Global Acetyl Acetone (CAS 123-54-6) Market 2023
Market Overview

Acetyl acetone, also known as 2,4-pentanedione, is an organic compound with the formula CH3COCH2COCH3. It serves numerous functions across various industries due largely to its metal-chelating properties.

As a building block in organic synthesis, acetyl acetone forms the basis for pharmaceutical intermediates, vitamins, agrochemicals, and other specialty molecules. It also acts as a polymerization initiator when combined with peroxides, stimulating the production of plastics. Extending the pot life of coatings through controlled curing represents another application area.

According to recent market forecasts, there will be a continued demand growth of 4.1% annually for this versatile ketone until 2029, which is expected to generate an additional revenue of USD 27.3 million during the forecast period. Core drivers center around expanding roles within performance polymers and drug development. Rising standards of living across densely-populated developing regions like Asia have amplified plastic consumption globally. Simultaneously, unprecedented scientific advancement continuously furnishes innovative medicinal pathways relying on tailored feedstock materials.

Within the pharmaceutical sector specifically, continuous innovation introduces new avenues for preventing and treating health conditions. Regions including China, India, and Brazil experiencing accelerated industrialization and expanded access to healthcare likewise stimulate regional market forces. The compounding effects of these macroeconomic shifts underscore persistent opportunities for acetyl acetone engagement across multiple high-value industries.

Market Segmentation

This industry report offers market estimates and forecasts of the global market, followed by a detailed analysis of the process, application, and region.
Process: chemical synthesis, biosynthesis
Application: plastics, pharmaceuticals, chemical intermediates, pesticides, coatings and paints, vitamins, others
Region: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa (MEA), South America

The global market for acetyl acetone can be segmented by process: chemical synthesis, biosynthesis. Acetyl acetone market is further segmented by application: plastics, pharmaceuticals, chemical intermediates, pesticides, coatings and paints, vitamins, others. Acetyl acetone serves as a versatile building block supporting numerous applications across diverse industries. As a precursor to various heterocyclic compounds, it underpins the synthesis of important pharmaceutical, agricultural, and nutrient intermediates.

Within drug development specifically, acetyl acetone derivatives constitute the basis for therapeutics like sulfamethanzine and nicarbazine used to treat bacterial infections and certain cancers. Similarly, related pesticide agents such as sulfamethazine aim to protect global crop yields from harmful microbial threats. The compound also forms the backbone for fat-soluble vitamins fulfilling critical human nutritional needs.

Given its natural chelating properties, acetyl acetone further enables the production of stable metal complexes applied as corrosion inhibitors. The stability and solubility imparted to transition metals find uses safeguarding sensitive industrial assets from oxidative deterioration.

Additionally, when paired with peroxide compounds, acetyl acetone’s radical initiating abilities drive controlled polymerization reactions. This stimulates manufacturing of essential synthetic resins supporting modern infrastructure and consumer goods. Its capability to precisely regulate curing kinetics benefits coating systems requiring strategic formulation.

Based on region, the acetyl acetone market is segmented into: Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa (MEA), South America. Currently, Asia Pacific commands the leading position, driven largely by extensive Chinese manufacturing activities. As the world’s foremost producer and consumer of acetyl acetone, China exemplifies the region’s prominence. Its strategic industry policies and integration within expansive supply chains catering to Asian growth sectors have cemented this dominant positioning. Proximity to concentrated downstream demand clusters in dynamic Asian economies streamlines procurement.

Major Companies and Competitive Landscape

The report also provides a detailed analysis of several leading acetyl acetone market vendors that include Anhui Fubore Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co., Ltd. (Anhui Sealong Biotechnology Co., Ltd.), Daicel Corporation, Hebei Ascend Chemical Co., Ltd., Huzhou Xinaote Pharmaceutical Chemical Co., Ltd. (Zhejiang Huge Leaf Co. Ltd.), Jining Jianbang Chemical Co., Ltd., Liaocheng Junhang Biotech Co., Ltd. (Chiping Huahao Chemical Co., Ltd.), Nouryon Chemicals SA, Quzhou Weirong Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co., Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG, among others. In this report, key players and their strategies are thoroughly analyzed to understand the competitive outlook of the market.

Scope of the Report

To analyze and forecast the market size of the global acetyl acetone market.
To classify and forecast the global acetyl acetone market based on process, application, region.
To identify drivers and challenges for the global acetyl acetone market.
To examine competitive developments such as mergers & acquisitions, agreements, collaborations and partnerships, etc., in the global acetyl acetone market.
To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in the global acetyl acetone market.

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DETAILS

Market Size (2022)

USD 96.2 Million

Base Year

2022

Forecast Year

2023-2029

CAGR (2023-2029)

4.1%

Pages

86

Segments By

Process, Application, Region

Regions Covered

Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, Middle East and Africa (MEA), South America

Key Players

Anhui Fubore Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co. Ltd. (Anhui Sealong Biotechnology Co. Ltd.), Daicel Corporation, Hebei Ascend Chemical Co. Ltd., Huzhou Xinaote Pharmaceutical Chemical Co. Ltd. (Zhejiang Huge Leaf Co. Ltd.), Jining Jianbang Chemical Co. Ltd., Liaocheng Junhang Biotech Co. Ltd. (Chiping Huahao Chemical Co. Ltd.), Nouryon Chemicals SA, Quzhou Weirong Pharmaceutical & Chemical Co. Ltd., Wacker Chemie AG

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