Benzoate Plasticizer Demand Stimulates Benzoic Acid Market Growth According to Latest Report Released by

30 Sep 2010 • by Natalie Aster

The estimated global production capacity for benzoic acid is about 600 000 tonnes per year. Benzoic acid improves in sync with the general economy specifically due to benzoate plasticizer consumption growth. Benzoic acid demand has been growing at a rate 1.8% annually during 2002-2007 and is expected to post an annual growth of 2% through 2011.

Benzoic acid is a colorless, crystalline solid that exists in plants and resins. Synthetically Benzoic acid is manufactured by partial oxidation of toluene and is primarily used for benzoate plasticizers, sodium and potassium benzoates and benzoyl chloride.

More information on Benzoic acid (CAS 65-85-0) market can be obtained from ‘Benzoic Acid (CAS 65-85-0) Market Research Report 2009’, issued at

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