Chemicals

We connect customers and suppliers to solutions that propel innovation and drive growth.

Connecting you with the products you want, the quantities you need, with the service and support you deserve. We offer one of the most extensive product lines – more than 7,500 different products and additives - in the chemical industry.

Count on value-added services that enable you to streamline your processes and increase your profitability:

  • Centralized warehousing and distribution system
  • Dedicated sales, marketing and technical teams
  • Custom solvent blending and formulation assistance
  • Flexible sizing and packaging
  • Environmental services and training
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Agriculture

Nexeo Solutions is dedicated to providing leading-edge products, services and technologies for agriculture. You can rely on our distinct product offerings and teams of sales, services and technical specialists. You can count on Nexeo Solutions as your supply chain partner. How may we help you today?

  • Environmental Services
  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Foam Control
  • Glycerine
  • Inorganics
  • Oils
  • Preservatives
  • Solvents- Alcohols
  • Solvents- Amines
  • Solvents- Glycols
  • Surfactants- Anionic
  • Surfactants- Cationic
  • Surfactants- Nonionic
  • Thickeners

Energy

As a leading supplier of chemicals to the oil and gas markets, we offer a wide range of core commodity products and specialty products, as well as technical and analytical support, to the oilfield service, oilfield formulator, oil and natural gas, and refinery markets. From solvents, silicones, molecular sieves, glycol ethers, chelants, amines, glycols and various acids, you can count on our solid line of products from world-class suppliers, including Arizona Chemical, Dow Corning, Dow, KOST USA, CECA, ME Global, Methanex, Lyondell, Eastman, Sasol, as well as various imported products to meet your needs.

  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Activated Alumina
  • Catalysts
  • Chelating Agents
  • Coolants
  • Environmental Services
  • Foam Control
  • Inorganics
  • Molecular Sieves
  • Peroxides
  • Polymers
  • Preservatives
  • Resins
  • Solvents - Alcohols
  • Solvents - Amines
  • Solvents - Aromatic
  • Solvents - Glycols
  • Solvents - Ketones
  • Surfactants - Anionic
  • Surfactants - Nonionic
  • Thickeners

Food and Beverage

As a leading supplier of chemicals and preservatives to the food and beverage market, we offer a wide range of core commodity and specialty products, along with dedicated technical sales support, to meet your formulation and regulatory needs.From acidulants, antioxidants and chelating agents to antimicrobial agents, antifoaming agents and phosphates, you can count on our solid line of products from world-class suppliers, including Dow Corning, ADM, DSM, FMC, Innophos, Merisol and Prayon, as well as various imported products to meet your needs.

  • Antioxidants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Environmental Services
  • Foam Control
  • Inorganics
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology Modifiers

Household, Industrial and Institutional

Serving the household, industrial and institutional markets with the best ingredients for your cleaners, detergents and disinfectants, we offer a wide range of core commodity and specialty products, along with unmatched technical sales support, to meet your formulation and regulatory needs. From glycol ethers, chelants and hydrocarbon solvents to ethanols, surfactants and alcohols, you can rely on a solid line of products from world-class suppliers, including Arizona Chemical, Akzo Nobel, Pilot, Rhodia, Clariant and Dow, as well as various imported products to meet your needs.

  • Chelating Agents
  • Environmental Services
  • Tall Oil Fatty Acids
  • Inorganics
  • Preservatives
  • Silicones
  • Solvents - Alcohols
  • Solvents - Aliphatic
  • Solvents - Amines
  • Solvents - Aromatic
  • Solvents - Esters
  • Solvents - Glycol Ethers
  • Solvents - Glycols
  • Surfactants - Amphoteric
  • Surfactants - Anionic
  • Surfactants - Cationic
  • Surfactants - Nonionic
  • Thickeners

Lubricants & Metalworking Fluids

A global leader in distribution, Nexeo Solutions is more than great products; we are your true partner. Our team of dedicated sales and technical representatives deliver unique,practical solutions that take your lubricants and metalworking fluids to the next level. Whether you need components or a fully formulated package,our connection to the industry's top producers along with our expansive coverage gives you a single source of distribution for your business. We're proud to offer thousands of chemicals from the world's leading suppliers, including Arizona Chemical, Afton, Rhodia, Clariant, Dow Corning/XIAMETER, Inole and Albemarle

  • Metallic Stearates
  • Antifoam
  • Antioxidents
  • Antirust
  • Antiwear
  • Corrosion inhibitors
  • Detergents
  • Dispersants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Base Oils/Fluids
  • Viscosity Index (VI) Improver
  • Amines
  • Chelating Agents
  • Cationic/Quaternaries
  • Anionic (Sulfates)
  • Nonionic
  • Silicones
  • Glycols/Polyglycols
  • Lubricity Additives (EP)

Personal Care

As a leading supplier of raw materials to the personal care market, we have a wide range of chemicals and thermoplastic products, along with dedicated technical sales support, to meet your formulation and regulatory needs. For the latest in personal care materials, you can count on our solid line of products from world-class suppliers. To see our entire product offering, please download our linecards.

  • Antioxidants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Environmental Services
  • Fatty Alcohols
  • Glycerine
  • Inorganics
  • Natural Products
  • Oils
  • Paraben/Preservative Free
  • Peroxides
  • Petrolatum Replacements
  • Petrolatums
  • Preservatives
  • Rheology Modifiers
  • Silicones
  • Solvents - Alcohols
  • Solvents - Amines
  • Solvents - Glycols
  • Surfactants - Amphoteric
  • Surfactants - Anionic
  • Surfactants - Cationic
  • Surfactants - Nonionic
  • Vitamins

PICA - Paints, Inks, Coatings & Adhesives

As a leading supplier of chemicals and raw materials to the architectural and industrial coatings markets, we have a wide range of core commodity and specialty products, along with dedicated technical sales support, to meet your formulation and regulatory needs. From high-performance and marine paints to powder coatings, you can count on our solid line of products from world-class suppliers, including Arizona Chemical, Dow Corning, Hexion, Rhodia, Cristal, Arkema, Dow, Citgo and Eastman, as well as various imported products to meet your needs.

  • Antioxidants
  • Environmental Services
  • Foam Control
  • Monomers
  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Oils
  • Peroxides
  • Pigments
  • Plasticizers
  • Polymers
  • Preservatives
  • Resins
  • Silicones
  • Solvents - Alcohols
  • Solvents - Aliphatic
  • Solvents - Amines
  • Solvents - Glycol Ethers
  • Solvents - Glycols
  • Solvents - Ketones
  • Surfactants - Anionic
  • Surfactants - Cationic
  • Surfactants - Nonionic
  • Thickeners

Polymer Additives

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of options for all of your polymer needs, including synthetic polymers, polymer thickeners, natural-based polymers, etc.

  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Natural Based Polymers
  • Paraformaldehyde
  • Pentaerythritol
  • Polymer Thickeners
  • Polyquaternium
  • Synthetic Polymers
  • Trimethylolpropane (TMP)

Serving Additional Markets

Electrical & Electronics
Medical
Municipal
Pharma
Pulp & Paper
Semi-Conductor
Textiles
Tire & Rubber
Transportation

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Activated Alumina

Activated alumina is manufactured from aluminium hydroxide by dehydroxylating it in a way that produces a highly porous material.

  • Activated Alumina
  • Axens

Antioxidants

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of options for your antioxidant needs, including BHT, Erythorbates, phenolic antioxidants, etc.

  • Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT)
  • Erythorbates
  • Phenolic Antioxidants
  • Phosphite
  • Sodium Erythorbates
  • Albermarle
  • Dover Chemical
  • Jiangxi Dexing
  • Merisol

Chelating Agents

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of solutions for your chelating needs, including EDTA, Gluconates, Phosphonates, etc.

  • EDTA
  • Gluconates
  • Nitrilotriacetic Acid
  • Phosphonates
  • Akzo
  • Dow
  • Thermphos

Coolants

Nexeo Solutions offers antifreeze and compressor engine coolant options for all of your needs. We sell these solutions into the oil and gas (energy) market.

  • Antifreeze
  • Compressor Engine Coolant
  • Nexeocool

Coupling Agents

Nexeo Solutions offers several coupling agent options, inlcuding silanes and Exxelor.

  • Exxelor
  • Silanes
  • Dow Corning
  • ExxonMobil
  • XIAMETER

Emulsifiers

Nexeo Solutions offers several options for emulsifiers (also known as an emulgent), which is a substance that stabilizes an emulsion by increasing its kinetic stability.

  • Fatty Esters
  • Lecithins
  • Silicone Emulsifiers
  • Stearates
  • Vegetable Based Emulsifiers
  • ADM
  • Dow Corning
  • Inolex
  • Jarchem
  • Rhodia

Fatty Acids

Nexeo Solutions offers several options for your fatty acid needs, including stearic acid, oleochemicals, etc.

  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Oleochemicals
  • Stearic Fatty Acids
  • Stearic Fatty Acids (vegetable based)
  • Arizona Chemical
  • P&G
  • PMC

Fatty Alcohols

Nexeo Solutions offers several options for fatty alcohols, which are aliphatic alcohols derived from natural fats and oils, originating in plants, but also synthesized in animals and algae. The smaller molecules are used in cosmetics and food, and as industrial solvents.

  • Cetearyl Alcohol
  • Cetyl Alcohol
  • Light & Mid Cut Fatty Alcohols
  • Stearyl Fatty Alcohols
  • P&G
  • Peter Cremer

Foam Control

Nexeo Solutions offers silicone and organic based foam control for numerous industries.

  • Organic - Based Foam Control
  • Silicone Based Foam Control
  • White Oils
  • Dow Corning
  • Rhodia
  • Sonneborn

Glycerine

Nexeo Solutions distributes glycerine, also known as glycerol, which is an organic compound that is a colorless, odorless and viscous liquid that can be used in the personal care, pharmaceutical and food industry. In the personal care and pharmaceutical industries, glycerine is used as a humectant.

  • Glycerine
  • P&G

Inorganics

Nexeo Solutions offers numerous inorganics for a variety of applications. Inorganics such as acids, phosphates, alkalies, calcium compounds, etc.

  • Inorganic - Alkalies
  • Inorganics - Acids
  • Inorganics - Phosphates
  • DSM Nutritional Products
  • Innophos
  • P&G
  • Prayon
  • Rhodia
  • Thermphos

Molecular Sieves

Nexeo Solutions supplies the Siliporite brand of high-performance molecular sieves manufactured by CECA. Regardless of your application, Nexeo Solutions has the grade and form (bead, pellet and extrudate) to handle your needs.

  • Siliporite
  • Ceca

Monomers

Nexeo Solutions offers several options to suit your monomer needs, including acrylate monomers, styrene monomers, etc.

  • Acrylates
  • Styrene Monomer
  • Arkema
  • Lyondell Basell
  • Shell Canada

Natural Products

Nexeo Solutions offers natural gums, proteins, surfactants, self-preserving and sensory fluids. These naturally derived ingredients are used in the personal care industry.

  • Gums
  • Natural Proteins
  • Natural Surfactants
  • Self - Preserving
  • Sensory Fluids
  • Dow Personal Care
  • Inolex
  • JBL
  • McIntyre
  • Solvay

Oils

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of solutions for all of your oil needs. We offer linseed, soybean, white oils, white oil replacements and process oils that can be used in several industries.

  • Tall Oil Fatty Acid
  • Linseed Oils
  • Process Oils
  • Soybean Oils
  • White Oil Replacements
  • White Oils
  • Arista
  • Arizona Chemical
  • ADM
  • Calumet
  • Sonneborn

Paraben and Preservative-Free

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of solutions for all your preservative needs.

  • Self - Preserving
  • Inolex

Peroxides

Nexeo Solutions distributes hydrogen peroxide, which has strong oxidizing properties, and is a powerful bleaching agent. It is used as a disinfectant, antiseptic, oxidizer and in rocketry as a propellant.

  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • LUPEROX
  • Peroxides
  • Arkema
  • CMS

Petrolatum Replacements

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of alternatives to petrolatum, petroleum jelly or soft paraffin.

  • Petrolatum Replacements
  • Dow Corning
  • Sonneborn

Petrolatums

Nexeo Solutions offers petrolatums for the personal care market. Also known as petroleum jelly or soft paraffin, a semi-solid mixture of hydrocarbons (with carbon numbers mainly higher than 25).

  • Petrolatums
  • Calumet Penreco and also PMC Crystal
  • Sonneborn

Pigments

Nexeo Solutions distributes pigments for a variety of industries, including paint and coatings, inks & printing and personal care. Pigments such as titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are available.

  • Titanium Dioxide (TI02)
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Cristal Global

Plasticizers

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of choices when it comes to plasticizers, and they can be used in several industries. Plasticizers offer flexbility in numerous applications.

  • Adipates
  • Epoxidized
  • Epoxidized Soybean Oil
  • Maleates
  • Phenyl Phosphates
  • Phosphate Esters
  • Phosphates
  • Phthalates
  • Trimellitates
  • BASF
  • Eastman
  • Ferro
  • ICL - IP
  • ICL Supresta
  • Rhodia

Preservatives

Nexeo Solutions offers a variety of options for all of your preservative needs, including parabens, paraben-free preservatives, biocides, and sodium benzoate.

  • Biocides
  • Paraben Free Preservatives
  • Parabens
  • Sodium Benzoate
  • Nexeo Solutions
  • Clarient
  • DSM
  • Innophos
  • Inolex
  • Prayon

Rheology Modifiers

A rheology modifiers is an additive used to modify the viscosity of any material. Also known as thickeners, they are used in a variety of applications.

  • Alkali Swellable
  • Associative
  • Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC)
  • Polyacrylate
  • Polyglycols
  • Xanthan Gum
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Dow
  • JBL (Jungbunzlauer)
  • Rhodia

Silicones

Nexeo Solutions offers a large variety of silicone options from Dow Corning and XIAMETER. While they can be used in several industries, their reduction of frizz, improved softness and feel make them a perfect match for the personal care industry.

  • Elastomers
  • Emulsions
  • Gum Blends
  • Medical Grade Products
  • Non-Volatile Fluids
  • Polar Silicone Fluid / Carbinol Fluid
  • Silane Adhesion Promoters
  • Silicone Additives
  • Silicone Fluids
  • Silicone Thickening Agents
  • Silicone Volatile Fluids
  • Silicone Waxes
  • Dow Corning
  • XIAMETER

Solvents - Alcohols

Nexeo Solutions offers numerous alcohols for a variety of industries. Alcohols such as methanol, isopropanol, ethanol, etc., are available.

  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Ethanols
  • Isopropanol
  • Methanol
  • Dow
  • DSM
  • Grain Processing (GPC)
  • Haltermann
  • Lyondell
  • Lyondell Equistar
  • Methanex
  • Shell

Solvents - Aliphatic

Nexeo Solutions distributes several aliphatic solvents such as heptane, hexane, mineral spirits, etc., to numerous industries.

  • 142 Solvent
  • Cyclohexane
  • Heptane
  • Hexane
  • Kwik-Dri
  • LACOLENE
  • Low Odor Base Solvent
  • Mineral Seal Oil
  • Mineral Spirits
  • Pentane
  • Super LACOLENE
  • VM&P Naphtha
  • Calumet
  • Chevron Phillips
  • Citgo
  • Conoco Phillips
  • Kern
  • Sasol
  • Shell
  • South Hampton

Solvents - Amines

Nexeo Solutions distributes numerous amines for a variety of industries, inlcuding AMP, alkylanolamines, ethylene amines, etc.

  • ADEG
  • Alkanolamines
  • Alkylamines
  • Amines
  • Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP)
  • Diethanolamine
  • Diisopropanolamine
  • Ethylene Diamine
  • Fatty Amines
  • Methyldiethanolamine
  • Monoethanolamine
  • Triethanolamine
  • Akzo Nobel
  • BASF
  • Dow
  • Dow Angus
  • Ineos

Solvents - Aromatic

Nexeo Solutions distributes numerous aromatic solvents, including toluene, xylene and hi-sol, to a variety of industries.

  • HI-SOL
  • Toluene
  • Xylene
  • Citgo
  • Conchemco
  • Flint Hills
  • Marathon
  • Shell
  • Sunoco

Solvents - Esters

Nexeo Solutions distributes esters for a variety of industries. Esters are formed by a reaction between an acid and an alcohol.

  • Acetates
  • Dow
  • Eastman
  • OXEA

Solvents - Glycol Ethers

Nexeo Solutions distributes glycol ethers for a variety of industries, inlcuding the e-series and p-series.

  • E-Series Glycols
  • P-Series Glycols
  • Dow
  • Eastman
  • Lyondell

Solvents - Glycols

Nexeo Solutions distributes numerous glycols, including propylene glycol, ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, etc., to a variety of industries.

  • Diethylene Glycol
  • Ethylene Glycol
  • Heat Transfer Fluids
  • Hexylene Glycol
  • Polyethylene Glycol
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Triethylene Glycol
  • Dow
  • Equistar
  • Haltermann
  • Lyondell
  • ME Global

Solvents - Ketones

Nexeo Solutions distributes numerous ketones, including DIBK, MEK, MIBK, etc., to a variety of industries.

  • Acetone
  • Cyclohexanone
  • Diacetone Alcohol
  • Diisobutyl Ketone
  • Isophorone
  • Methyl Amyl Ketone
  • Methyl Ethyl Ketone
  • Methyl Isobutyl Ketone
  • Allchem
  • Dow
  • Eastman
  • Haltermann
  • Ineos Phenol
  • Oxiteno
  • Plaza
  • Sasol
  • Shell
  • Sunoco

Surfactants - Amphoteric

Nexeo Solutions distributes amphoteric surfactants for numerous industries. Amphoteric surfactants are stable in both acid and alkaline systems. They are compatiable with all other surfactant types. Due to their mildness, they are used widely in the personal care industry.

  • Acetates
  • Amphosulfonates
  • Betaines
  • Fluoro Surfactant
  • Propionates
  • Sultaines
  • Inolex
  • Mason
  • Pilot
  • Rhodia

Surfactants - Anionic

Nexeo Solutions offers anionic surfactants for a variety of industries, including household, industrial and institutional, and personal care. Anionic surfactants are high foamers, which is why they are used in shampoos and dishwashing liquid.

  • Amine Oxides
  • Performance Concentrate Surfactants
  • Phosphate Esters
  • Sulfate Free Surfactants
  • Sulfate Surfactants
  • Sulfoamide Surfactants
  • Sulfoesters Surfactants
  • Sulfonates Surfactants
  • Sulfosuccinates Surfactants
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Clariant
  • Dow
  • Nease
  • Pilot
  • Rhodia

Surfactants - Cationic

Nexeo Solutions distributes cationic surfactants, which are widely used in personal care, household, and industrial and institutional. Common end-use products for cationic surfactants would be fabric softener and hair conditioners.

  • Alcohol Ethoxylates
  • Amine Oxides
  • Ethoxylated Fatty Amines
  • Fatty Amines
  • Guar Derivatives
  • Quaternaries
  • Silicone Surfactants
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Clariant
  • Dow
  • Dow Corning
  • Pilot
  • Rhodia
  • XIAMETER

Surfactants - Nonionic

Nexeo Solutions distributes nonionic surfactants for a variety of industries. Due to their properties, they offer excellent grease and oil detergency. Most nonionics are exthoxylated.

  • Alcohol Ethoxylates
  • Alkali Swellable
  • Alkanolamides
  • Alkylphenol Ethoxylates
  • Fatty Acid Ethoxylates
  • Fatty Esters
  • Glucosides
  • Guar Derivatives
  • Silicone Surfactants
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Clariant
  • Dow
  • Dow Corning
  • FCI Technology
  • Inolex
  • Pilot
  • Rhodia

Thickeners

Nexeo Solutions distributes several thickeners for a variety of industries. Thickeners can provide stability and suspension. In the personal care industry, thickeners are used to maintain the stability for an emulsion.

  • Alkali Swellable
  • Associative
  • Guar Gum
  • Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (HEC)
  • Hydroxypropyl Guar Gums
  • Polyacrylate Thickeners
  • Xanthan Gum
  • ADM
  • Arkema
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Dow
  • Rhodia
  • UCAR Emulsion Systems

Vitamins

Nexeo Solutions distributes vitamins for the Personal Care market. Vitamin E-Acetate, also known as tocopheryl acetate, is a common vitamin supplement.

  • Vitamin E - Acetate
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B5
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin H
  • Vitamin B3
  • DSM
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