or non-alcoholic ones. Furthermore, the FDA also has shown that alcohol-based hand sanitizer reduces much flu-like contagious diseases and infections including coronavirus. Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are having fragrance & are refreshing. It is most widely used in hospitals, offices, and many other health care centers because of its effectiveness.

Is Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizer an alternative to handwashing with soap and water

Frequent and regular hand washing with soap for at least 20 seconds is one of the most important prevention measures for COVID-19. If soap and water are not readily available, an alcohol-based hand rub that contains at least 65% alcohol can be used.

How much alcohol should a hand sanitizer have for proper disinfection?

The World Health Organization recommends at least 60% of alcohol concentration for effective sanitation.

Is Hydrogen Peroxide in the Sanitizer good for the skin?

Over use of Hydrogen Peroxide may cause itching and burning sensation on the skin. It is advised to use Peroxide Free Hand Sanitizers if you feel itchiness of the skin

Is it flammable? Does it require any specific storage procedure?

Yes, it is flammable. Alcohol based products should not be sprayed on open flames, and kept away from any source of heat, flames and sparks.

What is CHG? Why has it been used?

CHG or Chlorhexidine Gluconate is added to alcohol making it extremely potent by enhancing the kill rate. CHG is often used in mouth wash, wound cleaning and surgical hand washing. It also enhances the spreading of hand rub.

After using this product, do we have to wash our hands?

No. Not required.

What if it gets splashed on our eyes or if we consume accidentally?

Seek medical attention immediately. Wash eyes immediately with plenty of water

Is it safe for use by children?

Yes. It is safe for use by children

Alstacol 25+

Does ALSTACOL 25+ kill Corona?

Yes, it does with more than 99.9% efficiency. ALSTACOL 25+ is a special blend of 70% alcohol and 0.3% QAC's for enhanced efficacy against pathogens.

 

How can we use this product?

Simple. Spray on the targeted areas, wait for 5 seconds, and wipe it off.

 

Where can we use this product?

High contact surfaces such mobile phones, laptops, elevator buttons, handrails / handles and call buttons, escalator handrails, public counters, intercom systems, printers/scanners, door handles, security locks, keys, etc.

 

How does it work?

A special blend of Alcohol+QAC. Alcohol disintegrates the protective lipid layer, and the QAC attacks the protein structures

 

Do we need to dilute to use?

No, this is a ready-to-use product

 

Can it be used on any metallic surfaces? Will it corrode those surfaces?

Yes it can be used on any hard surfaces, metal, non-metal or glass. No alcohols are not known to be corrosive.

 

Can it be used in plastic, fiber and on mica surfaces?

Yes. Any non-porous hard surfaces.

 

Why Not Phenyl?

Phenyl has limited germicidal efficacy.

 

Can I sanitize my mobile phone with this?

"Yes, it is one of its primary applications.

For step-by-step procedure: https://www.chemtexltd.com/blog/disinfect-mobile-phone-with-alstacol-25/"

 

Any safety measures before using this product?

Do not spray alcohol-based product on open flames. It is advised to wear safety goggles and respirator to avoid mist in eyes, and avoid inhalation.

Alstasan II 256

Are QACs more effective than Chlorine, which is cheap as well as easily accessible?

QACs are far more effective than chlorine, know more:https://www.chemtexltd.com/blog/replacing-sodium-hypochlorite/

How does your product work?

The R group in double chain QAC's with long alkyl chains instantly reacts with the organic matter in the microbial cell, denaturing essential cellular enzymes and proteins, distorting its nature completely.

Primary areas of application?

High Traffic Public Areas such as Metro Stations, Movie Theatres, Malls, Showrooms, Offices, F&B Preparation Areas, Pavements, Floors, Railway platforms, Infected/ Critical areas, Dip Tray for Shoes, Close Corners, Floors, walls, open surfaces, probes, crates disinfection, etc.

Does it have any side effects? Can it be used in residential areas?

ALSTASAN II 256 does not leave any toxic residues behind and can be used in residential apartments, buildings and complexes.

Does it require pre-evacuation of humans before its use? If yes, for how long?

For closed spaces, it is advised to limit people during spraying.

Any particular way of application? If yes, which one and why?

The product can be simply diluted and sprayed for open spaces, mopped for indoor floors.

Which application has better efficacy? Spraying or mopping?

ALSTASAN II 256 does not compromise on efficacy, the application method is depedent on the area to be covered, with less money and labour.

Does it require post rinsing?

Post application rinsing is not required. But, if desired.

The fragrance stays for how long?

It's not an air freshener, the scent remains with product drying, dependent upon the airflow, humidity of the atmosphere.

Alstasan LF125

Why should we prefer QACs?

QACs show tremendous efficacy over vegetative bacteria and enveloped viruses such as corona and help in preventing the spread and replication within seconds of application

 

Where can it be used and how?

Safe to use in closed indoor spaces for fumigation. Recommended for infected areas and/ heavy traffic indoor areas.

 

Will not it cause skin irritation or allergic reactions if sprayed on humans directly?

Like any other disinfectants, direct spraying on human skin may be irritating, it is advised to refrain public from fumigated areas, and to wear fully covered clothes during the process.

 

How much to use?

"For Critical Area Disinfection/ Areas prone to human contact, use 15 ml ALSTASAN LF125 in 1ltr water. For Non-Critical Areas use 7.5ml in 1ltr water. For Aerial Fumigation: 30ml ALSTASAN LF125 in 1ltr water and fumigated with ULV fogger."

 

Will such low dosage rate work?

Product is specialized for cost effective dosage, and QACs are effective at low dosages.

 

Any particular way of application? If yes, which one and why?

ALSTASAN LF125 is fumigated with an ULV fogger. We recommended Chemtex's ULV fogger.

 

Pre-evacuation of humans required?

Yes, fumigation in closed spaces should not be done with people present. Safe re-entry time is 40mins.

 

Is it toxic? Does it affect our respiratory tract?

Direct inhalation may be irritating to nasal passages.

 

Is the citrus odour long-lasting?

Yes.

Alstasan Activ

How ALSTASAN ACTIV works?

Peracetic acid does not allow the synthesis of organic matters present in the microorganisms and completely removing them through oxidation reaction.

 

Where can we use it?

Food Processing, Dairy, Wineries, Breweries, Beverage Plants, Meat & Poultry Processing, Egg Processing, Packaging Plants, Packing Equipment Surfaces, CIP, Hard Non Porous Surfaces such as Food Preparation Surfaces, Tanks, Vats, fillers, Evaporators, Pasteurizers, & Aseptic Equipment.

 

Any particular method of applications?

"Immersion Method or Dipping method.

Coarse spraying on target areas at 0.1 - 4% with water."

 

Does the formulation contains nitrogen or phosphorous?

No. Negligible.

 

Does it foam?

No. It is non-foaming in nature, making it suitable for CIP applications

 

Does it leave behind any toxic residue?

No. It breaks down into water and oxygen, without leaving any toxic residues behind.

 

Is it compatible with all application surfaces?

Well compatible with most metals, non-metals, glass, elastomers and rubber surfaces.

 

Is it safe to use?

ALSTASAN ACTIV breaks down into water, oxygen and acetic acid. It is pretty safe to use.

Alstasan Silvox 150

Can it kill all types of bacteria and viruses?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 has proven efficacy against Gram positive & negative bacteria, fungi, yeasts, spores, sheathed & unsheathed viruses, amoebae, protozoa, biofilms.

How does Alstasan Silvox 150 disinfect?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 works on contact basis. Hydrogen Peroxide is a rapid oxidizing agent and damages cell structures of microorganisms, forbidding any chances of further replication. The antimicrobial silver provide residual antimicrobial activity.

How effective is it?

Application of ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 ensures rapid disinfection against harmful microorganisms within short contact time, communicable or non-communicable.

Can it be used in drinking water treatment?

Alstasan Silvox is certified by FDA (Food and Drug Administration), and approved by NTC (National Toxicology Center), SGS, CE etc. According to the EEC, WHO, and the USEPA silver hydrogen peroxide poses no harmful threats to humans. Even France, Germany, Switzerland and Australia have approved silver based hydrogen peroxide for drinking water sanitation.

Primary application areas?

Fogging and Fumigation of critical areas of hospitals and healthcare units, human disinfection tunnels, close public places, food contact surfaces, water storage and supply tanks, disposal instruments.

What if silver nitrate was not added?

Hydrogen peroxide is highly unstable and undergoes chain oxidation reaction and needs a stabilizer. Silver acts as a stabilizer and controls the continuous cidal effects of hydrogen peroxide for further reactions.

Does it have irritating smell?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 is odourless in nature and does not add or alter taste in the used medium.

Is it stable? Does it undergo hazardous decomposition?

It is stable and does not undergo hazardous decomposition. It breaks down into water and oxygen.

Is it corrosive?

Hydrogen Peroxide can be irritating on skin, and causes temporary whitening effect. Wash with soap and cold water, and apply a moisturizer.

Why Silver Hydrogen Peroxide instead of conventional Aldehyde, Formalin?

Typical fumigants include mostly formaldehyde, chlorine, etc. Formaldehyde is slow acting, and has poor penetration into cornered spaces. Also toxic causing burning sensations, pulmonary oedema, and pneumonitis upon prolonged exposure. Glutaraldehyde has adverse health effects such as nausea, eye and skin irritation.

Is ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 safe to be used at Critical Areas of Hospitals and Health Care Units? What is the maximum time required for disinfection?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 is to be sprayed for 60-90 seconds on application area and kept undisturbed for 2-3 minutes before re-entry. It's safe at use concentration of 1-2% even having anyone in the room during spraying. Higher concentration of 20% requires higher time, only necessary for OT and ICCU, not for OPDs and Clinics

Detpol HW+

Does it remove all harmful and infection spreading germs from your hands?

Yes. The anionic surfactants in this formulation help in 100% cleaning up of visible dust, dirt and grime and the anti-microbial agent helps in proper disinfection, leaving behind a refreshing fragrance.

 

Does it foam?

DETPOL HW+ lathers proficiently.

 

Is it skin friendly?

Yes, its made for human hands. The formulation is free of any hazardous chemicals.

 

Post rinsing required?

Should be well rinsed with water.

 

How long the antimicrobial effect lasts?

The antimicrobial agent in the product ensures effective hand sanitation, with sustained antimicrobial activity.

 

Can it be used by children?

Yes. It can be used by children.

 

What is its shelf life?

Nearly 24 months unopened.

 

Is DETPOL a soap or detergent?

DETPOL is not soap – it's a Syndet (SYNthetic DETergent.) These synthetic detergents are less drying and less damaging to skin proteins. They have a stronger cleansing action than soaps and are more soluble in water than soaps. The charged ends of detergents do not form insoluble precipitates with calcium and magnesium ions in hard water.

 

Any specific intervals or time for handwashing?

You can wash your hands whenever possible. Few key times include after contact with a sick person; after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose; after touching potentially infected surfaces, such as laptops or doorknobs; before eating; and after using the bathroom. Using Alcohol based Surface Disinfectant is highly recommended to sanitize frequently touched surfaces. ALSTACOL 25+ is highly effective to kill virus.

 

Does handwashing remove all harmful or infection spreading pathogens from your hands?

Frequent and regular handwashing with soap for at least 20 seconds is one of the most important prevention measures for COVID-19. Be sure to lather the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. But frankly how frequent can a person wash hands. Its more easier to use Hand Sanitizers on clean hands

Alstasan Silvox 150 MIST

How does ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST disinfect?

Hydrogen Peroxide is a rapid oxidizing agent and upon contact with microorganisms, it damages the total internal cell structure, forbidding any chances of further replication.

How effective is it?

Application of ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST ensures rapid disinfection of harmful microorganisms within short contact time, be it communicable or non-communicable. Studies suggest that a 0.5% Acccelerated Hydrogen Peroxide formulation such as ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST exhibits excellent virucidal attributes within a contact period of just 60 seconds.

Does the formulation have required approvals?

Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide with Stabilizer has been recommended by CDC (Centre of Disease Control, USA) for virus deactivation. The formulation has also been recommended by AIIMS, Delhi for decontamination of used PPE Coveralls and N95 masks by health workers.

Primary Application Areas

Best when fogged or directly sprayed through atomizer sprayers on human contact surfaces, skin, fabric, pets, upholstery, kitchen, workplaces, living rooms, cars, decontamination of coveralls such as PPE, aprons, walk-through tunnels, masks, etc.

What is the difference between ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 and ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST is a variant of ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 where the latter contains 11% Hydrogen Peroxide compared to 0.5% of the former. Both have their own range of applications, ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST being mostly for household enclosed spaces and ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 for critical areas, hospitals, etc.

Is it corrosive?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST is skin friendly.

Any reservation regarding material compatibility?

No. 0.5% Hydrogen Peroxide does not bear any adverse affect to any application material and neither does it introduce any harmful element in the application medium, making it safe for use.

Is it stable? Does it undergo hazardous decomposition?

It is stable and does not undergo hazardous decomposition. It breaks down into a non-toxic Mist (water) and Oxygen

Why Silver Hydrogen Peroxide MIST instead of conventional Formaldehyde or Iodophors?

ALSTASAN SILVOX 150 MIST does not emit toxic harmful fumes like conventional air fumigants such as formalin, bromine and other aldehydes and hence becomes a first choice for customers for disinfection purposes.