Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market: By End-user (food & beverage, construction, pharmaceutical, pulp & paper, oil & gas, others); By Application (drilling, detergents, hair color, ice cream, toothpastes, instant tattoo, others); By Geography - Forecast (2018-2023)

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Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose commercially known as SCMC is a consolidant, all-purpose adhesive, and sizing agent. Due to its diversified usage the sales of SCMC has grown over the years. The global SCMC Market is $2.03B in 2017 and is estimated to grow at CAGR of 2.7% during 2018-2023. By application food & beverages hold the highest market share and generated revenue of $480.7M in 2017 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 3.4%.

What is Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose?
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose is tasteless, odorless and non-toxic white powder or micro yellow fibrous in pure state. It is a polyionic cellulose compound and also a natural polymer derivative which is easily soluble in hot and cold water. It has very valuable and unusual chemical and physical properties which include thickening and emulsifying properties, as well as being difficult to get bad and being physiologically harmless. It is a natural polymer derivative with wide application.

What are the major applications for Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose?
Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose is most widely used in construction industry, toothpastes, detergents, ice creams, mining, textile design, hair color, henna, instant tattoos, ceramics, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, paints, oil gas, and paper because of its high viscosity, good acid resistance and salt resistance, and water preservation

Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market
Market Research and Market Trends of Sodium Carboxymethyl cellulose
  • Toothpaste manufacturers are now using the combination of CMC (carboxymethyl cellulose) and HEC (hydroxyethyl cellulose) in the high salt toothpastes to enhance the performance and also help in increasing the shelf-life of the toothpaste.
  • SCMC is now used in floor production of cake fillings, moon cake, pastry, in bread production, and in drink production for the fresh effect, to reduce the water loss, and for the long preservation. Adding SCMC to these foods helps them to improve the taste, increase heat capacity and also some other characteristics.
  • Increasing demand for cosmetics and personal care products from applications that’s include hair care, oral care and make up products is driving the market for SCMC.
  • Bioengineered carboxymethyl cellulose-doxorubicin is now been used as a topical chemotherapy for melanoma skin cancer. This prodrug composed of CMC and DOX is offering promising results for skin disease applications associated with melanoma.

Who are the Major Players in Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose?
The companies referred in the market research report includes The Dow chemical company, Ashland Inc, CP kelco, Daicel corp, Akzo nobel, DKS Co ltd, Ugur seluloz kimya A.S.

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