Market Outlook

Globally, the growing consumption of personal care and cosmetic products has increased the demand for arachidyl behenate. Arachidyl behenate is an ester of arachidyl alcohol and behenic acid and can be further classified as a wax ester. It is used as an emollient, in skin conditioning and to control viscosity. Considering the properties and functions of arachidyl behenate, it is extensively used in the cosmetics industry. Arachidyl behenate is also referred to as icosyldocosanoat, docosanoic acid, eicosyl ester and behenic acid arachidyl ester. The arachidyl behenate market is expected to register significant growth in tandem with the growth of the cosmetics market. At present, the demand for arachidyl behenate from cosmetic products is high in China and the United States, but it is gradually expanding to other regions of the world as well.

Arachidyl Behenate and Cosmetics Industry

Arachidyl behenate finds extensive applications in the cosmetic industry as a viscosity controlling agent, an emulsifying agent, an emollient and a surfactant. Considering these extensive uses of arachidyl behenate in the manufacturing of cosmetic products and personal care products such as skin conditioners and moisturizers, the market is slated to witness strong demand in the coming years. Arachidyl behenate converts two immiscible liquids to a homogeneous solution and thereby stabilizes the solution. This is among the key properties of the compound, which contributes to its extensive use in the cosmetic industry. The market is pegged to have enormous potential for growth during the forecast period.

Global Arachidyl Behenate Market: Segmentation

On the basis of function, the global arachidyl behenate market has been segmented as:

  • Surfactant
  • Emollient
  • Emulsifier
  • Acid

On the basis of end use, the global arachidyl behenate market has been segmented as:

  • Cosmetic industry
  • Cleansers and detergent industry
  • Personal care 

Global Arachidyl Behenate Market: Market Participants

Some of the key players, including manufacturers and suppliers, identified in the arachidyl behenate market include Alzo International Incorporated, Aurora Fine Chemicals LLC, ChemTik, Debye Scientific Co., Ltd., Alfa Chemistry, Chemieliva Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, Finetech Industry Limited and AHH Chemical Co., Ltd. Among these, some manufacturers and industrialists are keen to manufacture arachidyl behenate for the cosmetics industry.

  • Around the globe, few manufacturers of arachidyl behenate exist, when compared with the demand, which is quite high considering the use of arachidyl behenate in personal care or cosmetic products. Thus, arachidyl behenate producers are pegged to have noteworthy opportunities in terms of market growth

Opportunities for Market Participants:

Urbanization has led to an increase in consciousness regarding personal care and grooming among the population and people, globally, are searching for new and better cosmetic products to enhance their appearance. Thus, the demand for cosmetics has been increasing around the globe, which is in turn surging the demand for arachidyl behenate. In addition, arachidyl behenate finds application as an emollient, a surfactant and an emulsifier in soaps and detergents. With growth of cosmetic products around the world, arachidyl behenate manufacturers with a strong base stand to reap benefits over the forecast period.

Global Arachidyl Behenate: Regional Outlook

Arachidyl behenate witnesses high demand around the globe, due to its growing application in cosmetic products. Globally, in terms of manufacturing base, the U.S. and China are prominent regions in the arachidyl behenate market. In some parts of North America, arachidyl behenate is also extensively used in the manufacturing of health care products.  Thus, the demand for arachidyl behenate in the region has been witnessing an upward trend. In Asia Pacific, the increasing demand for arachidyl behenate in cosmetic and personal care products has contributed to the positive growth of the arachidyl behenate market. In the Middle East, the demand for cosmetics is high whereas in Africa, the demand is relatively low, due to a lack of suburbanization.

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