Chemical translation


  • ISO:9001 quality certified
  • Excellent customer service
  • Expertise in more than 120 languages

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Chemical translation for the industry in Singapore

When you translate materials for the chemicals industry, you need to be incredibly precise. That’s why all of the chemical translation we handle for clients in Singapore and worldwide is put in the hands of subject matter specialists.

These specialists know your industry almost as well as you do. Because it’s their industry too. Each has at least five years of experience and/ or Masters degree-level qualifications in the field.

So when it comes to translating the complex terminology, legislation and chemical formulae on which so much of the chemical industry rests, they are just as at home as you are.

It might be your latest Extended Safety Data Sheet, your website or even your marketing materials. If you are in the chemicals industry, you can use our chemical translation services to localise any of your communications.

Why choose Asian Absolute?

We use native-speaking specialists in your industry to deliver precise chemical translation suited to any project you might have or audience you might want to reach.We use native-speaking specialists in your industry to deliver precise chemical translation suited to any project you might have or audience you might want to reach.

No matter which region you are targeting, we provide:


  • Standards which have not yet failed to please the MoM: we have a great of experience meeting the Ministry of Manpower’s exacting standards.
  • An award-winning project management team: so your project is always delivered on time and on target.
  • Expertise in more than 120 languages: localise for each of Singapore’s national languages, for local Asian regions and far beyond.
  • In-transit and at-rest data security: your data is safe in our hands. Plus, our team are always prepared to sign NDAs.
  • Industry-certified quality: we’re certified as meeting the high 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!

Guinness World Records

Chemical translation for all of the Singapore industry

Your project will always be assigned to a specialist linguist, hand-picked for the task for their relevant experience. This will always include at least five years spent in the chemical industry or Masters degree-level qualifications. Sometimes, it will include both.

We regularly provide chemical translation expertise for our Singapore clients in all 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

Layers of quality assurance protection

Technical accuracy is vital when translating any materials related to the chemical industry.

Whatever your current project might be, rest assured that we cover all parts of the chemicals supply chain. From product packaging to MSDS to training materials, we always provide the highest degree of quality control:

  • Translation Memories ensure translated terms and phrases are consistent.
  • Technical Glossaries are often discussed with you first to ensure
  • Editing and Proofreading by senior specialists in the field.
  • Back translation and reconciliation for your highest value and critical projects.

Translators for all chemical-related documents

Whatever you need us to translate, whichever part of the chemicals supply chain you operate in, you can count on us to work in accordance with local or global standards and legislation.

In addition to a wide variety of other materials and communications which relate to the manufacture, transport and sales of all kinds of chemicals and chemical products, we regularly work on:


  • 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

If you need a sworn, notarised, Apostilled or certified translation, we are always happy to arrange it.

Websites, patents, video content – we localise it all

You can rely on us for much more than the highest level of technical accuracy. We also localise legal patents, marketing materials and a great deal more, including: 

  • App and software localisation
  • Multilingual desktop publishing and typesetting
  • Providing interpreting services for your event, site visit or business meeting
  • Patent translation
  • Website localisation
  • Video localisation, voice-over and subtitling services

Get a free quote at any time

Get in touch with us today – we’re ready to help you 24/7. It’s easy to request a free quote or more information about using us for the chemical translation you need in Singapore or globally.

With offices on five continents – including one in central Singapore – you can reach us online or by phone at any time.

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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.

Need help with your project? Give us the details, and we’ll be in touch with you shortly.