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Premium Salicylic Acid Market by Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022

  • ID: 4612617
  • Report
  • May 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 108 pages
  • Allied Analytics LLP
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Premium salicylic acid is an important compound in pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and cosmetics owing to its widespread application in the treatment of diseases such as dandruff, acne, psoriasis, and others. Acetylsalicylic acid, salicylic acid amine, methyl salicylate, sodium salicylate, and phenyl salicylate are the main products manufactured from premium salicylic acid.

Among these products, acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) is produced majorly, and this is done by esterification reaction between salicylic acid and acetic anhydride utilizing sulfuric acid as a catalyst. Aspirin is an anti-inflammatory drug widely used to cure pain, reduce inflammation, and lower fever. Premium salicylic acid is an important compound in skincare and haircare industry, owing to its applications in the treatment of dermatological and inflammatory diseases. Manufacturers of premium salicylic acid carefully comply with the regulations and norms drawn by the public authorities in Europe, Asia, and U.S. to safeguard human health and the environment.

There are myriad growth drivers for the world salicylic acid market including increasing usage of salicylic acid in dermatological treatment industry, rising demand for aspirin drug worldwide, and growing application scope in personal care products. Salicylic acid is harmful to skin and its overexposure may lead to skin irritation, breathing problems, and digestive disorders. Consumer awareness about these factors can moderately hinder the growth of this market. High adoption in medical cosmetics and increasing demand from emerging economies like Asia-Pacific offer various growth opportunities.

The world premium salicylic acid market is segmented on the basis of application and geography. Premium salicylic acid is applicable in various industries including pharmaceuticals, skin care, hair care, food & beverages, and others. Each application is further classified into sub-categories such as pharmaceuticals into PC and OTC; skincare into moisturizer, sunscreen, and acne solution; and haircare into conditioner and shampoo. Geographically, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.

The market, with its surging demand in end applications, has witnessed high growth during the past few years, and this growth trend is estimated to continue in the future too. Key players are investing in R&D activities such as use of aspirin in treatment of cardiovascular diseases and development of increased applications for the products formed.

Siddharth Carbochem Products Ltd., Novacap, Alta laboratories Ltd., Alfa Aesar GMBH & Co KG, Simco QC, J. M. Loveridge Ltd, Zhenjiang Gaopeng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Hebei Jingye Group, Shandong Xinhua Longxin Chemical Co. Ltd are few of the leading players profiled in the report.

Key Market Benefits

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the world premium salicylic acid market and estimations from 2014 to 2022, including information about the current market situation, changing market dynamics, expected trends, and market intelligence.
Factors that drive and impede the growth of the market are comprehensively analyzed in this study.
Major countries in each region are mapped according to the individual market revenue.
Micro-level analysis is conducted based on application and region.
The projections in this report are made by analyzing the current trends and future market potential from 2016 to 2022 in terms of value and volume.
Extensive analysis of the market is conducted by closely following key product positioning and monitoring the top contenders within the market framework
Key market players within this market are profiled in the report and their strategies are analysed thoroughly, which helps in understanding competitive outlook of global market.


By Application

Wart Remover
Scale Lifter
Skin Care
Acne Solution
Hair Care
Food Preservatives & Others

By Geography

North America
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia-Pacific
South Africa
Rest of LAMEA
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1.1 Report description
1.2 Key market benefits
1.3 Key market segments
1.4 Research methodology
1.4.1 Secondary research
1.4.2 Primary research
1.4.3 Analyst tools and models

2.1 CXO perspective

3.1 Market Definition and Scope
3.2 Key findings
3.2.1 Top investment pockets
3.3 Market dynamics
3.3.1 Drivers Increasing usage in Dermatological treatment Growing demand for aspirin drug Growing application scope in personal care products
3.3.2 Restraints Consumer awareness about the harmful effects High cost of premium salicylic acid
3.3.3 Opportunities High adoption in medical cosmetics Increasing demand from emerging economies

4.1 Introduction
4.1.1 Market size and forecast
4.2 Pharmaceuticals
4.2.1 Key market trends
4.2.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
4.2.3 Market size and forecast
4.2.4 PC Market size and forecast Wart remover Disinfectant Antifungal Dentifrices Anti-irritant Antiseptic
4.2.5 Over-the-counter (OTC) Market size and forecast Scale lifter Ointment
4.3 Skin care
4.3.1 Key market trends
4.3.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
4.3.3 Market size and forecast
4.3.4 Moisturizer
4.3.5 Sunscreen
4.3.6 Acne solution
4.4 Haircare
4.4.1 Key market trends
4.4.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
4.4.3 Market size and forecast
4.4.4 Shampoo
4.4.5 Conditioner
4.5 Food preservatives & others
4.5.1 Key market trends
4.5.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
4.5.3 Market size and forecast

5.1 Introduction
5.1.1 Market size and forecast
5.2 North America
5.2.1 Key market trends
5.2.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
5.2.3 Market size and forecast
5.2.4 U.S.
5.2.5 Canada
5.2.6 Mexico
5.2.7 Vertical market analysis List of suppliers List of buyers
5.3 Europe
5.3.1 Key market trends
5.3.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
5.3.3 Market size and forecast
5.3.4 Germany
5.3.5 France
5.3.6 Spain
5.3.7 UK
5.3.8 Italy
5.3.9 Ireland
5.3.10 Switzerland
5.3.11 Rest of Europe
5.3.12 Vertical market analysis List of suppliers List of buyers
5.4 Asia-Pacific
5.4.1 Key market trends
5.4.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
5.4.3 Market size and forecast
5.4.4 China
5.4.5 Japan
5.4.6 India
5.4.7 Rest of Asia-Pacific
5.4.8 Vertical market analysis List of suppliers List of buyers
5.5.1 Key market trends
5.5.2 Key growth factors and opportunities
5.5.3 Market size and forecast
5.5.4 Brazil
5.5.5 South Africa
5.5.6 Rest of LAMEA

6.1 Siddharth Carbochem Products Ltd.
6.1.1 Company overview
6.1.2 Operating business segments
6.1.3 SWOT analysis
6.2 Novacap
6.2.1 Company overview
6.2.2 Operating business segments
6.2.3 Business performance
6.2.4 Strategic moves & developments
6.2.5 SWOT analysis
6.3 Alta laboratories Ltd.
6.3.1 Company overview
6.3.2 Operating business segments
6.3.3 SWOT analysis
6.4 Alfa Aesar GMBH & Co KG
6.4.1 Company overview
6.4.2 Operating business segments
6.4.3 Strategic moves & developments
6.4.4 SWOT analysis
6.5 Simco QC
6.5.1 Company overview
6.5.2 Operating business segments
6.5.3 SWOT analysis
6.6 J. M. Loveridge Ltd.
6.6.1 Company overview
6.6.2 Operating business segments
6.6.3 SWOT analysis
6.7 Zhenjiang Gaopeng Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
6.7.1 Company overview
6.7.2 Operating business segments
6.7.3 SWOT analysis
6.8 Hebei Jingye Group
6.8.1 Company overview
6.8.2 Operating business segments
6.8.3 Business performance
6.8.4 SWOT analysis
6.9 Shandong Xinhua Longxin Chemical Co. Ltd.
6.9.1 Company overview
6.9.2 Operating business segments
6.9.3 Business performance
6.9.4 SWOT analysis
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According to a new report titled, World Premium Salicylic Acid (>$30/KG) Market by Application - Global Opportunity Alysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 - 2022 the premium salicylic acid market was valued at $43 million in 2015 and is expected to reach $69 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 6.1% from 2016 to 2022. Pharmaceuticals is the domint application segment for premium grade salicylic acid, which accounted for major share of the global market in terms of both volume and revenue. North America is expected to domite the market throughout the forecast period.

The premium salicylic acid market is driven by factors such as increasing usage of salicylic acid in dermatological treatment, growing demand for aspirin drug, and rising scope of applications in persol care products. Premium grade salicylic acid is used in pharmaceutical sector for production of high quality ultra-expensive products. Premium salicylic acid can be conjugated with other pharmaceutical ingredients such as resorcinol, sulfur, benzoic acid and coal tar to produce effective and efficient products. They are majorly employed in production of aspirin which is an anti-inflammatory drug widely used as a painkiller and to treat ailments such as dementia, strokes especially among the aging population. Owing to the keratolytic, comedeolytic and anti-inflammatory properties, premium salicylic acid is used in production of some premium skincare and hair care products.

Premium salicylic acid effectively treats chronic plaque psoriasis, especially when it is being used as an adjunctive therapy. It is also used for treatment of diseases like ichthyoses, verruca and keratoderma as it possesses ability to soften the wound and exfoliate the stratum corneum. Overexposure to salicylic acid can cause severe skin dryness, heavy breathing, blistering, hearing impairment and dizziness. The pharmaceuticals segment is expected to grow further attributing to its growing usage in manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients and chemical intermediates.

Key findings of the Premium Salicylic Acid (>$30/KG) Market:

In terms of revenues, Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region in world premium salicylic acid market, growing at a high CAGR of 7.5% from 2016 to 2022.
Mexico is the fastest growing region in North America premium salicylic acid market, growing at a CAGR of 7.6% from 2016 to 2022.
Brazil accounts for 80.4 % share in LAMEA premium salicylic acid market in 2015.
Dentifrices accounts for 26.5% share in world PC pharmaceutical grade premium salicylic acid market in 2015.
Anti-irritant is the fastest growing segment in PC pharmaceutical grade premium salicylic acid market, growing at a CAGR of 6.9% from 2016 to 2022.
Spain is the fastest growing country in Europe premium salicylic acid market, registering a CAGR of 7.0% during the forecast period.

North America and Asia-Pacific jointly contributed more than one-third share of the world premium salicylic acid market revenue in 2015. In the same year, Europe accounted for the second largest share in the premium salicylic acid market due to the high demand for premium salicylic acid products from the pharmaceutical and skin care industries. Skincare is one of the fastest growing industries in Europe, increasing applications of salicylic acid in the skin care sector is the key driver of the premium salicylic acid market in this region.

Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing market for premium salicylic acid in the world, due to increasing demand in the pharmaceutical & cosmetics industries, for shampoos, lotions, creams, moisturizers, and oral care lotions. Chi, Japan, and India are the major contributors to the growth of this region. Large-scale use of premium salicylic acid for different dermatological conditions and increase in production of salicylic acid derivatives such as aspirin, sodium salicylate, and salicylic acid amine for use in pharmaceutical sector are the major drivers of the market in this region. Rapid development of new technologies has led to increase in the number of patents registered for salicylic acid in this region.
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