Urea

Airedale Chemical Urea holds the formula CO(NH2)2 and is widely used in fertilisers as a convenient source of nitrogen. Urea is also an important raw material for the chemical industry as it is neither acidic nor alkaline making it suitable for use within a wide range of industries including agriculture, automotive and healthcare.

Urea is available from Airedale Chemical in both solution, a colourless liquid with a slight ammonia odour and Solid, a colourless and odourless solid.

All liquid solutions are available in 25L, 100L and 1000L IBCs as well as bulk containers, with solids chemicals available in 25kg bags making Airedale Chemical your ideal Urea supplier.

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Other Names: Carbamide, Carbonyl diamide, Carbonyldiamine, Diaminomethanal, Diaminomethanone

This product is available in the following sizes

  • 25L Drum
  • 200L Drum
  • 25kg Bag Solid/Powder only chemicals
  • Bulk Transfer

Applications

Agrochemical

Urea is often spread just before or during rain to minimize losses from volatilisation (Urea is not compatible with other fertilizers)
Urea is also used in many multi-component solid fertiliser formulations.
Urea is often applied at the time of last cultivation before planting

Automotive

It is a non-corroding alternative to rock salt for road de-icing

Detergent & Cleaning

Ingredient in dish soap

Personal Care

Main ingredient in hair removers
An ingredient in some skin cream, moisturizers and hair conditioners
Ingredient in many tooth whitening products

Plastics & Polymers

It is used as a raw material for the manufacture of many important chemical compounds, such as plastics, adhesives or the urea-melamine-formaldehyde used in marine plywood.

Textile

As a solubility-enhancing and moisture-retaining additive to dye baths for textile dyeing or printing

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