Valley Cottage, NY — 12/29/2017 — Sorbitan is the mixture of isomeric organic compounds which is derived due from the dehydration of sorbitol. Sorbitans are primarily used in the production of surfactants and are majorly used as an important emulsifying agent. The Sorbitan Oleate is an emulsifier and clarification agent in the food preparations such as sugar liquor and juice. The compound belongs to the family of Pentose.
The major industry uses of Sorbitan oleate is intermediates, lubricants and lubricant additives, solvents, and surface active agents. The primary consumer uses of Sorbitan oleate are cleaning and furnishing care products, fabric, textile, and leather products, lubricants, and greases, paper products, and personal care products.
Global Sorbitan oleate Market: Drivers and Restraints
The primary driver of the compound is it is used as the emulsifier in cosmetics and pharmaceutical ointments and creams. These are also used as stabilizers in food products. Sorbitan oleate is a clarification agent and emulsifier agent used mostly in food preparations such as sugar liquor and juice.
The market for Sorbitan oleate is driven by the surging demand for consumer care and personal care products. The compound is derived from the vegetable source. It is oil in emulsifier and is available in liquid form and makes it perfect for use in dispersible bath oils. The compound is also called as a co-emulsifier for manufacturing lotions and other emulsions.
The Sorbitan oleate is used in bathing soaps as an emulsifier and hardener, and it is used for stabilizing oils and water. These are majorly used in natural soaps and handmade soaps.
Another major driver is its use as fragrance ingredient and surfactant. Sorbitan oleate is majorly used in other cosmetic industry, and this includes skin care products, skin cleansing products, moisturizers, and eye makeup, amongst others.
Further, the ingredient being the low hazard to humans. However, the few reactions of the component include organ sensitivity and irritation. The high doses of Sorbitan lead to effect in a liver, and the moderate dose of Sorbitan oleate causes skin irritation.
Global Sorbitan oleate Market: Segmentation
The global Sorbitan oleate market is segmented by function:
The global Sorbitan oleate market is segmented by application into:
Surface Active Agents
Personal Care Products
Global Sorbitan oleate Market: Segmentation Overview
The global Sorbitan oleate market is segmented majorly into two segments namely, by application and by source. By application, the segment is further sub-segmented into industrial and consumer. With the increasing demand for cosmetic and personal care products, there is a surge of the request for Sorbitan oleate.
Global Sorbitan oleate Market: Regional Outlook
The global Sorbitan oleate market is segmented by regions into North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa (MEA), Asia-Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), and Japan. North America is anticipated to be the largest market and is expected to spur during the forecast period. Asia-Pacific is projected to grow at an accelerated rate.
Global Sorbitan oleate Market: Prominent vendors
Few of the prominent players in the global Sorbitan oleate market are Kao Chemicals, Kawaken Fine Chemicals, Burlington Chemical Company, and among others. Few of the strategies adopted by the key players in the market are partnership and collaboration with other operators, expansion into the untapped market, and joint ventures with the organizations in emerging countries to gain the strong foothold in the market.
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