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Aluminum sulfate

We are your source for aluminum sulfate

As a municipality, industrial plant, or private water utility, you require the chemicals and support to ensure your finished water meets the health and environmental regulations set by your state or locality. Aluminum sulfate is one of the most commonly used coagulants for treating potable water and wastewater. 

Univar Solutions is one of the largest suppliers of aluminum sulfate in the United States with more than 120 locations throughout the nation. Our offering includes both aluminum sulfate in a 48% solution as well as bagged aluminum in powder and granular forms.  Liquid aluminum contains about 5.4 lbs. of dry aluminum per gallon. Rely on our private fleet, our team of technical experts, and our professional service at every touchpoint for your aluminum sulfate needs.


Characteristics and technical information 

Category Typical Min Max
Al2(SO4)3  -  48.50% 49.00%
Al2O3 8.30% 8.35%  
Soluble iron (Fe2O3)  -   -  0.20%
Ferric iron (Fe2O3)  -   -  0.03%
Pounds per gallon 11.1  -   - 


  • Tech
  • NSF
  • Ironfree
  • Food grade kosher
  • USP


Sizes Available

  • Bulk
  • Drums
  • Totes
  • Carboys
  • Pails


Potable water treatment

Turbidity removal, enhanced coagulation & TOC removal, color removal, sludge reduction

Municipal and industrial wastewater treatment

Phosphate precipitation and removal, enhanced settling, improved sludge dewatering

Pulp and paper making

Textile and dye manufacturing

Pharmaceutical and cosmetics