Worldwide Caustic Potash Industry to 2026 - Featuring UNID Company, Tessenderlo Group and Olin Corporation Among Others

Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.

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  • Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution.
  • It is a potent base, which is widely available in different forms including flakes, pellets and powders.
  • Caustic potash can be obtained in the pure form by reacting sodium hydroxide with impure potassium to form a base of potassium hydroxide and salt.
  • As caustic potash is a versatile cleaning agent, it is also used in the production of liquid soaps, lotions, shampoos and hairsprays.


Worldwide Caustic Potash Industry to 2026 - Featuring UNID Company, Tessenderlo Group and Olin Corporation Among Others

DUBLIN, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Caustic Potash Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunity and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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The global caustic potash market reached a volume of 2.6 Million Tons in 2020. Caustic potash (KOH), also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic alkaline compound that is manufactured through the electrolysis of potassium chloride solution. It is a potent base, which is widely available in different forms including flakes, pellets and powders. It is a volatile solution that generates heat when dissolved in water or alcohol. Caustic potash can be obtained in the pure form by reacting sodium hydroxide with impure potassium to form a base of potassium hydroxide and salt. It has recently emerged as an essential industrial chemical around the world and is widely used as a cleaning agent in wineries, primarily to clean the biofilms of bacteria and yeast inside the tanks.

Caustic potash is employed in the food and beverage industry as a stabilizer, thickening agent and pH adjuster to prolong the shelf life of products. As caustic potash is a versatile cleaning agent, it is also used in the production of liquid soaps, lotions, shampoos and hairsprays. As compared to sodium hydroxide, potassium hydroxide soaps are more soluble in water and are considered better for the environment.

Moreover, potassium hydroxide (KOH) is medically used in the wet mount preparation of clinical specimens for microscopic visualization of fungi as well as fungal elements in hair, skin, nails and vaginal secretions. In line with this, it has been studied for efficacy and tolerability in the treatment of warts. Additionally, there is a rise in the demand for caustic potash in the agriculture sector as KOH-based fertilizers are widely utilized for increasing the crop yield and improving overall productivity. Looking forward, the publisher expects the global caustic potash market to exhibit moderate growth during the next five years.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the market has been analyzed in the report, along with the detailed profiles of the key players operating in the industry.

Some of these players are:

  • UNID Company Ltd.
  • Oxy Chemical Corporation
  • Tessenderlo Group
  • Olin Corporation
  • Erco Worldwide (USA) Inc.
  • Chengdu Huarong Chemical Company Limited

Key Questions Answered in This Report:
1. What was the global caustic potash market size in 2020?
2. What will be the caustic potash market outlook during the forecast period (2021-2026)?
3. What are the global caustic potash market drivers?
4. What are the major trends in the global caustic potash market?
5. What is the impact of COVID-19 on the global caustic potash market?
6. What is the global caustic potash market breakup by end use?
7. What is the global caustic potash market breakup by form?
8. What is the global caustic potash market breakup by grade?
9. What are the major regions in the global caustic potash market?
10. Who are the leading caustic potash manufacturers?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Preface

2 Scope and Methodology
2.1 Objectives of the Study
2.2 Stakeholders
2.3 Data Sources
2.3.1 Primary Sources
2.3.2 Secondary Sources
2.4 Market Estimation
2.4.1 Bottom-Up Approach
2.4.2 Top-Down Approach
2.5 Forecasting Methodology

3 Executive Summary

4 Introduction
4.1 Overview
4.2 Properties
4.3 Key Industry Trends

5 Global Caustic Potash Industry
5.1 Market Overview
5.2 Market Performance
5.2.1 Volume Trends
5.2.2 Value Trends
5.3 Impact of COVID-19
5.4 Price Analysis
5.4.1 Key Price Indicators
5.4.2 Price Structure
5.4.3 Price Trends
5.5 Market Breakup by Region
5.6 Market Breakup by End Use
5.7 Market Breakup by Form
5.8 Market Breakup by Grade
5.9 Market Forecast
5.10 SWOT Analysis
5.10.1 Overview
5.10.2 Strengths
5.10.3 Weaknesses
5.10.4 Opportunities
5.10.5 Threats
5.11 Value Chain Analysis
5.11.1 Raw Material Procurement
5.11.2 Manufacturing
5.11.3 Marketing
5.11.4 Distribution
5.11.5 Exports
5.11.6 End-Use
5.12 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
5.12.1 Overview
5.12.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
5.12.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
5.12.4 Degree of Competition
5.12.5 Threat of New Entrants
5.12.6 Threat of Substitutes
5.13 Trade Data
5.13.1 Imports
5.13.2 Exports
5.14 Key Market Drivers and Success Factors

6 Performance of Key Regions
6.1 North America
6.1.1 Market Trends
6.1.2 Market Forecast
6.2 Asia Pacific
6.2.1 Market Trends
6.2.2 Market Forecast
6.3 Europe
6.3.1 Market Trends
6.3.2 Market Forecast
6.4 Latin America
6.4.1 Market Trends
6.4.2 Market Forecast
6.5 Middle East and Africa
6.5.1 Market Trends
6.5.2 Market Forecast

7 Market Breakup by End Use
7.1 Potassium Carbonate
7.1.1 Market Trends
7.1.2 Market Forecast
7.2 Potassium Phosphates
7.2.1 Market Trends
7.2.2 Market Forecast
7.3 Potassium Soaps and Detergents
7.3.1 Market Trends
7.3.2 Market Forecast
7.4 Liquid Fertilizers
7.4.1 Market Trends
7.4.2 Market Forecast
7.5 Agricultural Chemicals
7.5.1 Market Trends
7.5.2 Market Forecast
7.6 Others
7.6.1 Market Trends
7.6.2 Market Forecast

8 Market Breakup by Form
8.1 Solid
8.1.1 Market Trends
8.1.2 Market Forecast
8.2 Liquid
8.2.1 Market Trends
8.2.2 Market Forecast

9 Market Breakup by Grade
9.1 Industrial
9.1.1 Market Trends
9.1.2 Market Forecast
9.2 Reagent
9.2.1 Market Trends
9.2.2 Market Forecast
9.3 Pharma
9.3.1 Market Trends
9.3.2 Market Forecast

10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Competitive Structure
10.2 Production Capacities of Key Players

11 Caustic Potash Manufacturing Process
11.1 Product Overview
11.2 Chemical Reactions Involved
11.3 Detailed Process Flow
11.4 Raw Material Requirement
11.5 Mass Balance and Feedstock Conversion Rate

12 Caustic Potash: Feedstock Analysis
12.1 Potassium Chloride
12.1.1 Market Performance
12.1.1.1 Volume Trends
12.1.1.2 Value Trends
12.1.2 Price Trends
12.1.3 Market Forecast
12.1.4 Market Breakup by Region
12.1.5 Key Suppliers

13 Key Player Profiles
13.1 UNID Company Ltd.
13.2 Occidental Chemical Corporation
13.3 Tessenderlo Group
13.4 Olin Chlor Alkali
13.5 Erco Worldwide (USA) Inc.
13.6 Chengdu Huarong Chemical Company Limited

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