Your source for Soapmaking Supplies, Beer brewing, essential Oils, Natural Oils and Butters, caffeine powder, ascorbic acid, vegetable derived glycerin, Shea Butter, ingredients, African Black Soap, Specialty surfactants, and more.
We are a small business located in Conway, Arkansas.

The Chemistry Connection / SaveonCitric offers all kinds of oils and butters, specialty surfactants, chelates, specialty chemicals, ingredients and additives. We have been in business for over 10 years now.

We are happy to add products our customers tell us they need to make their favorite products. Whether for soapmakers, beer brewers, winemakers, chemists, nutritional experts, we enjoy helping professionals in industry, schools, businesses, craft people and hobbyists source a wide variety of chemicals and ingredients.

We sell a wide variety of chemicals and ingredients, some products offered may not currently be listed on the website-so please inquire (use form below) if you do not see a product you need.

Product Inquiry and Message Contact Form

Here are 2 Line cards for your review. Give us a call or email us if you see a product you would like us to locate and quote.

Our General Line Card

The Nutritional and Supplements Line Card

Most items NOT listed on the website, but listed on our linecards are only sold in full bags or drums, not in small package sizes.

We use Social media and we enjoy advertising and promoting our wonderful customers. Check out and LIKE our Facebook page, and check out our Twitter account. We send out specials to our followers.

Thanks for visiting our Website, and thank you for your business.

Your online source for citric acid, glycerin, oils and butters, surfactants, chemicals, ingredients and supplies for industry, business, school, home and hobbies.

Cash / Checks in Advance, and if you have terms:

Chemistry Connection
255 Sturgis Rd
Conway ,AR 72034

Fax is (877) -844-4122 Fax Haz Mat waiver to this fax number.

If you have requests, or questions about chemicals, or orders send us an email, or call (888) 583-7738

Our minimum order is just $8.00 US $

We accept most Credit cards, and Paypal for payment. Our store utilizes the most current security technology offered through our Yahoo store Checkout, and PayPal.

Our store has the highest encryption available and your credit data is secure. (We do not have access to credit card data, and do not save it in a form viewable. It is encrypted by our Yahoo Checkout System.

SHIPPING information
Shipping Information and Terms

We typically ship orders within 1 to 2 days. We ship packages Monday through Friday at noon. Make sure to check your email after you order (check spam settings and add our email to your addresses if needed.) to get information about shipping status. Our email is

In our ads / product descriptions there are suggested shipping methods for most products. , and in our shopping cart, there are instructions to help you use our cart and choose shipping options. Use the pulldown menu in the shopping cart to choose your shipping option. Or choose the option to "Check out without shipping added" and we will choose the option we think will work best for your order and with your permission charge the amount to your credit card.

  • With only a few exceptions, we do not offer Free shipping.
    Item descriptions and titles will state " Free Shipping" if free shipping is offered for the item.
  • We try to always ship orders out in the order they are received , Monday through Friday at noon.
    Unless by special request and we acknowledge and agree to the special request we do not ship packages out after noon Fridays or through the weekend
  • Orders entered after noon, typically ship the next day.
  • If your product is backordered we will email you. (Check your spam settings and your Junk folders too.)
  • Use the pulldown menu in the shopping cart to choose the chipping methods.
    If you see a very high shipping amount, you may be seeing our default error amount. This tells you that what you are trying to put in to the selected option may not hold that much weight. Try a different shipping option.
    See the product descriptions for help too.
  • To check freight on 50 Lb bags put them in the cart separately and choose UPS Ground.
    Multiple 50 pound bags typically ship via LTL Freight. We can compare UPS Ground and LTL freight.
  • Typically heavier shipments ship via a freight carrier (US ONLY) for the best cost.
  • If you choose the option to " Checkout without Shipping added and pay separately," Or if you choose "LTL Shipping for Oversize Shipments" Check for an email with shipping charges. Shipping will need to be paid before we ship your order
  • If you choose a shipping option, and what you bought will not fit in the chosen box /option properly, we will use another shipping option. If there is a difference in cost we will notify you. Please check your email
  • USPS Medium Flat rate Box generally only holds 6 to 10 pounds.
  • USPS Large Flat rate box typically holds from 8 to 12 pounds
  • Gallon Containers typically ship UPS Ground or USPS Priority
  • 5 Gallon Pails ship UPS Ground
  • We do not ship soapmaker's lye/ sodium hydroxide outside the continental US. Buyers must send the signed HAZ MAT waiver by fax (877) -844-4122 or email with HAZMAT in subject line, before we ship.
  • Regarding oversize / large shipments via LTL Freight Carriers: Buyers are responsible for all freight charges. If you order additional service(S) when the delivery truck gets to your destination,
    Lift Gate service for example, you will be responsible for all additional charges over and above the quoted freight charges.
    If you need any additional services we need to have them added to your freight quote before your purchase, and freight quote..
    You agree to pay for all freight charges, including additional freight charges added
    after we quote the freight / upon arrival
  • Call (888) 583-7738 if you have any questions about shipping or have problems during check out.

  • We combine shipping, when possible, to save you money

    Heavy Shipments (Pallets, multiple drums and shipments Typically over 100 pounds)

    On orders of 15 gallon, 55 gallon drum orders, and multiple 50 Lb bag orders we use an LTL freight carrier. If you purchase drums, or bags and the weight is over 150 Pounds we will get a freight quote. We need to know if you have a business address, a dock, and a fork lift. We also need to know if you need additional freight services- like a Lift Gate Service, or an appointment for freight shipments. All additional services ordered after we give a freight quote, or that you order when the truck arrives are the buyer's responsibility. Additional freight charges will need to be paid. Please do not order additional freight services when the truck arrives without paying for them. We will need to collect the money after the sale and you agree to pay them if you order additional services not on our original quote.
    We do allow customers to check their own freight carrier rates and compare to our quotes.

    Misc. Make sure you enter your correct shipping address when you place an order.

    For customers using UPS Ground, here is a link to the UPS Shipping Map with shipping times from Conway, AR. UPS shipping Map

    International Customers
    We ship Globally
    We have added many USPS International options. Choose the best method, or to "Checkout without Shipping Added" and we will figure out the best shipping option for your product(s), and let you know the charge to pay separately.

    We only provide tracking if the selected shipping method allows it and the carrier provides tracking information to us. Some international shipping options (1)Do not allow any tracking and (2) May not arrive due to customs issues, or they may arrive late. We typically have no problems with International Shipping but sometimes there are problems out of our control - for example how something moves through customs.

    We can not mislabel or mis-categorize international shipments / packages so customers can avoid paying fees and/or duties. Any additional fees or duties due upon arrival of any item(s) purchased, are solely the responsibility of the customer.
    E-Mails are answered daily, and as quickly as we can. Sometimes technical questions may require more time than the questions about shipping or availability.

    We typically do not offer refunds on chemicals unless we shipped the wrong item.

    If you have questions email us, or call us. is the email address. Our phone number is (888) 583-7738 . If you leave a message we will contact you as soon as possible.

    Thanks for the opportunity to supply your chemical and ingredient requirements.

    The information on this web site is intended for educational purposes only. The statements have not been evaluated by the FDA, and are not intended to prevent, diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Please see a qualified medical professional about any health concerns you have.

    Buyer must determine if the products will work for their particular purpose. No warranties expressed or implied. We make no warranties or guarantees for merchantability for a particular purpose.