Non-Halogenated Flame Retardants Market - Detailed Analysis and Forecast by 2018

Flame retardants are additives used in polymers to increase its fire resistance in case of ignition and to slow down fire spread. Flame retardants do not make a polymer non-combustible but only help to resist fire and generate less heat.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 11/28/2016 -- This study covers the global non-halogenated flame retardant market for polymers. Flame retardants are used as additives in polymers to increase fire resistance in case of ignition or fire accidents. Owing to the high risk of fire accidents related with high usage of polymers in end-use industries such as construction, electrical and transportation, non-halogenated flame retardants are expected to have high demand in the near future. The non-halogenated flame retardant market is segmented based on product types aluminum hydroxide (ATH), phosphorus based non-halogenated flame retardants and others (including nitrogen based flame retardants, magnesium hydroxide and others).

The report analyzes impacts of key market drivers and restraints on the global non-halogenated flame retardant market for the next five years. Increasing polymer usage in numerous industries is leading to high demand for flame retardant polymers, which is expected to drive the market for non-halogenated flame retardants. High loading levels and drawbacks in processability of non-halogenated flame retardants are expected to hinder the market growth in the coming years.

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The non-halogenated flame retardant market is also segmented in terms of end use industries and the study provides analysis and forecast of all key industries in the market. Construction, electrical, transportation, textile, furniture are major industries having applications of non-halogenated flame retardant polymers. In terms of application, the market is segmented into different polymers that are used in the end use industry. The non-halogenated flame retardant report is segmented based on key polymers such as polyolefin, epoxy resin, unsaturated polyester, PVC, Engineering thermoplastics, rubber, styrenics and others (polyurethane, synthetic fibers, etc.). The report estimates and forecasts the global market of non-halogenated flame retardants for different polymers on the basis of volume (kilo tons) and revenue (USD million). The report provides analysis of the non-halogenated flame retardant market by various geographies - North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW).

The non-halogenated flame retardant study consists of value chain analysis for complete and better understanding of the market. The report also covers Porter's five force model that analyzes market competition. The study profiles key players in the non-halogenated flame retardant market. These profiles include company introduction, SWOT analysis and financials of the company, business strategies and recent developments. Key players in the non-halogenated flame retardant market include Albemarle, ICL, Clariant, Chemtura, Nabaltec AG and more.

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Primary research represents the bulk research effort coupled with extensive secondary research. For secondary research we reviewed key players' annual reports, product portfolio, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and better understanding of the market. Secondary research includes in-depth research on current trends, technical writing, recent trades, internet sources, trade associations, statistical data from government websites and associated authorized agency websites. This approach has proved to be the most successful, effective and reliable one for obtaining concise data, capturing industry participants' insights and recognizing opportunities and growth. Secondary sources referred for non-halogenated flame retardant study include flameretardants-online; Phosphorus, Inorganic, and Nitrogen Flame Retardants Association (Pinfa), National institute of standards and technology, plastemart magazine and European Flame Retardant Association (EFRA).

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