ALBANY, New York, March 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Owing to use in a number of end-use industries, the global glycolic acid market is set to grow at a significant pace. Applications of glycolic acid include electronics, personal care products, cleaning agents, and leather dying and tanning. It is also used in food preservation and processing, and in the oil and gas industry.
Transparency Market Research notes, "The personal care and cosmetics segment will demonstrate noteworthy growth over the stated forecast period due to massive increase in its use in skincare products. Besides, pharmaceutical industry is using glycolic acid to come up with formulations that treat skin diseases. Another area that the manufacturers will keep a keen eye on is the textile industry."
Key Findings of the Global Glycolic Acid Market Study
Leather dying and tanning segment to show moderate growth owing to use in deliming process, reducing operation time and improving grain quality
Personal care segment to grow exponentially over the forecast period owing to extensive use in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals as it helps in exfoliating and preventing ageing of skin
Asia Pacificto remain a highly lucrative region for market players owing to growth in disposable income of people in region
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Global Glycolic Acid Market: Key Driving Factors
Certain trends are particularly impactful in terms of driving the glycolic acid market on an upward growth curve. Besides, there are other factors such as certain derivers that are contributing positively to the growth of global glycolic acid market. Some of the prominent factors, as identified by Transparency Market Research, are outlined below:
Biocidal agents are making in-roads into the global glycolic acid market owing to growth in demand for eco-friendly cleaning agents, which are replacing mineral-acid variants at a tremendous pace
In tissue engineering, opportunities are arising as need for innovative biomaterials increases, particularly in producing scaffolds (regenerative medicine)
Increase in demand for orthopedic screws, prostheses, and suture threads, etc. is also leading to creation of growth avenues in healthcare for market players
As screen time increases for people across the globe, digital pollution and its harmful effects catch on swiftly, leading to demand for glycolic acid based skin care products - that can prevent the skin from premature ageing
Key Impediments for Global Glycolic Acid Market Players
Certain restraints are set to impact growth in global glycolic acid market. One of these includes hazards of using high concentration products that can sometimes lead to redness, irritation, and burns. In certain facial treatments, for 10-15 days, the skin is marked with visible burns. This factor leads people to opt for alternate treatments.
Global Glycolic Acid Market: Region-wise Analysis
Asia Pacific to be at the forefront of growth owing to increase in disposable income, helping improve purchasing power, and a large number of consumer pool
Additionally, rapid industrialization is leading to demand for hard surface cleaners; mild odor, good solubility, and less toxicity are also contributing to growth in demand for glycolic acid cleaners in the region
The Asia Pacific region is witnessing growth in leather industry, which uses glycolic acid as a dying and tanning agent; increase in investment will also help the regional market chart a higher trajectory
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Transparency Market Research notes that the global glycolic acid market is quite consolidated with key players holding more than half of the total market share. This makes entering the market a challenging endeavor for new players.
Prominent players in the global glycolic acid market that are profiled by Transparency Market Research include the Chemours Company, Phibro Animal Health Corporation, CABB Group GmbH, China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC), Shandong Xinhua Pharmaceutical Co.Ltd., CrossChem LP, Avid Organics, Zhonglan Industry Co., Ltd., Water Chemical Co., Ltd, Hebei Chengxin Co., Ltd., and Hefei TNJ Chemical, among others.
It is noted that collaborations and mergers are key strategies of growth for major players. Most of these are also focusing massively on opportunities arising from the textile industry.
Transparency Market Research has segmented the global Glycolic Acid market report based on grade, application, and region.
Glycolic Acid Market, by Grade
Glycolic Acid ≤68%
Glycolic Acid 70%
Glycolic Acid ≥99%
Glycolic Acid Market, by Application
Personal Care & Cosmetics
Others (including Nail Care and Dental Care)
Plant Growth Stimulation
Food Flavoring & Preservation
Polyglycolic Acid (PGA) Manufacturing
Oil & Gas
Leather Dyeing & Tanning
Others (including Biomedical & Drug Delivery and Gas Barrier Packaging)
Glycolic Acid Market, by Region
Russia & CIS
Rest of Europe
Rest of Asia Pacific
Rest of Latin America
Middle East & Africa
Rest of Middle East & Africa
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