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Sodium Metasilicates in Bulk, Totes, Drums and Bags

Your source for sodium metasilicates

Univar Solutions offers sodium metasilicates in granular anhydrous and pentahydrate forms. The sodium metasilicates are primarily used in cleaning compounds. Special technical bulletins for these compounds are available on request.


  • White free flowing bead shaped granules
  • Odorless
  • Excellent source of alkalinity in detergent formulations
  • Function in detergency is: deflocculation, emulsification, buffering action, prevention of redeposition,
  • Suspension of soils and corrosion inhibition
  • Neutralizes acidic soil, and aids in saponification and emulsification of fats and oils.
  • Strong buffering capacity of silicates maintains the pH at a high level in the presence of acidic soils.
  • Rapidly soluble in water, much less so than pentahydrate
  • Safer chemical ingredient list



  • Tech-grade Metasilicates

Sizes Available

  • Bulk
  • Totes
  • Dums
  • Bags



  • Alkaline cleaner
  • Aluminum cleaners
  • Anti redeposition agent
  • Baking pan cleaners
  • Buffer
  • Car wash soap
  • Concrete cleaners
  • Concrete set time accelerator
  • Corrosion inhibitors
  • Dairy cleaners
  • Deflocculant
  • Degreaser
  • Deinking paper
  • Detergents
  • Dishwash detergents
  • Drain cleaner
  • Drilling mud
  • Egg wash formulations
  • Emulsifier
  • Floor cleaners
  • Grill cleaners
  • Hair bleaching
  • Hair colorants
  • Hard surface cleaners
  • Heavy duty cleaners
  • I & I Cleaners
  • Laundry bleach
  • Laundry detergents
  • Machine dishwash
  • Metal cleaners
  • Oil well cementing set time accelerator
  • Oil well drilling fluids
  • Paint strippers
  • Pulp bleaching
  • Sanitizers
  • Soak tank cleaners
  • Steam cleaner
  • Textile
  • Wax strippers
  • White wall tire cleaner