Nonylphenol Market – Global Industry Analysis, Forecast 2013 – 2019

Nonylphenol1Nonylphenol is a viscous liquid, soluble in oil and organic solvents and insoluble in water. Nonylphenol is used mainly for the production of non-ionic surfactants. It is also used in production of phenolic resins and epoxy. It is used as a supplement for greases, for production of agro-chemicals and in the tyre industry. Nonylphenols are used in industrial and domestic cleaning chemicals, textile and leather processing, cosmetics, paints, metal cutting, pulp and paper industry, agricultural products and in the plastics industry.

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Nonylphenol salts of Barium as well as calcium have application as heat stabilizers in plastic. Nonylphenol phosphate esters are used to retard flame. Nonylphenol is raw material for Nonlyphenol ethoxylate which is used in Surfactants. United States, Europe, China and Japan are among the largest manufacturers of Nonylphenol. European countries have decreased their production due to NP being hazardous substance.

China is expected to drive the growth of Nonylphenol market in the near future on account of the growing population and acceptance by various industries like textiles and leather, polymers and metals. There is decreasing trend of demand in Europe due to its involvement in list A priority hazardous substance by REACH. In addition to this growing innovation in Nonylphenols, production is expected to open new opportunities for the market.

Some of the key players in NonylPhenol market are Sasol Germany GmbH, Polimeri Europe, Synteza, Hangzhou Ruijiang Chemical Co., Ltd., and Dow chemical.