Tall Oil Fatty Acid (TOFA)

Tall Oil Fatty Acid (TOFA) is Forchem’s classic Tall Oil (CTO) product that is very pure fatty acid with a low level of rosin acids and a low level of unsaponifiables through our optimum distillation process. Forchem TOFA is used to satisfy the demands of today’s environmentally aware consumers and global markets.

TOFA is an ideal raw material for many chemical reactions and intermediates. The most common applications for TOFA are paints and coatings, biolubricants, fuel additives and performance polymer.




Tofa for2

TOFA FOR2 is a tall oil fatty acid with a high fatty acid content and low content of rosin acids and unsaponifiables. The light colour and its excellent stability together with air-drying properties are derived from its origin, the northern pine. FOR2 is an excellent raw material for alkyd resins, dimer acids, fa-esters, fa-soaps, fa-ethoxylates, fa-amines and many other chemicals.

Tofa for2x

With the same high fatty acid content and low content of rosin acids and unsaponifiables as in FOR2, FOR2X is a premium quality grade of TOFA that are especially for those applications where low temperature performance is critical. This is produced from specially selected CTO and is subjected to even greater quality control to ensure maximum product performance and stability.


Tofa for5

Tall Oil Fatty Acid (TOFA) product with a special combination of fatty and rosin acids. Excellent raw material in various applications for example it can be used in metal working fluids, oil field chemicals, soaps, cleaners and alkyd resins.