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Glycerin

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Executive summary 8
Summary 9
Introduction 18
Manufacturing processes 19
Glycerin from natural sources 19
Production of soap: saponification 19
Production of fatty acid: hydrolysis 19
Biodiesel production: transesterification 20
Synthetic glycerin 21
Grades 22
Crude glycerin 22
Refined glycerin 22
Environmental issues 24
Supply and demand by region 25
United States 25
Producing companies 25
Refined glycerin 25
Synthetic glycerin 28
Salient statistics 28
Consumption 31
Propylene glycol 32
Personal care products 32
Food and beverages 33
Polyether polyols 34
Pet food 35
Oral care products 35
Recreational vehicle (RV) fluids 36
Home care 36
Pharmaceuticals 36
Tobacco 36
Engine coolants/antifreeze 37
Alkyd resins 37
Other 38
Price 38
Trade 39
Imports 39
Exports 40
Canada 41
Producing companies 41
Salient statistics 41
Consumption 42
Trade 42
Mexico 44
Producing companies 44
Salient statistics 44
Consumption 45
Trade 45
Brazil 46
Producing companies 46
Salient statistics 47
Consumption 48
Trade 48
Other Central and South America 48
Producing companies 48
Salient statistics 49
Consumption 50
Trade 50
Western Europe 51
Producing companies 51
Natural glycerin 51
Synthetic glycerin 55
Salient statistics 56
Production 57
Consumption 58
Traditional applications 59
New applications 60
Epichlorohydrin 61
Propylene glycol (1,2-propanediol) 62
Syngas 62
Fermentation to 1,3-propanediol 63
Price 63
Trade 64
Imports 64
Exports 65
Central Europe 65
Producing companies 65
Salient statistics 67
Production 68
Consumption 68
Trade 69
Imports 69
Exports 70
CIS and Baltic States 71
Producing companies 71
Salient statistics 72
Production 73
Consumption 74
Trade 74
Imports 74
Exports 75
Middle East 75
Producing companies 75
Salient statistics 77
Production 78
Consumption 78
Trade 79
Imports 79
Exports 79
Africa 80
Producing companies 80
Salient statistics 81
Production 82
Consumption 82
Trade 83
Imports 83
Exports 84
Asia 85
Indian Subcontinent 86
Producing companies 86
Salient statistics 88
Consumption 88
Trade 89
Pakistan 90
Mainland China 90
Producing companies 90
Salient statistics 93
Consumption 94
Epichlorohydrin 95
Pharmaceuticals 95
Alkyd resins 95
Toothpaste 95
Personal care products 96
Food and beverages 96
Polyether polyols 96
Tobacco 96
Other 96
Price 97
Trade 98
Imports 98
Exports 99
Japan 99
Producing companies 99
Salient statistics 101
Consumption 102
Pharmaceuticals/personal and oral care products 102
Food and beverages 103
Alkyd resins 103
Polyether polyols 103
Tobacco 104
Cellophane 104
Other 104
Price 104
Trade 105
Other Northeast Asia 107
South Korea 107
Producing companies 107
Salient statistics 107
Consumption 108
Trade 108
Taiwan 109
Producing companies 109
Consumption 110
Trade 110
Southeast Asia and Oceania 111
Indonesia 112
Producing companies 112
Salient statistics 114
Production 115
Consumption 115
Trade 116
Malaysia 117
Producing companies 117
Salient statistics 119
Consumption 119
Trade 119
Philippines 121
Producing companies 121
Consumption 121
Trade 121
Thailand 122
Producing companies 122
Consumption 123
Trade 123
Other Southeast Asia 125
Singapore 125
Vietnam 125
Miscellaneous 125
Oceania 126
Producing companies 126
Consumption 126
Trade 126
Additional resources 128
Revisions 129
Data Workbook 130
Notice 131
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