Oleochemicals Used in Many Industries, Applications

Oleochemicals are used in a broad range of products and industries, from industrial products like metalworking lubricants, additives for plastics, rubber and paper production, and automotive lubricants, greases and fuel additives, to personal care products like soaps, lotions, cosmetics and deodorants.  

Univar distributes more than 150 natural-based oleochemicals to North American manufacturers in more than 25 industries. We provide a comprehensive line of fatty acids, fatty alcohols and fatty acid derivatives based on vegetable oils, plant oils and animal fats that are used in hundreds of applications, from food items, to personal care products to a variety of industrial applications.

Univar provides technical expertise that delivers oleochemical solutions meeting the specifications required by our customers. We offer oleochemicals that can meet various manufacturing requirements, including USP, NF, Food Grade, Kosher, Halal, RSPO Mass Balanced, non-GMO, and Organic.In addition to supplying the right oleochemical products for your needs, we can provide them in the quantities you need, from railcars to drums and bags. 

With the largest national distribution network, long-standing partnerships with world-class suppliers across the globe and many years of experience, Univar is best suited to serve your company's oleochemical needs. Our oleochemicals sourcing includes domestic and imported options to ensure a secure supply.

We have significant expertise in tailoring oleochemicals to the following markets:

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Adhesives & Sealants Metal Working
Agricultural Chemicals Oilfield Chemicals
Chemical Derivatives Paints, Coatings & Inks
Coatings and Inks Paper Chemicals
Construction Chemicals Personal Care
Electrodes Pharmaceutical
Emulsion Polymerization Polymers & Plastics
Flavors & Fragrance Rubber & Tires
Food Processing Textile Chemicals
Household Care Tobacco
Industrial & Institutional Cleaners Wax & Candles
Lubricants and Greases  

 

Contact Univar for more information about our oleochemicals, a product quote or to request a sample.