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Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Research Report By Application (Food & Beverage, Oil & Gas, Paper Processing, Pharmaceuticals, Agriculture, Cosmetics & Personal Care, Paints & Coatings, Detergents and others) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East & Africa) - Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/4774-HCR | 140 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar| July 2024

Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Overview

The Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Size is expected to grow by $ 463.11 mn during the estimated time frame of 2020 to 2030. It is progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.

You must know that Carboxymethyl cellulose is otherwise called tylose powder or cellulose gum, is a subordinate of cellulose with carboxymethyl bunches appended to a portion of the hydroxyl gatherings of glucopyranose monomers. For the most part, the item is utilized as its sodium salt, called sodium carboxymethyl cellulose. Carboxymethyl cellulose is a physiologically inactive, artificially steady, unscented, and bland substance. It displays properties like non-harmful nature, high consistency, and hypoallergenic. Significant crude materials utilized in the assembling of carboxymethyl cellulose incorporate plant-determined cellulose, burning pop, and monochloroacetic corrosive. 

The Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market is estimated to arrive at a value of USD 1869 million in the estimated time frame. The significant driver of the worldwide Carboxymethyl Cellulose Marketis its boundless use in the food and drink industry, wherein it is utilized as a thickness modifier, thickener, and emulsifier, and in sans fat food items. This driver helps in diminishing fat from the food, expanding the fiber content of the food. Expanding customer inclination toward low-fat and sans gluten items because of wellbeing mindfulness has increased carboxymethyl cellulose. It is likewise utilized in numerous food and non-food items, including frozen yogurts, toothpaste, cleansers, diet pills, and intestinal medicines. Carboxymethyl cellulose is additionally utilized in reusable warmth packs, water-based paints, & paper handling. 

The worldwide Carboxymethyl Cellulose Marketincludes many other drivers. One of the extra drivers is utilization as a viscosifier and rheology regulator in boring oil liquids. As per the International Energy Agency, the worldwide interests in the oil and gas industry recuperated somewhat in 2017, following sharp decreases of twenty-four and twenty-six percent in the year 2016 and 2015, individually. The increasing interest in the oil & gas area is relied upon to drive the carboxymethyl cellulose market growth during the forecasted time frame. Also, the sodium salt of carboxymethyl cellulose is generally utilized in oral, ophthalmic, injectable, and effective drug details. For strong dose structures, it is utilized essentially as a fastener or framework previously. In agribusiness, it is utilized goes about as a suspending specialist in pesticides and water-based splashes. 

The development of the handled food industry, expanding drug and makeup creation, and the developing oil penetrating exercises are the main considerations driving the development ofthe Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market. The expanding discretionary cash flow in arising economies, for example, India, China, Africa, Mexico, and South America, has prompted expanding utilization of prepared food. You must know that Carboxymethyl Cellulose is generally utilized as folio, thickener, building specialist, and suspension specialist in a few food and refreshments applications. The section represented 31.0% of the worldwide Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Outlook, as far as volume burned-through in 2014. The main consideration limiting the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market development is the rise of substitutes in different applications. Guar gum can substitute in Carboxymethyl Cellulose in a larger part of the applications. The natural or green name related to guar gum is an additional benefit for the item to supplant Carboxymethyl Cellulose in a few applications.

Covid-19 Analysis

The COVID-19 pandemic keeps on unfurling regularly with serious effects on individuals, networks, and organizations. The development in a few businesses will be affected altogether while various different business sectors might stay solid and show promising development openings. The Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market is relied upon to develop at a tremendous rate during the figure time frame. The interest in the cleanliness item industry is ascending to an extraordinary degree. It is because of the rising cognizance among shoppers regarding tidiness and insurance against infectious sickness. The public authority across different countries is additionally dispatching various drives to keep up with cleanliness subsequently, expanding the interest for Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market sooner rather than later.

Market Dynamics


The developing interest for practical fixings in food in making food without gluten and low-fat substance is considered as the major drivers of the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market to a great extent. This driver also helps in thickens and settle the food and replaces food by expanding fiber content in food. In addition, the developing interest for frozen treats that have low in fat substance and without gluten is again expected to move the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market development. Carboxymethyl Cellulose helps in forestalling liquefying of frozen yogurts and yogurts and keep up with the surface of pastries.


Mechanical uprightness of hydrogels, especially in 3D framework engineering, wins as a key challenge of the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market. The decrease in crude material amount is hampering the creation of carboxymethyl cellulose. These challenges must be properly monitored, and effective action must be taken in order to enhance the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Marketdevelopment. 


Expanding iron metal and taconite mining is required to give likely to offer great opportunities to the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market. It is broadly utilized across digging buoyancy applications for isolating pollutions and metals. Essentially, it is utilized as a modifier in the mining floatation measure. Additionally, it is likewise utilized in nickel metal as it effectively gets consumed by minerals surfaces. In this manner, developing interest across mining applications is projected to encourage the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market development for the estimated period.


Danger from substitutes, such as hydroxypropyl cellulose, guar gum, ethylcellulose, and methylcellulose, has comparable properties and can supplant carboxymethyl cellulose in various applications. This factor is required to obstruct the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market development for the forecasted period. The decrease in crude material amount is hampering the creation of carboxymethyl cellulose. This restraint is influencing the interest and supply of the item. This factor is projected to enhance the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market development over the estimated time frame.

Cumulative growth Analysis

Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Value is assessed to develop at a development pace of 4.4% by the forecasted time of 2020 to 2025. Expanded reception of carboxymethyl cellulose in food and refreshments like heated food varieties, milk, frozen yogurts as a thickening specialist or stabilizer is driving the development of the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market.

Segment Overview

  • By application

Based on application, Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market is segmented into food and drinks, drug, paint industry, oil and refining, material, beautifiers, individual consideration, paper covering and family care, etc. 

  • By Property

Based on a property, the carboxymethyl cellulose market is divided into stabilizer, fastener, thickening specialist, against store specialist, lubricator, emulsifier, and excipient. 

  • By region 

Based on Region, theCarboxymethyl Cellulose Market is investigated across North America like U.S., Canada, and Mexico, Europe into UK, Germany, France, Italy, and rest of Europe, Asia-Pacific into China, India, Japan, Rest of Asia-Pacific, and ASEAN, and Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.

Regional Analysis

The worldwide Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market is spread over five locales, particularly Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, North America, and the Middle East and Africa. Asia-Pacific arose as the biggest and quickest developing regional market. The regional analysis is ascribed to the expanding extra cash, and changing way of life pattern of the shoppers has brought about expanded utilization of prepared and low-fat food, driving the interest for carboxymethyl cellulose in the district. Besides, the development of the drug business in the locale is driving the interest for the item. Moreover, the presence of major horticultural nations like India, Malaysia, Thailand, and others are relied upon to fuel the item interest as a suspending specialist.

Major Market Players

The major players in the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market:

  • Dow (US)


  • Qingdao Sinocmc Chemical Co., Ltd (China)

  • Amtex (Peru)

  • Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd 

  • Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands)(Japan)

  • USK KIMYA CORP (Turkey)

  • Ashland (US)

  • CP Kelco US, Inc. (US)

  • Lamberti SpA (Italy)

Recent Developments

  • September 2021- ICPA Health Products announced the launch of the latest saliva substitute, Wet Mouth. The product will be used to treat people suffering from xerostomia or generally called dry mouth. The condition occurs as the salivary glands cannot produce sufficient saliva for keeping the mouth wet. The Wet Mouth by ICPA consists of Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose is a pleasingly flavored base, which aids improve oral lubrication in the mouth and is considered a reliable solution to overcome a dry mouth. Frequent usage of Wet Mouth helps to maintain the oral mucosa moist and lubricated. It decreases surface abrasion that helps people eat, speak, and swallow easily. Each5 ml of Wet Mouth includes Glycerine 30 percent w/v and Sodium Carboxymethyl cellulose0.5 percent w/v.

  • October 2021- Researchers in India and UAE are working on a research-based on the benefits of camel meat. As per the research, the camel meat market has a wide scope for improvement for preservation techniques, better packaging, and processing and boost meat quality, exports, and consumer acceptance. The scientists believe that the present techniques used, such as low-temperature storage, aging, and pre-treatment with antioxidants, may enhance camel meat's shelf life and quality.

  • In September 2018, the CMC specialty unit of CP Kelco declared that it is expanding the valuing of its whole CMC item portfolio up to 10% all around the world, compelling October 17, 2018, as agreements permit.

Report Overview

  • Market overview highlights the global recognition of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Share overview

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Trends Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis for the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Forecast Report.

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market overview

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments of Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Analysis

The report highlights the global Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Growth development includes its revenue hike's growth potential by the end of the forecast years in 2030.

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2030: USD 463.11 Million
  CAGR   6% (2020-2030)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Application, Property and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Qingdao Sinocmc Chemical Co., Ltd (China), DAICEL FINECHEM LTD (Japan), Lamberti SpA (Italy), USK KIMYA CORP (Turkey), Amtex (Peru), CP Kelco US, Inc. (US), Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd (Japan), Ashland (US), Dow (US), and Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands).
  Key Market Opportunities   Expanding iron metal and taconite mining is required to give likely to offer great opportunities to the global market
  Key Market Drivers   Carboxymethyl Cellulose helps in forestalling liquefying of frozen yogurts and yogurts and keep up with the surface of pastries.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The worldwide Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market is anticipated to contact USD 1,869 million by 2023.

The carboxymethyl cellulose market is predicted to grow at a 4% CAGR between 2017-2025.

The APAC district is anticipated to overwhelm the Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market during the estimated time frame.

Key competitors in the carboxymethyl cellulose market include Qingdao Sinocmc Chemical Co., Ltd (China), DAICEL FINECHEM LTD (Japan), Lamberti SpA (Italy), USK KIMYA CORP (Turkey), Amtex (Peru), CP Kelco US, Inc. (US), Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd (Japan), Ashland (US), Dow (US), and Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands).

Rising use in the food and beverage industry and demand for gluten-free and low-fat products are boosting market growth.

Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market

The Carboxymethyl Cellulose Market Size is expected to grow by USD 2,440 million during the estimated time frame of 2022 to 2030. It is progressing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.

By Application Food & Beverage Oil & Gas Paper Processing Pharmaceuticals Agriculture Cosmetics & Personal Care Paints & Coatings Detergents and others
Key Players
Companies Profiled   Dow (US)   DAICEL FINECHEM LTD (Japan)   Qingdao Sinocmc Chemical Co.   Amtex (Peru)   Nippon Paper Industries Co.   Akzo Nobel NV (Netherlands)   USK KIMYA CORP (Turkey)   Ashland (US)   CP Kelco US   Lamberti SpA (Italy)
Market Driving Forces   Carboxymethyl Cellulose helps in forestalling liquefying of frozen yogurts and yogurts and keep up with the surface of pastries.
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