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Global Green Chelating Agents Market 2017-2021

About Green Chelating Agents

Chelating agents are substances that remove ions from a solution system, without reacting with it. They are also known as sequestering agents or complexing agents. Chelating agents are used as scale inhibitors and in cleaning products. The agents bind to ions of calcium, magnesium, iron, and other metals. The result of using chelating agents is to increase the cleaning performance.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global green chelating agents market to grow at a CAGR of 5.78% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global green chelating agents market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of green chelating agents.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Europe
  • North America
  • ROW
Technavio's report, Global Green Chelating Agents Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • AkzoNobel
  • BASF
  • Dow Chemical
  • Kemira
  • NIPPON SHOKUBAI
Other prominent vendors
  • Anil Bioplus
  • Innospec
  • Jungbunzlauer Suisse
Market driver
  • Strict water resources and environment protection laws
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Not efficient enough for commercially important ions
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Declining consumption of phosphate-based builders
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Green Chelating Agents Market 2017-2021

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global green chelating agents market: AkzoNobel, BASF, Dow Chemical, Kemira, and NIPPON SHOKUBAI

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Anil Bioplus, Innospec, and Jungbunzlauer Suisse

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The green chelating agents market is dominated by many conglomerates such as AkzoNobel, BASF, Dow Chemical, Kemira, and NIPPON SHOKUBAI. They are consolidating the industry. Due to their strong financial advantage over small- and medium-sized competitors, they are investing substantially in R&D and marketing. We expect market consolidation, as the major vendors in the market are likely to acquire smaller players or form strategic alliances with them. The key vendors have patented proprietary products that give them a first mover advantage. For instance, GLDA is marketed by AkzoNobel as Dissolvine.”

According to the report, most traditional chelating agents such as EDTA are poorly biodegradable. These chelating agents do not get absorbed in the soil surface in the environment. These chelating agents even resist degradation in activated sludge in wastewater treatment plants. Owing to this poor biodegradability combined with high water solubility, traditional chelators such as DTPA, EDTA, HEDTA, and organophosphates are readily released into the environment and have been detected in the rivers and lakes as well as in make-up water processed for drinking water.

Further, the report states that although, conventionally used chelating agents such as aminopolycarboxylic acids and other organophosphates pose environmental threats, the performance of green chelating agents is incomparable with them. For instance, when sodium gluconate is used as a chelating agent instead of EDTA, the concentration of sodium gluconate to be used is much higher than the concentration of EDTA used for the same purpose. The low efficacy of green chelating agents is attributed to their lower stability compared with the conventionally used chelating agents, which offer high stability and integrity.

Companies Mentioned

AkzoNobel, BASF, Dow Chemical, Kemira, NIPPON SHOKUBAI, Anil Bioplus, Innospec, Jungbunzlauer Suisse.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Outlook
  • Market landscape
    • Table Global green chelating agents market
    • Table Global green chelating agents market by type
    • Table Global green chelating agents market by application
    • Table Global green chelating agents market by geography
    • Global green chelating agents market
      • Table Global green chelating agents market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global green chelating agents market 2016-2021
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Global green chelating agentss market by type
      • Table Global green chelating agents market by type 2016 and 2021
    • Global sodium gluconate market
      • Table Global sodium gluconate market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global sodium gluconate market 2016-2021
    • Global EDDS, GLDA, IDS, and MGDA market
      • Table Global EDDS, GLDA, IDS, and MGDA market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global EDDS, GLDA, IDS, and MGDA market 2016-2021
    • Global glucoheptonate market
      • Table Global glucoheptonate market 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global glucoheptonate market 2016-2021
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Global green chelating agents market by application
      • Table Global green chelating agents market by application
    • Global green chelating agents market in household and industrial cleaning sector
      • Table Global green chelating agents market in household and industrial cleaning sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global green chelating agents market in household and industrial cleaning sector 2016-2021
    • Global green chelating agents market in water treatment sector
      • Table Global green chelating agents market in water treatment sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global green chelating agents market in water treatment sector 2016-2021
    • Global green chelating agents market in agriculture sector
      • Table Global green chelating agents market in agriculture sector 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global green chelating agents market in agriculture sector 2016- 2021
    • Global green chelating agents market in other sectors
      • Table Global green chelating agents market in other sectors 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Global green chelating agents market in other sectors 2016-2021
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global green chelating agents market by geography
      • Table Global green chelating agents market by geography
    • Green chelating agents market in Europe
      • Table Green chelating agents market in Europe 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Green chelating agents market in Europe 2016-2021
    • Green chelating agents market in North America
      • Table Green chelating agents market in North America 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Green chelating agents market in North America 2016-2021
    • Green chelating agents market in ROW
      • Table Green chelating agents market in ROW 2016 and 2021 ($ millions)
      • Table Market forecast: Green chelating agents market in ROW 2016-2021
  • Market drivers
    • Strict water resources and environment protection laws
    • Reducing threat of biohazard: eco-friendly detergents and cleaners
    • Green chelates, natural agricultural nutrient
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market Challenges
    • Not efficient enough for commercially important ions
      • Table Expected metal chelation capacity
    • High cost of green chelating agents
    • Lack of research on green chelating agents
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Consolidated green chelating agents market
    • Declining consumption of phosphate-based builders
      • Table Consumption of builders by type 2005 and 2015 (%)
    • Silybin emerging as a new iron chelating agent
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key market vendors
      • Table Key vendors in green chelating agents market 2016
    • Other prominent vendors
    • AkzoNobel
      • Table AkzoNobel: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table AkzoNobel: Business segmentation by geography 2015
      • Table AkzoNobel: Green chelating agent products 2016
    • BASF
      • Table BASF: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table BASF: Geographic segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Dow Chemical
      • Table Dow Chemical: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Dow Chemical: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Dow Chemical: Green chelating agents 2016
    • Kemira
      • Table Kemira: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table Kemira: Geographic segmentation by revenue generated through customer location 2015
    • NIPPON SHOKUBAI
      • Table NIPPON SHOKUBAI: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table NIPPON SHOKUBAI: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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