Our markets and applications

Positioned in the highly demanding markets of pharmaceuticals & healthcare, cosmetics & fragrances, food & feed, home care, environmental services, Novacap has managed to develop through its three business divisions privileged partnerships with its customers, many of which are industrial world leaders in their sectors.

Cosmetics & Fragrances

Novacap offers the Cosmetics and Fragrances market mainly esters like octyl salicylate and methyl salicylate.

  • Octyl salicylate is used as an ingredient in sunscreens and cosmetics to absorb ultraviolet rays from the sun.
  • Methyl salicylate is used as a fragrance in medicated skin balms.
  • Salicylic acid is also used in skincare.
  • Isopropanol is a solvent used in perfumes.


Novacap produces a broad range of products to meet the needs of the environmental sector.

  • Sodium bicarbonate for the treatment of acid emissions from incinerators and industries.
  • Ferric chloride is used in waste water treatment and driking water production.
  • Sodium silicate is used as an additives for green tires.

Food & Feed

Novacap produces valuable and essential ingredients for the food and feed markets.

  • Soda ash is used in the container glass for bottle and pots.
  • Sodium bicarbonate is a main component for baking powders in bread and pastry making industries.
  • Salicylic acid is also used as an additive in the food industry.
  • Methyl salicylate is an ester used as a fragrance in food and beverage.
  • Hydrochloric acid is used in the production of gelatin, starch and food-additives.
  • Sodium bicarbonate is used to reduce acidosis for the livestock (ovine, cattle and porcine livestock).

Home Care

Our products are used in detergents and various household products, Our products, sodium bicarbonate and Nabions™, are eco-friendly and ECOCERT registred.

  • Sodium bicarbonate and sodium carbonate are used for washing powders or tablets in dishwashers or washing machines.
  • Sodium carbonate is used as an laundry softener, anti-odor and anti-scale.
  • Sodium Silicate, salicylic acid and methyl salicylate are corrosion inhibitor.
  • Isopropanol is a desinfinctant and a sterilizing ingredient.

Pharmaceutical & Healthcare

Our knowledge of the needs of the pharmaceutical industry enable us to respond specifically to the requirements of quality, product development and services. Novacap provides a wide range of products for pharmaceutical & healthcare markets.

  • analgesics (aspirin and paracetamol)
  • anesthetic (ketamine)
  • Various Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)
  • Sodium bicarbonate (neutralization of gastric acidity, dialysis, excipients…)