The Stearic Acid Market Research Report provides forecast and estimates for each application in terms of Market Size, Share, Trend & Growth during the study period Upto 2021.

Stearic acid is a solid wax like long chain of saturated fatty acid. It is usually found more in animal fat than in vegetable fat. It primarily occurs as a mixed triglyceride which is colourless and completely insoluble in water. Commercial stearic acid is composed of equal amounts of natural stearic acid and palmitic acids. Stearic acid when used in cosmetics, plays the role of hardener or thickener.

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Stearic acid is used in making various essential items like skin cleansers, cosmetics, shaving soaps, candles, lubricants and pharmaceuticals. It can act a surfactant and softening agent. Because it is inexpensive and benign, there are various derived uses of stearic acid. Some of its niche uses include making plaster castings and molds from clay, lead acid batteries.

Depending on its area of application, Owing to high-expected growth of developing economies and increasing consumer demand for automobiles and personal care products, the stearic acid market is expected to remain strong in near future. The increasing demand for oil and gas industry, plastics and coating products will drive its growth. However, due to its toxicity and carcinogenic properties, the growth of stearic acid market may get hampered.

Major player assessed in the report are :
– P&G Chemicals
– The Chemical Associates
– Croda International Jarchem Industries
– Nissan Chemicals
– More

Geographically, this market has been segmented into regions such as North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and the Middle East & Africa. The study details country-level aspects based on each segment and gives estimates in terms of market size.

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Stearic Acid By Application :
– Soaps And Detergents
– Intermediates
– Personal Care
– Rubber Processing
– Textile
– Lubricants
– Others

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