The notion “polyalcohols” refers to a class of alcohols containing above two hydroxyl groups. Ethylene glycol, erythritol, glycerol, ribitol, arabitol, mannitol, galactitol are among the most common types of polyalcohols. Depending on the chemical structure, polyalcohols can be divided into three types: monosaccharide, disaccharide and polysaccharide.
Polyalcohols are widely used as sugar substitutes; food additives in chocolates, cookies, lollipops, baked goods, chewing gums, candies, and a far more. Food items containing polyalcohols are considered to be low calorie and have relatively low negative impact on teeth. Polyalcohols are also used in such pharmaceuticals as cough syrups and drops, throat lozenges, etc. They are required for the production of thermoplastic polymers, antifreezes, personal care products and cosmetics. Moreover, some polyalcohols are used as components of paints, resins, adhesives and coatings. BASF, Shell Chemicals, Perstorp, Giusto Faravelli S.p.A. and Roquette Co. are amid the prominent participants on the polyalcohols market.
The research reports available under this MarketPublishers’ catalogue provide insightful overviews of the global, regional and country polyalcohols markets. The researches contain essential information on the market segmentation and size; describe major factors limiting and driving the market growth, and outline the future opportunities for the market. The reports analyze the competitive scene in detail and review the performance of leading companies active in the market.
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