Global Docusate Sodium Market Report, History and Forecast 2013-2025, Breakdown Data by Manufacturers, Key Regions, Types and Application

Published Date: 2018-09-11   |   Pages: 113   |   Tables: 144   | Report Id: 447271   | Hits: 187 |   Chemical & Material

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This report studies the Docusate Sodium market size (value and volume) by players, regions, product types and end industries, history data 2013-2017 and forecast data 2018-2025; This report also studies the global market competition landscape, market drivers and trends, opportunities and challenges, risks and entry barriers, sales channels, distributors and Porter's Five Forces Analysis.

Docusate sodium is a versatile and highly effective and efficient pharmaceutical grade surfactant. Docusate sodium is often used as an exicipient in pharmaceutical production processes where it acts as a solubilizing agent for poorly soluble API's as well as a dispersing and emulsifying agent. It is also used as active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) in the production of stool softeners and prenatal and geriatric iron preparations.

he global production increases to 55344 Kg in 2016 from 52694 Kg in 2012 with the average rate of 0.99%. USA, China, Europe and India are main manufacturing countries in the world. USA is the biggest manufacturing country and in 2016 52477 Kg docusate sodium is produced in USA.

According to the purity, it can be divided into DSS 100%, DSS 85% and DSS 50%. The type DSS 85% is the main type and takes 85%~86% of the total production in the world from 2012 to 2016. Docusate Sodium is used as excipient and active pharmaceutical ingredients. As an excipient, Docusate is an excellent solubilizing, wetting, dispersing and emulsifying agent that also aids in tablet formation. It also finds many other uses such as an emulsifier in creams and gels, an emulsifier and softener for ear wax removal compounds. In 2016, about 93% of the global production is applied as excipient.

The main manufacturers are limited very much in the world, CYTEC, Laxachem and Hunan Warrant Pharmaceutical take about 99% of the global production. CYTEC is the leading company in the world and produced 53 MT in 2016, taking 95.92% share of the gloal production. Hunan Warrant Pharmaceutical is the only one company which manufactures docusate sodium in China and the docusate sodium it produced by itself almost is consumed by itself.

The global Docusate Sodium market was 7 million US$ in 2017 and is expected to 13 million US$ by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of 8.5% between 2018 and 2025.

Geographically, this report is segmented into several key regions, with sales, revenue, market share and growth Rate of Docusate Sodium in these regions, from 2013 to 2025, covering

North America (United States, Canada and Mexico)

Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia and Turkey etc.)

Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam)

South America (Brazil etc.)

Middle East and Africa (Egypt and GCC Countries)

The various contributors involved in the value chain of the product include manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, intermediaries, and customers. The key manufacturers in this market include



Hunan Warrant Pharmaceutical

By the product type, the market is primarily split into

DSS 100%

DSS 85%

DSS 50%

By the end users/application, this report covers the following segments


Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

We can also provide the customized separate regional or country-level reports, for the following regions:

North America

United States







South Korea








Rest of Asia-Pacific








Rest of Europe

Central & South America


Rest of Central & South America

Middle East & Africa

GCC Countries



South Africa

Rest of Middle East & Africa

The study objectives of this report are:

To study and analyze the global Docusate Sodium market size (value & volume) by company, key regions/countries, products and application, history data from 2013 to 2017, and forecast to 2025.

To understand the structure of Docusate Sodium market by identifying its various subsegments.

To share detailed information about the key factors influencing the growth of the market (growth potential, opportunities, drivers, industry-specific challenges and risks).

Focuses on the key global Docusate Sodium manufacturers, to define, describe and analyze the sales volume, value, market share, market competition landscape, SWOT analysis and development plans in next few years.

To analyze the Docusate Sodium with respect to individual growth trends, future prospects, and their contribution to the total market.

To project the value and volume of Docusate Sodium submarkets, with respect to key regions (along with their respective key countries).

To analyze competitive developments such as expansions, agreements, new product launches, and acquisitions in the market.

To strategically profile the key players and comprehensively analyze their growth strategies.

In this study, the years considered to estimate the market size of Docusate Sodium are as follows:

History Year: 2013-2017

Base Year: 2017

Estimated Year: 2018

Forecast Year 2018 to 2025

This report includes the estimation of market size for value (million USD) and volume (MT). Both top-down and bottom-up approaches have been used to estimate and validate the market size of Docusate Sodium market, to estimate the size of various other dependent submarkets in the overall market. Key players in the market have been identified through secondary research, and their market shares have been determined through primary and secondary research. All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns have been determined using secondary sources and verified primary sources.

For the data information by region, company, type and application, 2017 is considered as the base year. Whenever data information was unavailable for the base year, the prior year has been considered.

Key Stakeholders

Raw material suppliers


Regulatory bodies, including government agencies and NGO

Commercial research & development (R&D) institutions

Importers and exporters

Government organizations, research organizations, and consulting firms

Trade associations and industry bodies

End-use industries

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Further breakdown of Docusate Sodium market on basis of the key contributing countries.

Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players.

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