Sodium Chlorite Market Size & Analysis - Forecasts To 2025 By Application (Bleaching Agent, Disinfectant, Antimicrobial Agent, Others); By End-Use (Textile, Paper, Medical, and Water Treatment, Others); By Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, and Middle East & Africa); End-use Landscape; Vendor Landscape and Competitive Landscape - Global Market Estimates
Sodium Chlorite Market Insights
The global sodium chlorite market is expected to be driven by the extensive use of sodium chlorite in water purification systems in industries, hospitals, and city municipal bodies.
Chlorine dioxide finds its minor application in sterilizing red blood cells before transfusion. Similarly, it is also used in weed control applications and whitening paper and textiles as a bleaching agent. Sodium chlorite, when combined with zinc chloride, is used in clinical rinses, mouthwash, and toothpaste.
High demand for chemicals in the treatment of wastewater and water purification applications is projected to boost the demand for sodium chlorite over the forecast period.
Sodium Chlorite Market: Application Insights
The sodium chlorite market is segmented into antimicrobial agent, bleaching agent, and disinfectant amongst others, based on applications.
The bleaching agent segment is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of more than 5% over the forecast period due to its superior oxidizing properties. The increasing use of chlorine dioxide in selective destruction of pathogenic bacteria is likely to drive the overall growth of the market.
Antimicrobial agents are also likely to register a significant growth over the coming years attributing to its growing demand especially in the food processing industry.
Sodium Chlorite is also used as a healing agent and insecticide in hospitals and pest control manufacturing industries. The increasing demand for the chemical as a preservative in the manufacturing of various ointments is expected to boost the market growth.
Sodium Chlorite Market: End-Use Insights
On the basis of end-users, the sodium chlorite market is classified into textile, paper, medical, and water treatment amongst others. The global market is likely to be influenced by increased use of sodium chlorite in healthcare and sanitation industry. Sodium chlorite is used as a disinfectant for sanitizing operation theatres, ICUs, and hospital rooms. In addition, it is used for treating malaria, hepatitis, tuberculosis, arthritis, and HIV/AIDS in the healthcare industry.
The paper industry is projected to grow at a CAGR of more than 7% over the forecast period. This growth is attributed to extensive use of sodium chlorite for on-site production of chlorine dioxide. It is further used as a bleaching agent in paper and straw production. Moreover, increasing demand for the chemical in paper recycling process is expected to propel the market growth.
The chemical finds its application in the food & beverage, poultry, pesticides, electronics, and metal processing industries. It is used as a bleaching and antimicrobial agent in food & beverage industries as well.
Sodium Chlorite Market: Regional Insights
Asia Pacific accounted for the largest market share in global sodium chlorite market in 2016. This growth is attributed to increasing number of pulp & paper industry in the region. Factors such as easy availability of land coupled with low material & labor cost and ideal government regulations are anticipated to increase production of sodium chlorite especially in China. Countries such as the U.S, Australia, and U.K have proved to be the major consumers of sodium chlorite for water purification purposes.
Sodium Chlorite Market: End-Use Landscape
The end-use landscape includes a list of current and prospective consumers prevailing across the regions. This section provides company addresses, contact details, products, and regional presence of companies who are purchasing or are likely to purchase products from the global sodium chlorite market. The major consumers of the product are Weyerhaeuser Corporation., McKesson, and Palomar Medical Center.
Sodium Chlorite Market: Competitive Landscape
Some of the existing players in the global sodium chlorite market include Conier Chem, Alfa Aesar, ABI Chemicals, AngeneChembo Pharma, AOK Chem, Be Pharm, Debyesci, DuPont, Erco Worldwide, Jalor Chem, King Scientific, J and K Industry, OxyChem, Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Sigma Aldrich and Tractus Co Ltd among others.
Please note: This is not an exhaustive list of companies profiled in the report.
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The global sodium chlorite market has been studied from the year 2016 till 2025. However, the CAGR provided in the report is from the year 2017 to 2025. The research methodology involved three stages: Desk research, Primary research, and Analysis & Output from the entire research process.
The desk research involved a robust background study which meant referring to paid and unpaid databases to understand the market dynamics; mapping contracts from press releases; identifying the key players in the market, studying their product portfolio, competition level, annual reports/SEC filings & investor presentations; and learning the demand and supply side analysis for the sodium chlorite market.
The primary research activity included telephonic conversations with more than 50 tier 1 industry consultants, distributors, and end-use product manufacturers.
Finally, based on the above thorough research process, an in-depth analysis was carried out considering the following aspects: market attractiveness, current & future market trends, market share analysis, SWOT analysis of the company’s manufacturing sodium chlorite, and customer analytics.
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