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Ferric Chloride

Rely on us for your ferric chloride needs

Ferric chloride is one of the most commonly used coagulants for treating potable water and wastewater.  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.

Univar Solutions is one of the largest suppliers of ferric chloride in the United States with more than 120 locations throughout the nation. Our offering includes ferric chloride in a 37-42% solution as well as anhydrous ferric chloride.  Rely on our private fleet, our team of technical experts, and our professional service at every touchpoint for your ferric chloride needs.




Ferric Chloride Solution

Anhydrous Ferric Chloride


Dark red/brown liquid

Black, iridescent crystals




Specific Gravity




  • Tech
  • NSF
  • Etchant

Sizes available

  • Bulk rail car
  • Bulk tank truck
  • Tote (IBC)
  • Drum
  • Pail
  • Bag
  • Supersack



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

Industrial metal etching