About Us

Botanichem was founded by Robyn Brown in 2007.

gal2 Robyn Brown has been involved in the Cosmetics and Toiletries industry for over 20 years. She has a National Higher Diploma in Microbiology and has worked extensively with the Cosmetic Society of South Africa having earned her Diploma as a Cosmetic Chemist cum laude through them whilst working at Procter and Gamble. Robyn has also worked for Croda and Cognis.

Botanichem‘s vision is to provide quality services and wide range of effective and safe plant derived ingredients to the Cosmetic Industry. See our Services

Botanichem has chosen to focus on plant derived ingredients in support of Sustainable Product, Fair-trade and the Global trend towards organic and safe products.

Botanichem has secured agencies in some of the top chemical companies globally.
Click on Agencies to Check out our Agencies.


gal3Stability Testing Services was founded by Robyn Brown in 2006 due to the need for an independent stability testing facility for the cosmetic industry. Shortly after that services extended to assistance with quality and formulation.

Stability Testing Services became incorporated into Botanichem in 2012.

Services are now headed up by Lina Simoes who has an extraordinary knowledge of formulation, production, quality control and Cosmetic regulation. Lina has been in the R&D arena for a variety of top Cosmetic companies for the last 30 years.
Botanichem now offers a full range of services for customers who are just starting out to larger corporate clients who need in-house formulations, evaluations, regulatory work including Product information Files for export.

Our Services include

  • Stability Testing
  • Formulation
  • Quality assurance
  • Dossier preparation for both the European and Asian markets.


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For Samples, Technical information or Marketing information on the products available from any of the Agencies. Contact Carla or Robyn

Contact Us

We’re here to help you

We are looking forward to providing you with a very professional service. For any further information or queries please feel free to contact us.

Physical Address:
Unit 5, 7-8th Avenue
Postal Address:
PO Box 15409

Please Note: Due to a technical upgrade, our landline is currently unavailable.
Please use 081 447 6236 or 081 545 6857 as an alternative.

Cell: 084 599 0063
Email: info@botanichem.co.za
Cell: 083 453 1020
Email: lina@botanichem.co.za
Cell: 082 681 0179
Email: carla@botanichem.co.za
Tel: 062 770 1551
Cell: 081 369 3082
Email: bongi@botanichem.co.za
Email: accounts@botanichem.co.za
Office Line: 011 425 -2206
Fax to Email: 086 520 4585