Water Solutions & Specialty Chemicals (WSSC)

Chemtrade’s WSSC business segment operates an extensive North American plant network, producing both traditional industrial chemicals and customized solutions for our customers. The Water Solutions segment consists primarily of inorganic salts, used as coagulants by municipal and industrial customers to treat water and wastewater. Additionally, the Water Solutions team produces a group of products used by poultry growers, as litter amendments, to control ammonia volatilization and improve bird health and productivity.

Along with coagulants and poultry litter amendments, WSSC produces Specialty Chemicals used in a wide range of industries including the paint (ink, pigment, etc.), oil & gas, pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, food & beverage, and tantalum refining industries.

Information on Chemtrade’s NSF/ANSI/CAN (Standard) 60 Certified Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals can be found on NSF International’s Website. NSF International is a leading third-party product safety certification service.

For more information on selection, purchase, safety, technical aspects, or anything related to our Water Solutions & Specialty Chemicals, please contact our product representative.

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Al+Clear® products are applied to poultry litter and/or pads, offering benefits of acidification and ammonia control. Research shows that using Al+Clear®, when integrator programs are followed, can improve weight gains, enhance feed conversions, improve paw health and reduce mortality rates in poultry.

The Al+Clear® product line is an industry leader in litter management. Our team brings two decades of experience in developing products for poultry management.

  • Al+Clear® Dry – The original Al+Clear® product, developed in 1997, works best in damp environments by using hydrolysis to dry pads or litter while lowering the pH, controlling ammonia and binding phosphorus. The product is safe to apply with birds in the house.
  • Al+Clear® A7 – A second-generation liquid product offering extended ammonia control, it reduces litter moisture and pH, and binds phosphorus. The product activates in dry conditions and is custom applied.
  • Al+Clear® Xtra – A second-generation, dry, crystallized product, it has been designed to offer immediate activation to reduce ammonia levels and lower pH in dry litter conditions. The product offers a flexible application window of up to 2 days prior to bird placement and is also safe to apply with birds in the house.
  • Al+Clear® Advantage – A patented method of utilizing a combination of Al+Clear® A7, with disinfectant and sanitizers, to reduce pathogen levels on farms with chronic production issues or disease challenges.

Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for Chemtrade products can be found here.