Isodecanol Market Set to Witness an Uptick during 2019-2029

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Isodecanol is a colorless liquid with a mild alcoholic odor. Isodecanol is slightly viscous in nature and insoluble in water. Isodecanol causes serious eye irritation, and is also harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Isodecanol is classified as a moderately hazardous chemical. When Isodecanol is heated for decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes. Isodecanol does not react rapidly with air or with water. Isodecanol is mainly used for surfactant, lubricant esters, synthesize derivatives, polymer additives and others. Owing to such wide range of application of isodecanol, its demand is increasing at a healthy pace.

Isodecanol is also known as 8-methylnonan-1-ol, 8-methyl-1-nonanol and isodecyl alcohol. Isodecanol application includes froth flotation foam modifier, solvent, oiliness additives in lubricants, and fragrance in cosmetics. The main functions of isodecanol is providing fragrance, and act as an additive and lubricant.

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Isodecanol Market: Dynamics

In light of the growing cosmetic industry across the globe, isodecanol market is also growing, owing to major use of isodecanol as a fragrance agent in perfumes or other products in the cosmetics industry.  The various other applications of isodecanol, such as synthesize derivatives, polymer additives, surfactant and others, find widespread use in the chemical industry, as well as other industrial sectors, which is driving the global isodecanol market. Surfactant is also a vital application of isodecanol, which is more utilized in agricultural sector as compared to the other industries. Hence due to the increasing initiatives of governments of various regions in the agriculture sector for enabling farmers to adopt new and advanced technology in order to maximize their yield. Thus the market for isodecanol in agricultural sector is projected to grow at a good pace.

However, the less or limited avaibility of raw material which are necessary for the composition of isodecanol, act as a restraint or a challenge for the growth of isodecanol market.

The prominent manufacturers involved in the production of isodecanol are strongly focusing on the adoption of new technologies, in order to make it more productive and useful for the various end use industries. Manufacturers of isodecanol are utilizing organic as well as inorganic growth strategies to maximize sales and revenues. A well-developed distribution network is also essential for gaining strategic advantage in the isodecanol market.

Isodecanol Market: Regional Outlook

Based on regions, the isodecanol market is anticipated to led by the East Asia region, especially by China and Japan. China captures a significant amount of market shares in terms of revenue and sales, owing to an increasing number of demand and production of isodecanol. Followed by East Asia, South Asia & Pacific is also expected to be a very prominent market for isodecanol in terms of production as well as sales respectively, owing to well-developed chemical industry and increasing adoption of latest technology in this region. Middle East and Africa region is expected to witness moderate growth in the coming years. European region is expected to witness a stable growth in the isodecanol market, due to growing number of manufacturer and distributors of isodecanol in this region. North America is anticipated a stagnant growth in the isodecanol market, owing to the growing demand of isodecanol and rising number of end use industries in this region.

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Isodecanol Market: Market Participants

Examples of some of the market participants identified in the Isodecanol market include,

  • Sasol Limited
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Jarchem Industries Inc
  • New Japan Chemical Co
  • Kokyu Alcohol Kogyo
  • Kisco Ltd.
  • Evonik Industries

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