1 INTRODUCTION 16
1.1 OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY 16
1.2 MARKET DEFINITION 16
1.3 STUDY SCOPE 17
1.3.1 REGIONAL SEGMENTATION 18
1.4 PERIODIZATION CONSIDERED 18
1.5 CURRENCY CONSIDERED 19
1.6 VOLUME UNITS CONSIDERED 19
1.7 STAKEHOLDERS 20

2 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 21
2.1 RESEARCH DATA 21
2.1.1 SECONDARY DATA 22
2.1.1.1 Key data from secondary sources 22
2.1.2 PRIMARY DATA 23
2.1.2.1 Key primary insights 23
2.1.2.2 Breakdown of primary Interviews 24
2.2 MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION 24
2.3 MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION 27
2.4 RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS 28
2.4.1 ASSUMPTIONS 28
2.4.2 LIMITATIONS 29

3 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 30

4 PREMIUM INSIGHTS 33
4.1 OPPORTUNITIES IN THE TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM
SULFATE (THPS) MARKET 33
4.2 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET: KEY COUNTRIES 34
4.3 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET,
BY APPLICATION (USD THOUSAND) 35
4.4 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET, BY FUNCTION (USD THOUSAND) 35
4.5 NORTH AMERICA: TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET, BY APPLICATION & COUNTRY 36
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5 MARKET OVERVIEW 37
5.1 INTRODUCTION 37
5.2 SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS 37
5.3 MARKET DYNAMICS 38
5.3.1 DRIVERS 39
5.3.1.1 Growth of end-use segments such as oil & gas and textile 39
5.3.1.2 Preference over other toxic biocides 40
5.3.1.3 Increase in application of THPS in hydraulic fracturing 40
5.3.2 RESTRAINTS 40
5.3.2.1 Alternative technologies are being developed to replace biocides 40
5.3.2.2 Increase in focus on oxidizing biocides 40
5.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 41
5.3.3.1 Product innovations and customizations to meet growing consumer demand 41
5.3.3.2 Increase in focus on high-growth markets such as the Middle East & Asia Pacific 41
5.3.4 CHALLENGES 42
5.3.4.1 Rise in price of raw materials 42
5.3.4.2 Health hazards associated with exposure to THPS 42

6 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET,
BY FUNCTION 43
6.1 INTRODUCTION 44
6.2 BIOCIDE 46
6.2.1 THPS IS ECO-FRIENDLY AND EFFECTIVE IN BOTH ACIDIC
AND ALKALINE MEDIA 46
6.3 FLAME RETARDANT 47
6.3.1 THPS IS MAJORLY USED AS A FLAME RETARDANT IN COTTON AND CELLULOSE BLEND FABRICS 47
6.4 IRON SULFIDE SCAVENGER 49
6.4.1 THPS CHANGES THE PHYSICAL FORM AND BACTERIAL CONTENT OF THE IRON SULFIDE DEPOSITS 49
6.5 TANNING AGENT 50
6.5.1 RISE IN THE USE OF THPS AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL SALTS DURING THE LEATHER TANNING PROCESS TO DRIVE THE MARKET GROWTH 50

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7 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET,
BY APPLICATION 52
7.1 INTRODUCTION 53
7.2 OIL & GAS 55
7.2.1 THPS IS STABLE AT HIGH-TEMPERATURES AND PROLONGS DOWNHOLE PROTECTION IN OILFIELDS 55
7.3 WATER TREATMENT 56
7.3.1 THPS HAS EMERGED AS A PREFERRED BIOCIDE IN THE COOLING TOWERS OF WATER TREATMENT PLANTS 56
7.4 TEXTILE 58
7.4.1 THPS IS USED MORE AS A FLAME RETARDANT THAN A LEATHER TANNING AGENT IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY 58
7.5 LEATHER 59
7.5.1 THPS IS PREFFERED LEATHER TANNING AGENT OVER OTHER AGENTS 59
7.6 OTHERS 60
7.6.1 INCREASED APPLICATIONS OF THPS ACROSS INDUSTRIES DUE TO ITS ENVIRONMENT-FRIENDLY NATURE 60

8 TETRAKIS(HYDROXYMETHYL)PHOSPHONIUM SULFATE (THPS) MARKET,
BY REGION 62
8.1 INTRODUCTION 63
8.2 NORTH AMERICA 65
8.2.1 US 69
8.2.1.1 High demand for THPS in industrial water processes and growing manufacturing industries drive the market 69
8.2.2 CANADA 70
8.2.2.1 Highly diversified oil & gas industry driving the market 70
8.2.3 MEXICO 72
8.2.3.1 Rise in investments in the oil & gas industry 72
8.3 EUROPE 73
8.3.1 GERMANY 76
8.3.1.1 The growth in the oil & gas industry in the country to drive the sales of THPS in the market 76
8.3.2 ITALY 77
8.3.2.1 The demand for THPS in the oil & gas sector is projected to drive the market in the country 77
8.3.3 FRANCE 79
8.3.3.1 The demand for THPS in the oil & gas industry offers lucrative opportunities for manufacturers in the country 79
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8.3.4 SPAIN 80
8.3.4.1 The oil sector is projected to offer lucrative opportunities for THPS manufacturers in the coming years 80
8.3.5 NETHERLANDS 81
8.3.5.1 The demand for THPS in the oil industry is projected to drive the growth of the market 81
8.3.6 REST OF EUROPE 82
8.4 ASIA PACIFIC 83
8.4.1 CHINA 87
8.4.1.1 The rising government support and funding in various activities drive the Chinese tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate (THPS) market 87
8.4.2 INDIA 89
8.4.2.1 Increase in manufacturing facilities propelling the tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate (THPS) market in the country 89
8.4.3 JAPAN 90
8.4.3.1 Increase in the imports of leather and leather products enhancing the growth of the tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate (THPS) market in Japan 90
8.4.4 AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 92
8.4.4.1 Australian chemical companies adopting advanced technological methods for enhancing water treatment applications in the country 92
8.4.5 REST OF ASIA PACIFIC 93
8.5 REST OF THE WORLD (ROW) 94
8.5.1 SOUTH AMERICA 97
8.5.1.1 The increasing global demand for durable materials in the leather industry is a major factor driving the tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate (THPS) market in the region 97
8.5.2 MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA 98
8.5.2.1 Increasing demand for oil & gas-related products is projected to drive the growth of the tetrakis(hydroxymethyl)phosphonium sulfate (THPS) market in the region 98

9 COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE 100
9.1 OVERVIEW 100
9.2 COMPETITIVE LEADERSHIP MAPPING 101
9.2.1 DYNAMIC DIFFERENTIATORS 101
9.2.2 INNOVATORS 101
9.2.3 VISIONARY LEADERS 101
9.2.4 EMERGING COMPANIES 101
9.2.5 NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH 103
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10 COMPANY PROFILES 104
(Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments, SWOT analysis & MnM View)*
10.1 ARKEMA S.A. 104
10.2 SOLVAY 106
10.3 SIGMA-ALDRICH (MERCK KGAA) 109
10.4 DOWDUPONT 111
10.5 HUBEI XINGFA CHEMICALS GROUP CO., LTD. 114
10.6 CHANGSHU NEW-TECH CHEMICALS CO., LTD. 116
10.7 JIANGXI FUERXIN MEDICINE CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 117
10.8 JIANGSU KANGXIANG INDUSTRIAL GROUP CO., LTD. 118
10.9 PRASOL CHEMICALS PVT. LTD. 119
10.10 HUBEI LIANXING CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 120
10.11 JIANGSU DAN AI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 121
10.12 FINORIC LLC 122
10.13 COMPASS CHEMICAL 123
*Details on Business overview, Products offered, Recent developments, SWOT analysis & MnM View might not be captured in case of unlisted companies.

11 APPENDIX 124
11.1 DISCUSSION GUIDE 124
11.2 KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS’ SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL 129
11.3 AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS 131
11.4 RELATED REPORTS 132
11.5 AUTHOR DETAILS 133