Security of Supply and COVID-19 Updates

Customers are looking for security in their chemical and ingredient supply. At Univar Solutions, we leverage our unparalleled network, supplier relationships, digital technology, technical expertise, and market knowledge to help our customers navigate dynamic market conditions.

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Security of Supply and COVID-19 Updates

Global network and world-class suppliers provide reliability to customers

We know you operate in a “just-in-time” world, working relentlessly to meet your business needs.   You know what you need, when you need it.    As a leader in chemical and ingredient distribution, we understand your business, whether that is access to information 24/7, 365 days a year, or quality products delivered safely and reliably.  You can count on us globally, nationally, regionally, and in the local communities where you operate.

Our expanded geographic reach gives us the ability to provide industry-leading sourcing options from around the world.  We pride ourselves on providing a world-class portfolio working with a vast network of leading suppliers and premier brands.  We are well versed in myriad operations of chemical transportation, managing a vast international distribution network from Asia to Europe and throughout North America and Latin America. Our flexible logistics options include ocean shipping, air, rail, import, export, and local delivery.  From small, custom batches to track-and-trace capabilities, our supply chain has you covered.

Leveraging our global network is an experienced team of product managers, network planners, and EH&S professionals working alongside our local sales, technical, operations, and support teams. Together these experts can provide you with the solutions that meet the latest market trends, regulatory shifts, sustainability goals, or supply disruptions.  Our knowledgeable teams are committed to helping you anticipate, navigate, and prepare. 

We take your business seriously and know the safe handling and delivery of your materials are paramount to your continued success. We can deliver your products on temperature-controlled trucks and heated tankers, on specification, and in volumes to suit your needs.  We strive to manage every detail of your order with the highest care and attention to detail.

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Contact Your Local Sourcing Experts Today

North America Latin America EMEA

US & Canada +1 800-531-7106


Brazil + 55 11 3602-7222

Mexico +52 55 1107 0170

Colombia + 57 32 2308 2130

Guatemala + 502 2442 4366

+44 29 2085 5300 



Featured Markets

Home and Industrial Cleaning

Univar Solutions offers one of the most extensive ranges of quality ingredients for your cleaners, detergents, and disinfectant products in the industry. We link homecare and industrial cleaning manufacturers around the globe with a vast portfolio of materials from the world’s premier specialty and core product suppliers. Learn more.

Pharmaceutical Ingredients

We understand our customers have unique needs requiring custom solutions. Our team of dedicated pharmaceutical specialists—experts in technical, regulatory, and quality—has the flexibility to develop solutions to your manufacturing challenges, improving total costs of operation while providing a secure source of supply. Learn more.

Beauty and Personal Care

Univar Solutions' comprehensive personal care portfolio and international network of suppliers and partners give us a complete, global perspective on product, customer, and formulation trends. Our practical understanding of personal care ingredients goes beyond any one manufacturer or product line. Learn more.

Featured Products


Univar Solution offers a broad range of amphoteric, anionic, cationic, and nonionic surfactants from industry leading manufacturers.  With purity, safety and efficiency to consider, it is imperative that you trust the quality of the surfactants you use in your business, as well as rely on your chemical distributor for accurate, on-time service, customer support and supply chain expertise. Learn more.


As a distributor with long-standing supplier relationships, we offer a portfolio of ingredients serving markets such as chemical manufacturing, coatings and adhesives, water, household and industrial cleaning, food, and pharmaceuticals, and can source even the most in-demand solvents when others may have limited quantities. Learn more.

Hydrochloric Acid (HCI)

Univar Solutions provides experience and insight for all your Hydrochloric Acid needs.  Our supplier network stretches from coast to coast with Univar packaging facilities located in every time zone.   We carry over 50,000,000 pounds of inventory at all times to ensure we have the product to meet our customer’s needs. Learn more.

Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA)

Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) is a clear, colorless, volatile material with a mild odor and a relatively low toxicity compared to alternate solvents. These characteristics allow its use for a variety of applications. IPA is miscible in water, alcohol, and most organic solvents. It will dissolve substances such as cellulose; natural resins; oils and gums; alkaloids. Learn more.

Sulfuric Acid

Univar Solutions is your premier source for Sulfuric Acid. Sulfuric Acid is the most widely used chemical in industrial applications including the production of gasoline, fertilizer, chemicals, paints, batteries, and many more. With its multiple properties of acidity, reactivity, and corrosivity, makes this product extremely versatile in nearly every industrial process in the world. Learn more.

Caustic Soda

Yo the product to the consumer.  Caustic soda liquid is available in multiple grades and strengths through our extensive terminal network. Learn more.

Hand Sanitizer Solutions

Your one-stop shop for the key specialty and commodity ingredients you need to produce efficient and effective hand sanitizers to meet market demands. Please ensure you review and align to all FDA regulations, required registrations and certifications for hand sanitizers.Learn more.

Hard Surface Cleaning Solutions

Our expansive HIC hard surface cleaning portfolio is a full line offering of surfactant, chelant, silicones, polymers, preservative and specialty products, to meet your formulation needs. We partner with industry leading suppliers to bring you the latest technologies for multiuse, effective cleaning products. Learn more.

I&I Cleaning Solutions

Univar Solutions partners with premier suppliers to provide you with a robust portfolio of high-performance chemical ingredients focused on industrial and institutional cleaning products. Univar Solutions provides a full suite of product and formulation solutions to address your unique challenges. Learn more.

Featured Blogs & Case Studies

Protecting Our People and Ensuring Security of Our Supply Chain

Univar Solutions and its global Supply Chain and Operations organization have been rapidly responding to the COVID-19 pandemic since early January, to ensure the health of our supply line. We organized a comprehensive crisis response structure that incorporates global oversight with the rapid deployment of regional tactical execution. Learn more.

Protecting Our Frontline Employees

Above everything, at Univar Solutions, we are Serious about Safety. Our focus on safety is one of the five values that helps to drive and guide our teams across the globe. When times are tough, we focus on coming together to keep our people, customers and partners safe, finding new ways to continue to move forward. Learn more.

Bringing You Solutions from Home

As part of our contingency planning to help ensure the health and safety of our employees and business continuity for our customers, we have taken proactive steps with our Customer Solutions and Sales Support teams. Learn more.

Leveraging a Strategic Partner Results in Success

Much of business, and life as we knew it, has rapidly changed over the first few months of 2020. In times of uncertainty, customers need more than security in their chemical and ingredient supply. They also need stable partners who will work with them to help find solutions to their needs, while placing an emphasis on safety. That’s exactly what the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) found when they reached out to Univar Solutions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

Helping TSA Protect Its Employees and Travelers

A quick custom solution helps TSA respond to rapidly changing needs at airports nationwide. Organizations need more than security from their chemical and ingredient distributor. They need a partner who will work with them to help find solutions to their needs, while always placing an emphasis on safety. This type of partner is precisely what the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) found when they reached out to Univar Solutions. Learn more.

Objects You Forget to Disinfect

Your bed linens are washed and your floors are swept and vacuumed but what about the surfaces we may forget about like light switches and computer keyboards? There are objects and surfaces we come into contact with everyday that may not be included on our cleaning hit list. Dirt and grime can build up in some unexpected places and it’s easy to forget about the surfaces. Learn more.

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