July 18, 2024

Octyl Alcohol Market Set for Remarkable Growth Trajectory, Future Market Insights (FMI) Predicts Absolute Dollar Surge of US$ 8.9 billion by 2033

Octyl Alcohol Market

Octyl Alcohol Market

As per the Future Market Insights (FMI) analysis, sales of octyl alcohol rose globally between 2018 and 2022 at a CAGR of 4.5%. The global market for octyl alcohol is expected to surge at a moderate CAGR of 2.9% by 2033. The octyl alcohol market size is projected to reach US$ 6.7 billion in 2023. The market is likely to surpass US$ 8.9 billion by 2033 at a CAGR of 2.9% during the assessment period.

According to Future Market Insights (FMI), the market is projected to exhibit an absolute dollar growth of US$ 2.2 billion through 2033.

Octyl alcohol, also identified as 1-octanol or caprylic alcohol, is a fatty alcohol with the chemical formula C8H18O. It is categorized as a primary aliphatic alcohol and is generally used in several industrial applications due to its multipurpose nature.

Octyl alcohol exists in diverse isomeric forms, of which primary octyl alcohol (1-octanol) is the most common and commercially important.

Octyl alcohol has a mild characteristic odor and is comparatively insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. Its exclusive combination of assets makes it useful in a wide range of applications in diverse sectors.

Octyl alcohol is used in the manufacturing of several pharmaceutical intermediates and as a raw material for the synthesis of perfumes. It is likewise found in cosmetics and personal care products, including lotions, creams, and shampoos, where it acts as an emollient, thickener, and emulsifier.

Octyl alcohol is the key raw material in the production of plasticizers, an additive that enhances the flexibility and machinability of plastics. It is commonly used in the synthesis of plasticizers such as dioctyl phthalate (DOP), which is used in the production of soft PVC products.

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The characteristic odor of octyl alcohol makes it valuable in creating flavors and aromas that are used in several consumer products. This includes food, beverages, perfumery, and household goods.

Octyl alcohol can also be used as a solvent in laboratory and industrial processes, especially for reactions and extractions where a relatively non-polar medium is required.

Regulatory considerations, including environmental regulations and health and safety standards, may affect the production, use, and disposal of octyl alcohol.

As sustainability becomes a greater concern, there may be pressure for eco-friendlier alternatives or bio-based derivatives of octyl alcohol. Research efforts are underway that may lead to the development of new applications or improved methods of octyl alcohol production.

Factors such as the availability of raw materials, logistical considerations, and geopolitical influences can affect the supply and price of octyl alcohol. In sectors such as personal care and cosmetics, consumer demand for natural and eco-friendly ingredients can influence the use of octyl alcohol in product formulations.

Key Takeaways from the Report:

  • The market in the United States is projected to reach US$ 1.6 billion by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 9%.
  • The market in China is expected to reach a market share of US$ 2.1 billion, expanding at a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period.
  • Based on the type, the industrial grade segment is expected to continue dominating the octyl alcohol industry with a CAGR of 8% from 2023 to 2033.
  • Based on application, the 1-Octanol segment is expected to continue dominating the octyl alcohol industry with a CAGR of 7% from 2022 to 2033.
  • The octyl alcohol market in the United Kingdom is estimated to reach a value of US$ 315.4 million, expanding at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period.

Octyl alcohol is used in the pharmaceutical sector to estimate the lipophilicity of treatments and as a solvent in manufacturing courses. Its important role in the production of surfactants is a vital ingredient in the production of washing powders, shampoosand other cleaning goods, stable foaming, increased detergencyand enhanced overall performance of the cleaning product. – says Future Market Insights (FMI)

Who is Winning?

Sasol; BASF, SABIC, BharatPetroleum, and KLK OLEO are key manufacturers listed in the report.

Key market players in the octyl alcohol market uphold their competitiveness by leading on product excellence and constancy and investing in research and development for product innovation and launch.

Key establishments are implementing growth strategies such as acquisitions, partnerships, and subsidizing to the development of the market.

For instance,

  • In March 2023, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited and Andhra Petrochemicals Ltd raised the price of 2-Ethylhexanol This value increase is due to rising commodity prices coupled with strong demand for the merchandise in the market.

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Get More Valuable Insights

Future Market Insights (FMI), in its new offering, provides an unbiased analysis of the global octyl alcohol industry presenting historical demand data (2018 to 2022) and forecast statistics for the period from 2023 to 2033.

The study incorporates compelling insights on the octyl alcohol market based on Type (Industrial grade, Food grade, Others) Application (1-Octanol [Flavors & Fragrances, Pharmaceutical, Others] 2-Octanol [Flavors & Fragrances, Agrochemicals, Resins, Others] 2-Ethylhexanol [Plasticizers, 2-EH Acrylate, 2-EH Nitrate, Others])

Segmentation Analysis of the Octyl Alcohol Market


  • Industrial grade
  • Food grade
  • Others


  • 1-Octanol
    • Flavors & Fragrances
    • Pharmaceutical
    • Others
  • 2-Octanol
    • Flavors & Fragrances
    • Agrochemicals
    • Resins
    • Others
  • 2-Ethylhexanol
    • Plasticizers
    • 2-EH Acrylate
    • 2-EH Nitrate
    • Others

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