Methyl Chloroform Market: Introduction
Methyl Chloroform is a type of synthetic chlorinated chemical compound that is widely used as an industrial solvent to dissolve other substances. Methyl chloroform is a colorless inflammable liquid chemical with a sweet yet sharp odor, similar to chloroform. It is denser than water and slightly soluble in water while it can be miscible with many non-polar organic solvents. Owing to the better polarizability of chlorine atoms, it also acts as a good solvent for organic compounds, and does not dissolve in hydrocarbons such as hexane.
Methyl chloroform is used as a degreasing agent to remove oil and grease from the industrial metal parts. It is also used as an additive and cleaning agent in various end-use industries such as paints and coatings, inks, and textile among others. Moreover, methyl chloroform is used as a chemical intermediate in the production of vinylidene chloride while, it was formerly used as a fumigant in food and grains. It is an ingredient in consumer products such as glues, household cleaners, and aerosol sprays
Furthermore, methyl chloroform is also known as 1,1,1 –trichloroethane, methyl trichloromethane, trichloromethylmethane. It can be burn easily when it contacts a spark or flame. Methyl chloroform is also found in the water and soil, especially at hazardous waste sites. Methyl chloroform tendency to evaporate easily, the vapor form is found in the environment.
Methyl Chloroform Market: Dynamics
Globally, the consumption of chemical compound methyl chloroform is predominantly driven by the growing demand for industrial solvents and degreasing agents across the various end-use industry such as automotive, textile, electronics, and paints & coating industries, among others across the globe.
Methyl Chloroform is widely used as a degreasing agent for the removal of oil and grease from circuit boards and metals part in various industries. Furthermore, various applications of the methyl chloroform in several end-use industries such as chemical intermediate in the production of chemicals, an additive in inks and coatings, and fumigant agents in food and grains are also projected to boost the methyl chloroform market growth during the forecast period. In addition, the use of methyl chloroform as a standard cleaner for photographic films is also anticipated to drive market growth in the forthcoming years.
However, stringent local and state government regulations for methyl chloroform production including emissions of chlorinated solvents, and environmental-related regulations. In the year 2002, the U.S. has banned the production of methyl chloroform, owing to its hazardous effect on the ozone layer, while in 2005 again it started the production, but huge par is exporting outside the U.S. And, due to its hazardous effect on the environment, it will be partially banned in many countries that are expected to hampering the methyl chloroform market in upcoming years.
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Methyl Chloroform Market: Regional Outlook
The Asia Pacific is expected to account for a significant market share in the global methyl chloroform market owing to the growing demand for degreasing agents and industrial solvents across various end-use. In China and India, the electronics industry, automotive industry, among all other industry grow significantly, which is anticipated to boost the demand for methyl chloroform during the forecast period.
Europe and North America are expected to witness moderate growth of the methyl chloroform market over the forecast period owing to the growing electronics and paints & coatings industry. In North America, a huge part of the methyl chloroform is exporting. Latin America and the Middle East & Africa region are projected to witness sustainable growth of the methyl chloroform market during the forecast period.
Methyl Chloroform Market: Market participants
Some of the market participants identified across the value chain of the Methyl Chloroform market are:
- The Dow Chemical Company
- Merck KGaA
- Solvay SA
- Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Kem One
- Occidental Petroleum Corporation
- Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
- Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals
- Meru Chem Private Limited
- Shiva Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Services Ltd.
- Spectrum Chemical Mfg. Corp.
- Shanghai Jinjinle Industry Co., Ltd.
- Univar Solutions
- Slack Chemical, Inc.
- Polycracker Inc.
The research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the Methyl Chloroform market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated Methyl Chloroform market data. It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report provides analysis and information according to Methyl Chloroform market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.
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The report covers exhaustive analysis on:
- Market Segments
- Market Dynamics
- Market Size
- Market Supply/Demand
- Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
- Competition & Companies involved
- Value Chain
Regional analysis includes:
- North America (U.S., Canada)
- Latin America (Mexico, Brazil)
- Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, U.K, Spain)
- Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
- Asia Pacific (China, India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
- Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)
The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain. The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various factors on Methyl Chloroform market segments and geographies.
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Methyl Chloroform Market: Segmentation
The global Methyl Chloroform market can be segmented on the basis of Application, End-Use, and region.
On the basis of Application, the Methyl Chloroform market has been segmented as:
- Industrial Degreaser
- Extraction Agent
- Chemical Intermediate
- Cleaning Agent
On the basis of End-Use, the Methyl Chloroform market has been segmented as:
- Paints and Coating
- General Industry
- Food and Grains
- Electronic Industry
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