Benzyl Chloride Market Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast by 2031

Benzyl Chloride Market Size and Forecast (2021 - 2031), Global and Regional Share, Trend, and Growth Opportunity Analysis Report Coverage: By Derivative (Benzyl Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Benzyl Alcohol, Benzyl Cyanide, Benzyl Esters, Benzyl Phthalates, and Others), End-Use Industry (Polymers, Personal Care and Cosmetics, Household Products, Pharmaceuticals, Textiles, Agrochemicals, Paints and Coatings, Water Treatment, Oil and Gas, and Others), and Geography

  • Report Code : TIPRE00018235
  • Category : Chemicals and Materials
  • Status : Published
  • No. of Pages : 194
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Benzyl Chloride Market Size, Growth, Share by 2031

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The global benzyl chloride market is projected to reach US$ 670.74 million by 2031 from US$ 457.52 million in 2023. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.9% during 2023–2031. The rising demand from the personal care industry is likely to remain a key trend during the forecast period.

Global Benzyl Chloride Market Analysis

The utilization of benzyl chloride for production of benzyl alcohol significantly drives the market. Benzyl chloride is used as an intermediate or substrate for the production of benzyl alcohol. Benzyl alcohol is a colorless liquid with a pleasant aroma and mild fragrance. It is used as a solvent, preservative, fragrance fixative, and intermediate in coatings, color pastes, construction chemicals, fragrances, cosmetics, adhesives, plastics, textile auxiliaries, and agrochemicals. Benzyl alcohol is a highly valued ingredient in fragrance, perfumery, and personal care & cosmetics industries due to its low volatility and low toxicity. Benzyl alcohol is widely used in various end-use industries and is witnessing massive demand. The rising demand for benzyl chloride for benzyl alcohol production is driving the market growth.

Global Benzyl Chloride Market Overview

Benzyl chloride is utilized in the synthesis of pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides, which are essential for enhancing crop yields and protecting agricultural produce from pests and diseases. With the increasing global demand for food and the growing need to maximize agricultural productivity, the requirement for agrochemicals is on the rise, consequently boosting the demand for benzyl chloride as a key ingredient in their production. Additionally, the expanding chemical industry, driven by economic growth, industrialization, and technological advancements, contributes to the increasing demand for benzyl chloride. As new applications and markets emerge, the demand for benzyl chloride as a versatile chemical intermediate is expected to continue growing.

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Benzyl Chloride Market: Strategic Insights

Benzyl Chloride Market

  • CAGR (2023 - 2031)
    4.9%
  • Market Size 2023
    US$ 457.52 Million
  • Market Size 2031
    US$ 670.74 Million

Market Dynamics

GROWTH DRIVERS
  • Robust Growth of Paints and Coatings Industry
  • Rise in Demand for Benzyl Chloride in Manufacturing Benzyl Alcohol
FUTURE TRENDS
  • Strategic Initiatives by Key Market Players
OPPORTUNITIES
  • Rising Demand from Personal Care Industry

Key Players

  • FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corp
  • Jiangsu Wanlong Chemical Co Ltd
  • Lanxess AG
  • Penta Chemicals Unlimited
  • Tokyo Chemical Industry Pvt Ltd
  • Shimmer Chemicals Pvt Ltd
  • Zhengzhou Meiya Chemical Products Co Ltd
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals Inc
  • Sinochem Holdings Corp Ltd
  • KADILLAC Chemicals Pvt Ltd

Regional Overview

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • South and Central America
  • Middle East and Africa

Market Segmentation

Derivative
  • Benzyl Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzyl Cyanide
  • Benzyl Esters
  • Benzyl Phthalates
End-Use Industry
  • Polymers
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics
  • Household Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Textiles
  • Agrochemicals
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Water Treatment
  • Oil and Gas
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Global Benzyl Chloride Market Drivers and Opportunities

Robust Growth of Paints & Coatings Industry to Favor Market

Benzyl chloride is used as a precursor for various chemicals that act as an intermediate in the production of paints and coatings. It is utilized in the synthesis of benzyl esters and benzyl ethers, which are commonly employed as solvents, plasticizers, and additives to modify the properties of paints and coatings. Benzyl chloride also allows the manufacturing of specialty coatings with unique characteristics such as viscosity, adhesion, durability, and enhanced performance. Thus, the growth of the paints & coatings industry drives the benzyl chloride market

Strategic Initiatives by Key Market Players

Benzyl chloride manufacturers are expanding their production capacities to meet the rising demand from various end-use industries. For instance, in July 2020, Valtris Specialty Chemicals—a US-based manufacturer of specialty chemical additives and precursors—expanded its production capacity of benzyl derivatives, including benzyl chloride and orthochlorobenzyl chloride, in Europe to address the rising demand for benzyl derivatives in cleaning and sanitation products due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Thus, strategic initiatives by key market players are expected to fuel the benzyl chloride market growth during the forecast period.

Global Benzyl Chloride Market Report Segmentation Analysis

Key segments that contributed to the derivation of the global benzyl chloride market analysis are derivative, and end-use industry.

  • Based on derivative, the global benzyl chloride market is segmented into benzyl quaternary ammonium compounds, benzyl alcohol, benzyl cyanide, benzyl esters, benzyl phthalates, and others. The benzyl alcohol segment held the largest market share in 2023.
  • Based on end-use industry, the global benzyl chloride is segmented into polymers, personal care and cosmetics, household products, pharmaceuticals, textiles, agrochemicals, paints and coatings, water treatment, oil and gas, and others. The paints and coatings segment held the largest market share in 2023.

Global Benzyl Chloride Market Share Analysis by Geography

The geographic scope of the global benzyl chloride market report is mainly divided into five regions: North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America.

Asia Pacific dominated the global benzyl chloride market in 2023. The requirement for benzyl chloride has been steadily increasing in Asia Pacific due to the rising demand for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and personal care products. Asia Pacific is experiencing rapid industrialization, leading to an increased need for benzyl chloride in the production of dyes, pharmaceuticals, polymers, and other industrial chemicals. As a versatile chemical intermediate, benzyl chloride finds application in the synthesis of numerous compounds, further boosting its demand across diverse sectors. According to the Invest India report, the Indian pharmaceutical industry ranks third across the world in pharmaceutical production by volume and was valued at US$ 50 billion in 2023. The region also marks the presence of major agrochemical producers such as India, China, and Japan.

Global Benzyl Chloride Market Report Scope

Report Attribute Details
Market size in 2023 US$ 457.52 Million
Market Size by 2031 US$ 670.74 Million
Global CAGR (2023 - 2031) 4.9%
Historical Data 2021-2022
Forecast period 2024-2031
Segments Covered By Derivative
  • Benzyl Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzyl Cyanide
  • Benzyl Esters
  • Benzyl Phthalates
By End-Use Industry
  • Polymers
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics
  • Household Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Textiles
  • Agrochemicals
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Water Treatment
  • Oil and Gas
Regions and Countries Covered North America
  • US
  • Canada
  • Mexico
Europe
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific
  • China
  • India
  • Japan
  • Australia
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific
South and Central America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of South and Central America
Middle East and Africa
  • South Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Rest of Middle East and Africa
Market leaders and key company profiles
  • FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corp
  • Jiangsu Wanlong Chemical Co Ltd
  • Lanxess AG
  • Penta Chemicals Unlimited
  • Tokyo Chemical Industry Pvt Ltd
  • Shimmer Chemicals Pvt Ltd
  • Zhengzhou Meiya Chemical Products Co Ltd
  • Valtris Specialty Chemicals Inc
  • Sinochem Holdings Corp Ltd
  • KADILLAC Chemicals Pvt Ltd
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    Global Benzyl Chloride Market News and Recent Developments

    The global benzyl chloride market is evaluated by gathering qualitative and quantitative data post primary and secondary research, which includes important corporate publications, association data, and databases. A few of the developments in the benzyl chloride market are listed below:

    • Valtris partnered with Barentz as a distribution channel for the US and Canada, recognizing their technical solid capabilities for Mixed Metal Stabilizers, Biocides, Vulcabond bonding agents, and Santicizer products. (Source: Valtris Specialty Chemicals Inc, Company Website/ News Release, 2024)
    • LANXESS acquired Emerald Kalama Chemical. It enables LANXESS to provide flavors and fragrances for the consumer sector, including personal care products, cosmetics, and exclusive fragrances. The new Flavors & Fragrances business unit includes benzyl alcohol. (Source: Lanxess AG, Company Website/ News Release, 2021)

    Global Benzyl Chloride Market Report Coverage and Deliverables

    The “Benzyl Chloride Market Size and Forecast (2021–2031)” report provides a detailed analysis of the market covering below areas:

    • Benzyl chloride market size and forecast at global, regional, and country levels for all the key market segments covered under the scope
    • Benzyl chloride market trends as well as market dynamics such as drivers, restraints, and key opportunities
    • Detailed PEST/Porter’s Five Forces and SWOT analysis
    • Benzyl chloride market analysis covering key market trends, global and regional framework, major players, regulations, and recent market developments
    • Industry landscape and competition analysis covering market concentration, heat map analysis, prominent players, and recent developments for the benzyl chloride market
    • Detailed company profiles
    Report Coverage
    Report Coverage

    Revenue forecast, Company Analysis, Industry landscape, Growth factors, and Trends

    Segment Covered
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    Regional Scope
    Regional Scope

    North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, South & Central America

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    Frequently Asked Questions


    What is the expected CAGR of the benzyl chloride market?

    The benzyl chloride market is expected to register a CAGR of 4.9% during 2023-2031.

    What would be the estimated value of the benzyl chloride market by 2031?

    The benzyl chloride market is estimated to reach US$ 670.74 million by 2031.

    What are the future trends of the benzyl chloride market?

    The rising demand from personal care industry is one of the significant future trends of benzyl chloride market.

    Which region dominated the benzyl chloride market in 2023?

    Asia Pacific dominated the benzyl chloride market in 2023.

    What are the driving factors impacting the benzyl chloride market?

    The robust growth of paints and coatings industry, and rise in demand for benzyl chloride in manufacturing of benzyl alcohol are some of the driving factors positively impacting the benzyl chloride market.

    Which are the leading players operating in the benzyl chloride market?

    FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corp, Jiangsu Wanlong Chemical Co Ltd, Lanxess AG, PENTA SRO, and Valtris Specialty Chemicals Inc, are some of the leading players operating in the benzyl chloride market.

    The List of Companies - Benzyl Chloride Market

    1. FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corp
    2. Jiangsu Wanlong Chemical Co Ltd
    3. Lanxess AG
    4. Penta Chemicals Unlimited
    5. Tokyo Chemical Industry Pvt Ltd
    6. Shimmer Chemicals Pvt Ltd
    7. Zhengzhou Meiya Chemical Products Co Ltd
    8. Valtris Specialty Chemicals Inc
    9. Sinochem Holdings Corp Ltd
    10. KADILLAC Chemicals Pvt Ltd

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