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Flame Retardant Chemicals: Technologies and Global Markets

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  • 144 Pages
  • October 2022
  • Region: Global
  • BCC Research
  • ID: 5671564

This study is an in-depth evaluation of flame retardant chemicals by type and by end-use application between the years 2021 and 2027. This report deals with flame retardant chemical additives, and not with products such as Nafion that are inherently flame retardant. The forecast will cover worldwide demand and be broken down by chemical type and application. Because electronics are so widely used in the world today and they are housed most often in plastics, this segment will be emphasized.

Report Includes

  • 42 data tables and 29 additional tables
  • An up-to-date overview of the global markets for flame retardant chemicals
  • Analyses of the global and regional market trends, with historic market revenue for 2021, estimates for 2022, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2027
  • Estimation of the actual market size and forecast the global flame retardant chemicals market in value and volumetric terms, and their corresponding market share analysis based on product (chemical) type, end-use application, and region
  • Identification of the key market drivers and constraints that will shape the industry for these materials as the basis for projecting demand over the next five years (2022-2027)
  • Emphasis on the environmental, social, and government regulations and standards, players offering these products and services, and market outlook of flame retardant chemicals within the industry
  • Updated information on patents and intellectual property landscape of flame retardant chemicals
  • Identification of the major stakeholders and analysis of the competitive landscape based on recent developments and segmental revenues
  • Descriptive company profiles of the leading global players, including Israel Chemicals Ltd., Arkema SA, Solvay Group and Apexical Inc.
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market?

The Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market was estimated to be valued at $6 Billion in 2022.

What is the growth rate of the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market?

The growth rate of the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market is 4.4%, with an estimated value of $7.5 Billion by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market?

The Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market is estimated to be worth $7.5 Billion by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market?

Key companies in the Global Flame Retardant Chemicals Market include Akzo Nobel N.V., Albemarle Corp., Apexical Inc., Arkema Sa, Azonetwork UK Ltd., Basf, Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Clariant Specialty Chemicals and Daihachi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd..

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
1.1 Study Goals and Objectives
1.2 Reasons for Doing this Study
1.3 What's New in this Update
1.4 Scope of Report
1.5 Information Sources
1.6 Methodology
1.7 Geographic Breakdown
1.8 Analyst's Credentials
1.9 Related Research Reports
Chapter 2 Summary and Highlights
Chapter 3 Market and Technology Background
3.1 Importance of the Industry
3.2 Flame Retardancy Basics
3.3 Terminology
3.4 Mechanisms of Burning
3.5 Flame Retardant Concepts
3.5.1 Physical Dilution
3.5.2 Chemical Interferences
3.5.3 Inert Gas Dilution
3.5.4 Thermal Quenching
3.5.5 Protective Coatings
3.5.6 Generally Accepted Mechanisms of Flame Retardant Control
3.6 Types of Flame Retardants
3.6.1 Additive Flame Retardants
3.6.2 Reactive Flame Retardants
3.6.3 Synergistic Flame Retardants
3.7 Diversity of Flame Retarded Products
3.8 Combined Classification System for Flame Retardant Chemicals
3.9 Testing
3.9.1 Testing Goals
3.9.2 Types of Testing
3.10 Industry Environment
3.11 the Negative View of Flame Retardant Chemicals
3.12 U.S. Regulations Restricting Use of Certain Flame Retardants
3.12.1 Epa Guidelines
3.12.2 Toxic Substances Control Act (Tsca)
3.12.3 U.S. Laws
3.12.4 State Laws
3.13 European Restrictions on Flame Retardants
3.13.1 Weee and Rohs
3.13.2 Reach
3.13.3 Pops
3.14 Worldwide Regulations on the Use of Flame Retardants
3.14.1 Asian Regulations
3.15 Significant Organizations Regulating Fire Control
3.15.1 National Institute of Standards and Technology (Nist)
3.15.2 International Code Council (Icc) and the International Building Code (Ibc)
3.15.3 U.S. Federal Aviation Regulations
3.15.4 Upholstery Regulation
3.15.5 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (Niosh)
3.15.6 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Osha)
3.15.7 Role of Non-Federal Agencies
3.15.8 Other Organizations of Interest
3.16 Major Consumer Industries
3.17 Major Producers of Flame Retardant Chemicals
Chapter 4 Market Trends
4.1 Classification of Flame Retardant Materials
4.2 Polymer Materials Used in Flame Retardant
4.3 Properties of Flame Retardant Chemical Market
4.4 Drivers and Challenges of Flame Retardant Chemical Market
4.5 Drivers
4.6 Challenges
4.7 Covid-19 Impact
4.8 Russia-Ukraine War Impact
Chapter 5 Market Breakdown by Type of Flame Retardant Chemical
5.1 Chemicals That Are Flame Retardant
5.2 Aluminum Trihydrate
5.2.1 Bauxite/Aluminum Trihydrate Sources
5.2.2 Aluminum Trihydrate Grades
5.2.3 Market for Aluminum Trihydrate Flame Retardants
5.3 Antimony Oxide
5.3.1 Sources of Antimony Oxide
5.4 Bromine-Based Compounds
5.4.1 Types of Bromine-Based Flame Retardants
5.4.2 Market for Bromine-Based Flame Retardants
5.5 Chlorine-Based Flame Retardant Compounds
5.5.1 Chlorine-Based Flame Retardant Properties
5.5.2 Sources of Chlorine
5.5.3 Chlorine-Based Flame Retardant Types
5.5.4 Dechlorane Plus
5.5.5 Market for Chlorine-Based Flame Retardants
5.6 Magnesium Hydroxide
5.6.1 Magnesium Hydroxide Properties
5.6.2 Sources of Magnesium Hydroxide
5.6.3 Magnesium Hydroxide Grades
5.6.4 Magnesium Hydroxide as a Flame Retardant Market
5.7 Melamine-Based Flame Retardants
5.7.1 Melamine Homologues
5.7.2 Market for Melamine Fire Retardants
5.8 Phosphorus-Based Flame Retardants
5.8.1 Phosphates
5.8.2 Phosphonates and Phosphinates
5.8.3 Red Phosphorus
5.8.4 Ammonium Polyphosphate
5.8.5 Market for Phosphorus-Based Flame Retardants
5.9 Other Flame Retardants
5.9.1 Boron-Based Fire Retardants
5.9.2 Molybdenum-Based Fire Retardants
5.9.3 Nanocomposite Flame Retardant Chemicals
5.9.4 in Situ Polymerization
5.9.5 Graphite-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals
5.9.6 Dust-Free Sustainable Polymeric Flame Retardant Systems
5.9.7 Market for Other Flame Retardant Chemicals
Chapter 6 Market Breakdown by Application
6.1 Products That Are Smoke and Flame Retarded
6.2 Plastics
6.2.1 Flame Retardant Methods Used for Plastics
6.2.2 Flame Retardants Used in Plastics
6.2.3 Forecast for Flame Retardant Chemicals in Plastics
6.3 Textiles
6.3.1 Textile Classifications
6.3.2 Types of Textiles
6.3.3 Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Textiles Global Market
6.4 Wood/Paper
6.4.1 Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals in Wood/Paper
6.5 Coatings/Paints
6.5.1 Flame Retardant Chemicals in Coatings/Paints Market
6.6 Coatings/Construction
6.6.1 Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals in Coatings/Construction
6.7 Coatings for Decorations
6.7.1 Flame Retardant Chemicals in Coatings for Decorations Market
Chapter 7 Patent Review/ New Developments
7.1 Patent Activity
7.2 Other Recent Developments
7.2.1 Basf and Thor GmbH
7.2.2 Lg Chem Fr Plastics
7.2.3 Imerys Imershield
7.2.4 Samyang T-Fr Pc
7.2.5 Huber Acquire Magnifin
7.2.6 Dow Polyfr
7.2.7 Lanxess
7.2.8 Albemarle
7.2.9 Icl
7.2.10 Basf
7.2.11 Fire Retardant Gels
7.2.12 Carbon Nanotubes (Cnts)
7.2.13 Nanocoating Comprised of Positively Charged Chitosan (Ch) and Anionic Poly (Vinyl Sulfonic Acid Sodium Salt)
7.2.14 Clay, Crab Shells, and Dna-Based “Green” Fire Retardants
7.2.15 Bio-Inspired Coatings on Flexible Polyurethane Foam
7.2.16 Ocean Bacteria Produce Flame Retardants
7.2.17 Basf Ultramid A3U42G6 Halogen-Free Flame Retardant
7.2.18 Sony Launches Outside Sales of Sorplas Flame Retardant Recycled Plastic Material
7.2.19 Researchers Create Dairy-Based Flame Retardant
7.2.20 U.S. Navy's Introduction of Flame Retardant Uniforms
7.2.21 Nontoxic Synthetic Polydopamine Fire Retardant
7.2.22 Graphene Fire Retardant
7.2.23 New Fire-Resistant Coating to Prevent Failure in Steel Building Fires
Chapter 8 Company Profiles
8.1 Top Three Tier-One Companies
  • Albemarle Corp.
  • Israel Chemicals Ltd.
  • Lanxess AG
  • Tier Two Companies
  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Arkema Sa
  • Basf
  • Clariant Specialty Chemicals
  • Daihachi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Dover Chemical Corp.
  • Huber Engineered Materials
  • Imerys
  • Kyowa Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Nyacol Nano Technologies Inc.
  • Sherwin-Williams Co.
  • Solvay Group
  • Tor Specialty Minerals
  • Velsicol Chemical LLC
  • Miscellaneous Flame Retardant Companies
  • Apexical Inc.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Co.
  • Italmatch Chemicals Spa
  • Nabaltec
  • Nihon Seiko Ltd.
  • Sakamoto Yakuhin Kogyo Co. Ltd.
  • Spartan Flame Retardants
  • Tateho Chemical Industries Co. Ltd.
  • Other Organizations
  • Azonetwork UK Ltd.
  • Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Flame Retardants-Online
  • International Organization of Fire and Rescue Services
  • Japan Fire Retardant Association (Jfra)
List of Tables
Summary Table: Global Consumption of Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 1: Additives/Modifiers to Control Burning
Table 2: Flame Retardants and Generally Accepted Mechanisms of Control
Table 3: Additive/Modifiers to Control Burning
Table 4: Representative Synergistic Flame Retardant Combinations
Table 5: Flame Retardant Chemicals and Their Applications
Table 6: Common Classification System for Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 7: Leading Causes of U.S. Residential Fires
Table 8: Goals of Simulated Fire Conditions Tests
Table 9: Oxygen Indices of Some Common Materials
Table 10: Cone Calorimetry Parameters and Values
Table 11: UL-94 Burn Test Ratings
Table 12: NFPA Guidelines and Standards
Table 13: Agencies Involved in Establishing Flame Retardant and Protective Standards
Table 14: ASTM Standards Applicable to the Flame Retardant Industry
Table 15: Global Market Shares of Major Consumers of Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, 2021
Table 16: Types of Polymer Materials Used in Flame Retardants
Table 17: Flame Retardants Used for Cable Compounds
Table 18: Chemicals Generally Used as Flame Retardants
Table 19: Significant Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 20: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 21: Global Consumption of Aluminum Trihydrate Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 22: Global Market for Aluminum Trihydrate Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 23: Global Market for Aluminum Trihydrate Flame Retardant, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 24: Global Consumption of Antimony Oxide Fire Retardants, Through 2027
Table 25: Global Market for Antimony Oxide Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 26: Global Market for Antimony Oxide Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 27: Types of Aromatic Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Compounds
Table 28: Significant Aromatic Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Compounds
Table 29: Significant Types of Aliphatic Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Compounds
Table 30: Typical Loading of Brominated Flame Retardant Chemicals in Plastics
Table 31: Global Consumption of Bromine Fire Retardants, Through 2027
Table 32: Global Market for Bromine Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 33: Global Market for Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2027
Table 34: Global Consumption of Chlorine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 35: Global Market for Chlorine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 36: Global Market for Chlorine-Based Flame Retardants, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 37: Global Consumption of Magnesium Hydroxide Fire Retardants Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 38: Global Market for Magnesium Hydroxide Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 39: Global Market for Magnesium Hydroxide Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 40: Common Melamine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 41: Global Consumption of Melamine-Based Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 42: Global Market for Melamine-Based Flame Retardants, Through 2027
Table 43: Global Market for Melamine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 44: Global Consumption of Phosphorus-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 45: Global Market for Phosphorus-Based Fire Retardants, Through 2027
Table 46: Global Market for Phosphorus-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End-Use, Through 2027
Table 47: Global Consumption of Other Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 48: Global Market for Other Flame Retardant Chemicals, Through 2027
Table 49: Global Market for Other Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, Through 2027
Table 50: Major Markets Using Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 51: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, Through 2027
Table 52: Methods of Fabricating Flame Retardant Polymers
Table 53: Criteria for Selecting Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 54: Types of Plastic That Use Flame Retardant Chemicals
Table 55: Flame Retardants Use in Plastics, 2021
Table 56: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Plastics, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 57: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Textiles, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 58: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Wood/Paper, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 59: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Coatings/Paints, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 60: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Coatings/Construction, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 61: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals Used in Coatings for Decorations, by Chemical Type, Through 2027
Table 62: List of Applicable U.S. Patents
Table 63: Company’s Major Flame Retardant Product Lines
Table 64: Albemarle Corporation Financial Performance, Through 2021
Table 65: ICL Group Financial Performance, Through 2021
Table 66: LANXESS’s Major Flame Retardant Product Lines
Table 67: LANXESS Financial Performance, Through 2021
Table 68: Flame Retardant Products of Clariant Specialty Chemicals
Table 69: Flame Retardant Products of Dover Chemicals Corporation
Table 70: Solvay’s Financial Performance, Through 2021
Table 71: TOR Specialty Minerals Flame Retardant Product Portfolio

List of Figures
Summary Figure: Global Consumption of Flame Retardant Chemicals, 2021-2027
Figure 1: Global Market Shares of Major Consumers of Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, 2021
Figure 2: Classification of Flame Retardant Additives Based on Process
Figure 3: Classification of Flame Retardant
Figure 4: Properties of Flame Retardant Chemicals
Figure 5: Drivers and Challenges of Flame Retardant Chemicals Market
Figure 6: Fire Accident in India
Figure 7: Bio-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals
Figure 8: COVID-19 Impact on Construction Industry
Figure 9: Impact of Russia-Ukraine War
Figure 10: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Chemical Type, 2021-2027
Figure 11: Reactions of Antimony Trioxide with Halogens
Figure 12: Global Market for Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 13: Global Market for Melamine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 14: Global Market for Other Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 15: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, 2021-2027
Figure 16: Albemarle Corporation Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 17: ICL Group Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 18: LANXESS Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 19: Arkema Inc.- Revenue, 2019-2021
Figure 20: Solvay’s Revenue Share, by Segment, 2021
Summary Figure: Global Consumption of Flame Retardant Chemicals, 2021-2027
Figure 1: Global Market Shares of Major Consumers of Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, 2021
Figure 2: Classification of Flame Retardant Additives Based on Process
Figure 3: Classification of Flame Retardant
Figure 4: Properties of Flame Retardant Chemicals
Figure 5: Drivers and Challenges of Flame Retardant Chemicals Market
Figure 6: Fire Accident in India
Figure 7: Bio-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals
Figure 8: COVID-19 Impact on Construction Industry
Figure 9: Impact of Russia-Ukraine War
Figure 10: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Chemical Type, 2021-2027
Figure 11: Reactions of Antimony Trioxide with Halogens
Figure 12: Global Market for Bromine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 13: Global Market for Melamine-Based Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 14: Global Market for Other Flame Retardant Chemicals, by End Use, 2021-2027
Figure 15: Global Market for Flame Retardant Chemicals, by Application, 2021-2027
Figure 16: Albemarle Corporation Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 17: ICL Group Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 18: LANXESS Revenue Share, by Business Segment, 2021
Figure 19: Arkema Inc.- Revenue, 2019-2021
Figure 20: Solvay’s Revenue Share, by Segment, 2021

Executive Summary

This is the most recent year for which data are available from this source. Thousands of people died worldwide as a result of these fires.

These statistics do not include the loss of life associated with fire personnel, the secondary loss to businesses due to downtime and inconvenience, and the impact these fires have on insurance premiums to all consumers. The loss of life, injuries, and property damage would increase dramatically if products were not manufactured with flame retardant chemicals.

Companies Mentioned

  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Albemarle Corp.
  • Apexical Inc.
  • Arkema Sa
  • Azonetwork UK Ltd.
  • Basf
  • Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Clariant Specialty Chemicals
  • Daihachi Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Dover Chemical Corp.
  • Dow Chemical Co.
  • E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Co.
  • Flame Retardants-Online
  • Huber Engineered Materials
  • International Organization of Fire and Rescue Services
  • Israel Chemicals Ltd.
  • Italmatch Chemicals Spa
  • Japan Fire Retardant Association (Jfra)
  • Kyowa Chemical Industry Co. Ltd.
  • Lanxess AG
  • Nabaltec
  • Nihon Seiko Ltd.
  • Nyacol Nano Technologies Inc.
  • Sakamoto Yakuhin Kogyo Co. Ltd.
  • Sherwin-Williams Co.
  • Solvay Group
  • Spartan Flame Retardants
  • Tateho Chemical Industries Co. Ltd.
  • Velsicol Chemical LLC