Chelating Agents Market survey report has been designed by keeping in mind the customer requirements which assist them in increasing their return on investment (ROI). The report also endows with the information, statistics, facts, and figures which are very helpful for the companies to maximize or minimize the production of goods depending on the states of demand. The market research report is formulated with the most excellent and superior tools of collecting, recording, estimating and analysing market data of ABC industry. The insights provided in this market report are based upon SWOT analysis on which businesses can rely confidently. An international Chelating Agents business report describes CAGR (compound annual growth rate) values and its fluctuations for the specific forecast period.

Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the chelating agents market will grow at a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period of 2023 to 2030.

The large scale Chelating Agents report underlines the consumption of market, key players involved, sales, price, revenue, and market share with volume and value for each region. Significant industry trends, estimations of market size and market share are analysed and discussed in this report. It presents top to bottom examination of the market for estimating income, return on investment (ROI) and developing business strategies. Furthermore, competitive analysis gives a clear idea about the strategies used by the major competitors in the market that perks up their penetration in the market. The data collected to structure an exceptional Chelating Agents Market report is based on the data collection modules with large sample sizes.

Market Definition

Chelating agents are chemical compounds whose compositions cause two or more donor atoms (or sites) to be connected simultaneously to the same metal ion and to create one or more rings. These metal complexes have the potential to dissolve into optically active (R&L) shapes. The stability of metal complexes varies from the pattern of matrix-forming and the variation instability becomes more important in increasingly saturated solutions of biological processes such as serum or tissue. Toxic kinetics and toxic dynamics of metals and chelating agents are chemical compounds whose compositions enable two or more donor atoms (or sites) to be bound simultaneously to the same metal ion and to create one or more rings.

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Competitive Landscape and Chelating Agents Market Share Analysis

The competitive Chelating agents market provide details about the competitors. Details include company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, global presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, and application dominance. The above data points are only related to the companies’ focus on the chelating agents market.

Some of the major players operating In the market are

  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
  • ADM
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
  • Dow
  • Nouryon
  • Kemira
  • Ascend Performance Materials
  • Lonza
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Zhonglan Industry Co.,Ltd.
  • Akzo Nobel N.V., among others.

Chelating Agents Market Dynamics

This section deals with understanding the market drivers, opportunities, restraints, and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail as below:


  • Rise in demand from pulp & paper industry

Chelating agents play a significant role in the pulp and paper industry. The operation of soluble metal ions without accumulation is hindered by chelating agents, ethylenediaminetraacetic acid (EDTA) and diethyleneetriamine pentaacetic acid (DTPA) in the pulp and paper used in the bleaching of voltage. Chelating agents are used in bleaching chains, in particular chlorine dioxide and sodium hydrosulphate processes. They can also be used for inking and scaling applications. There are various properties of chelating agents in chemical and acoustic purification of water and the use of chelating agents in the chlorine exfoliation manufacturer.

In the pulp and paper industry, chelating agents are used to improve process accuracy, such as chlorine drying. Aminopolycarboxylates, including EDTA and DTPA, are by far the most widely used chelating agents.

  • Increase in Consumption of Treated Water for Industrial Usage

Chelating agents are water softeners used in chemical analysis. EDTA is a common synthetic chelating agent. It is used in water treatment programs, particularly steam technology, in boiler water treatment systems. The chelating agent is used in the boiler to dissolve common types of scale and provide effective online and offline scale removal within the boiler.

Chelating agents form water-soluble complexes with alkali and transition metal ions, increasing metal solubility and preventing metal-catalyzed reactions. Aminopolycarboxylate chelating agents are widely used in various household products and industrial processes, with the most important applications being in industrial water treatment.

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1 Development of eco-friendly chelating agents for cleaning application

Chelating agents have shown tremendous applications in cleaning especially in detergent actions. Chelating agents and their capacity to produce complex metals are widely used in many industrial, domestic and agricultural applications. Over the last decades, they have been used in a number of applications including cleaning applications.

Chelating agents are commonly used in household detergents to prevent metal ions naturally present in water from forming soap scum. There are many chelating agents out there, but EDTA and citric acid are two commonly found in cleaning products, using phosphoric acids that are banned in most countries. It is most commonly used in cleaning products to prevent it from reacting with mineral deposits and creating soap scum. The mechanism by which chelating agents work is complex. Basically, they bind with certain metal ions to form molecular complexes that trap or chelate calcium ions so that they do not exhibit ionic properties.


  • Decline in Consumption of Phosphate-Based Agents

In soils without additional P fertiliser, EDTA and HEEDTA results in a substantial rise in WSP concentrations as well as a rise in Mehlich-1 P and Mehlich-3 P concentrations.

The use of chelating agents, with and without P fertiliser, could theoretically improve the plant supply of P and thus decrease P fertiliser. The roots of alternative natural chelating agents are found to help in the removal of metal ions inside the rhizosphere. Researches have studied engagement between excretion drugs and surface metals in response to synthesised chelating agents. Metal ions are absorbed once they have empty orbitals that cause the metal ion to interact with such a binding site that includes an atom with an electron pairs. Determined by the chemical structure, chelating agents can require upwards of one molecular to attach the metal carboxylic acid due to the number of concepts and skills in the ligand.

Recent Developments

  • In October 2021, Jungbunzlauer sodium gluconate is produced through fermentation of renewable raw materials such as corn carbohydrates. Many organisms readily biodegrade it in aerobic and anaerobic wastewater conditions, as well as and in the natural environment
  • Dow’s chelating agents combine superior metal ion binding with relatively simple formulations. They are an integral and inexpensive part of most cleaning agents. Compared to many other chelating agents, Dow’s chelating agents outperform traditional metal ion contaminants

Chelating Agents Market Scope

The chelating agents market is segmented based on type, form, distribution channel and application. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze major growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to make strategic decisions to identify core market applications.


  • Synthetic Chelating Agents
  • Natural Chelating Agents

On the basis of type, the chelating agents market is segmented into synthetic chelating agents, and natural chelating agents.


  • Biodegradable
  • Non-Biodegradable

On the basis of form, the chelating agents market is segmented into biodegradable, and non-biodegradable.

Distribution Channel

  • Direct Sales/B2B
  • Specialty Stores
  • Warehouses
  • E-Commerce
  • Others

On the basis of distribution channel, the chelating agents market is segmented into direct sales/B2B, specialty stores, warehouses, e-commerce, and others


  • Pulp And Paper
  • Agriculture
  • Cleaners And Detergents
  • Industrial Cleaning/Descaling
  • Mining
  • Textile Processing
  • Oil And Gas
  • Polymer Production
  • Building And Construction
  • Photography
  • Electrical And Electronics
  • Food, And Feed Additives
  • Personal Care
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Others

On the basis of application, the chelating agents market is segmented into pulp and paper, agriculture, cleaners and detergents, industrial cleaning/descaling, mining, textile processing, oil and gas, polymer production, building and construction, photography, electrical and electronics, food, and feed additives, personal care, pharmaceuticals, and others.

Chelating Agents Market Regional Analysis/Insights

The chelating agents market are analyzed, and market size insights and trends are provided based on as referenced above.

The countries covered in the chelating agents market report are U.S., Canada and Mexico, Germany, France, U.K., Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Rest of Europe, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia and New Zealand, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Rest of Asia-Pacific, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E, South Africa, Egypt, Israel, Rest of Middle East and Africa, Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America.

Asia-Pacific is expected to dominate the chelating agents market due to the increased demand for chelating agents in fertilizer industries. In Asia-Pacific region, China is expected to dominate the chelating agents market due to the Increasing number of intoxication in this region.

The region section of the report also provides individual market impacting factors and changes in regulations in the market that impact the current and future trends of the market. Data points, such as new and replacement sales, country demographics, disease epidemiology, and import-export tariffs, are some of the major pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. In addition, the presence and availability of global brands and their challenges faced due to high competition from local and domestic brands and the impact of sales channels are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.

Table of Content:

Part 01: Executive Summary

Part 02: Scope of the Report

Part 03: Global Chelating Agents Market Segmentation By Component

Part 04: Global Chelating Agents Market Segmentation By Enterprises Size

Part 05: Global Chelating Agents Market Segmentation By Technology

Part 06: Five Forces Analysis

Part 07: Customer Landscape

Part 08: Geographic Landscape

Part 09: Decision Framework

Part 10: Drivers and Challenges

Part 11: Market Trends

Part 12: Vendor Landscape

Part 13: Vendor Analysis

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