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Specialty Chemicals Update Program

Cosmetic Chemicals

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Abbreviation8
Executive summary11
Summary12
Introduction14
Overview of the cosmetics industry15
World15
Cosmetic markets15
Product segmentation16
Trends16
North America18
Market size and growth18
Major cosmetic and toiletry companies21
Participants21
Recent acquisitions and divestitures22
Industry trends24
South America25
Argentina26
Brazil27
Other South America29
Western Europe29
Market size and growth29
Market size29
Market growth31
Major cosmetic companies32
Industry trends33
Central and Eastern Europe35
Market size and growth35
Market size35
Market growth35
Major cosmetic companies35
Japan36
Market size and growth36
Manufacturing38
Major cosmetic companies38
Retail markets40
China40
Market size and growth40
Major cosmetic companies41
Industry trends43
India44
Market size and growth44
Major cosmetic companies45
South Korea45
Market size and growth45
Major cosmetic companies46
Thailand46
Market size and growth46
Major cosmetic companies47
Other Asia47
Market size and growth47
Major cosmetic companies49
Overview of the cosmetic chemicals industry51
World51
Structure of the industry51
Major producers51
Operating characteristics52
Research and development52
Manufacturing53
Marketing53
Cost structure55
Trends and opportunities56
Critical factors for success58
North America59
Structure of the industry59
Company profiles62
Ashland Inc.62
The Dow Chemical Company63
Government regulations63
Western Europe65
Structure of the industry65
Company profile—BASF SE (Germany)69
Government regulations70
Cosmetics directive70
Labeling71
Safety71
Japan71
Industry structure71
Company profiles72
ICHIMARU PHARCOS Co., Ltd.72
Nikko Chemicals Group72
Government regulations73
Regulation concerning Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)73
Other labeling requirements73
Nanomaterial concerns74
China74
Industry structure74
Manufacturing75
Company profile—Guangzhou Tinci Material Technology Co., Ltd.75
Government regulations75
Cosmetic chemical products and functions77
Emollients and moisturizers77
Amino acids and polypeptides78
Esters, fatty acids, and fatty alcohols78
Hydrocarbons79
Lanolin and derivatives79
Polyols79
Silicones79
Triglycerides80
Other80
Surfactants80
Primary surfactants81
Auxiliary surfactants82
Emulsifiers82
Refatting agents82
Substantivity agents83
Thickening agents83
Cellulose ethers83
Natural gums84
Polyacrylates84
Silicas and silicates84
Other thickening agents84
Colors and pearlescent pigments85
Carriers85
Preservatives86
Single-use additives88
Antidandruff agents88
Antiperspirants and deodorants88
Hair conditioning polymers and silicone fluids88
Hair setting resins89
Sunscreens90
Other actives and cosmeceuticals90
Cosmetic chemical products in North America92
Overview92
Emollients and moisturizers93
Consumption93
Market participants94
Prices95
Surfactants96
Consumption96
Market participants98
Prices99
Future trends and strategic issues99
Thickening agents 100
Consumption 100
Market participants 101
Prices 102
Colors and pearlescent pigments 102
Consumption 102
Market participants 103
Prices 104
Carriers 104
Consumption 104
Market participants 105
Prices 105
Preservatives 105
Consumption 105
Market participants 108
Prices 109
Single-use additives 109
Hair conditioning polymers 109
Consumption 109
Market participants 110
Prices 111
Hair setting resins 111
Consumption 111
Market participants 112
Prices 112
Sunscreen chemicals 112
Consumption 112
Market participants 115
Prices 116
Antiperspirants and deodorants 116
Consumption 116
Market participants 117
Prices 117
Antidandruff agents 117
Consumption 117
Market participants 118
Prices 118
Other 119
Consumption 119
Market participants 120
Prices121
Cosmetic chemical products in Brazil122
Consumption122
Market participants123
Industry trends124
Cosmetic chemical products in Western Europe125
Overview125
Emollients, filmformers, and moisturizers 125
Consumption 125
Market participants 127
Prices 131
Surfactants 132
Consumption 132
Market participants 134
Prices 137
Thickening agents 137
Consumption 137
Market participants 138
Prices 141
Colors and pearlescent pigments 141
Consumption 141
Market participants 143
Prices 145
Carriers and powders 145
Consumption 145
Market participants 146
Prices 146
Preservatives 147
Consumption 147
Market participants 148
Prices 150
Single-use additives 151
Hair conditioning polymers 151
Consumption 151
Market participants 152
Prices 153
Hair setting resins 154
Consumption 154
Market participants 155
Prices 156
Sunscreen chemicals 156
Consumption 156
Market participants 158
Prices 159
Antiperspirants and deodorants 159
Consumption 159
Market participants 161
Prices 161
Antidandruff agents 162
Consumption 162
Market participants 163
Prices 163
Other 163
Consumption 163
Market participants 166
Prices 167
Cosmetic chemical products in Japan 168
Overview 168
Emollients and moisturizers 168
Consumption and markets 168
Market participants 172
Prices 175
Future trends and strategic issues 176
Surfactants 176
Consumption and markets 176
Anionics 177
Nonionics 178
Cationics 178
Amphoterics 178
Market participants 178
Prices 179
Future trends and strategic issues 180
Thickening agents 180
Consumption and markets 180
Market participants 181
Prices 182
Future trends and strategic issues 182
Colors, carriers, and pigments 183
Consumption and markets 183
Market participants 185
Prices 186
Future trends and strategic issues 187
Preservatives, antioxidants, and chelating agents 188
Consumption and markets 188
Market participants 189
Prices 190
Future trends and strategic issues 190
Single-use additives 190
Hair conditioning polymers 190
Consumption and markets 190
Market participants 191
Prices 192
Future trends and strategic issues 192
Hair setting resins 193
Consumption and markets 193
Market participants 194
Prices 194
Future trends and strategic issues 195
Sunscreen chemicals 195
Consumption and markets 195
Market participants 196
Prices 198
Future trends and strategic issues 198
Antiperspirants and deodorants 199
Consumption and markets 199
Market participants 199
Prices 200
Antidandruff agents 200
Consumption, markets, and market participants 200
Prices 200
Other 200
Consumption and markets 200
Market participants 201
Prices 204
Cosmetic chemical products in China 205
Emollients/moisturizers 206
Surfactants 209
Thickeners 212
Colors and pearlescent pigments 213
Carriers 215
Consumption 215
Market participants 215
Prices 216
Preservatives 216
Single-use additives 218
Hair conditioning polymers 218
Hair setting resins 220
Sunscreen chemicals 221
Antidandruff agents 223
Cosmetic chemical products in Other Asia 225
Consumption and markets 225
Market participants 227

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