Personal Care and Cosmetics Sector to Spell Growth for the Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Market

In solid and liquid formulations, sodium cocoyl isethionate is extensively utilized as a flexible and gentle main surfactant that produces good and stable lather. It's a biodegradable substance made from fatty acid-rich oils like coconut oil. Sodium cocoyl isethionate comes in a variety of forms, including powders, granules, and needles. For years, sodium cocoyl isethionate has been utilized in light, personal cleansing items with high foaming properties, providing soft cleaning and a pleasant skin feeling after cleansing. Increased demand for surfactants that are free from sulfate in cosmetics and personal care products is driving development of the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market, since sodium cocoyl isethionate is a surfactant that is free from sulfate.

Sodium cocoyl isethionate refers to a gentle chemical compound with excellent foaming, emulsifying, and cleaning characteristics, making it ideal for usage in infant care products such as cleaning bars, wipes, soaps, and shampoos. This factor is likely to bolster growth of the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market in the years to come.

Henan Surface Chemical Industry Co Ltd., Clariant International Ltd., JEEN International Corporation, Huanggang Yongan Pharmaceutical, KIYU New Material Co. Ltd., and Galaxy Surfactants Ltd. are some of the companies in the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market.

The global sodium cocoyl isethionate market was valued at around US$ 140 Mn in 2018, and it is expected to grow at more than 5% CAGR over the forecast period, from 2019 to 2027.


New Joint Ventures and Acquisitions in the Anionic Surfactant Sector to Drive Demand in North America

Considering regions, the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market is classified into the principal regions of Latin America, Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, and North America. Regional classifications are expected to give a better understanding of the market forces at play at the regional scale.

North America is expected to account for more than a third of the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market over the projection period of 2019 to 2027, it is expected to be one of the leading territories. Sodium cocoyl isethionate is produced and consumed in large quantities in the region. The acquisitions in the anionic surfactant sector, establishment of joint ventures, emergence of new manufacturing locations and research and development facilities in North America are driving the sodium cocoyl isethionate market in the region. Sodium cocoyl isethionate is also widely used in Asia Pacific and Europe. The sodium cocoyl isethionate market in Latin America and the Middle East and Africa is considered to be quite modest. However, due to substantial development made in the personal care and cosmetics sector due to various macro-factors such as increase in consumer disposable income, the market in these areas is expected to grow at a modest pace over the forecast period.

Rise in Use in Personal and Cosmetic Products to Drive Demand in the Market

Manufactures of chemical intensified their research and development activities to create mild anionic surfactants with minimal skin irritancy have been a significant driver supporting expansion of the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market in the recent years. As a surfactant, the substance solubilizes oils and lowers surface tension, allowing for a high degree of wettability. It also has a number of benefits, including good mildness and foam, as well as simple compatibility with other anionic tensides. The personal care industry is expected to develop in the near future due to an increase in product demand for different waterless products such as toners, cleansers, and face wash.

Development of the skin care market is likely to be fueled by a rise in the penetration of retail company over the previous few years, aided by the expansion of e-commerce platforms, particularly in China and India. Changing trends in cosmetic, as well as growing need for anti-ageing formulations, are expected to enhance demand for skin care product, propelling the sodium cocoyl isethionate market forward. High manufacturing costs and a scarcity of raw materials, on the other hand, may limit development of the global sodium cocoyl isethionate market in the near future.

The information shared in this review is based on a TMR report, bearing the title, “Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate Market (Type - Needles/Flakes, Powders, and Granules; Application - Hair Care, Skin Care, Oral Care, and Baby Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2019 - 2027”

The global sodium cocoyl isethionate market is segmented based on:


  • Needles/Flakes
  • Powders
  • Granules


  • Hair Care
  • Skin Care
  • Oral Care
  • Baby Care


  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • U.K.
    • Rest of Europe
  • Middle East and Africa
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia & New Zealand
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Rest of Latin America

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