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Fluorosilicic Acid Market Size - By Grade (40%, 35%, 25%), Application (Water Fluoridation, Textile Processing, Metal Surface Treatment, Hydrogen Fluoride, Aluminium Fluoride, Silicofluoride, Electroplating, Hide Processing, Oil Well Acidizing) & Forecast, 2021 - 2027

  • Report ID: GMI3248
  • Published Date: Oct 2021
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Fluorosilicic Acid Market Size

Fluorosilicic Acid Market size exceeded USD 365 million in 2020 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 8% from 2021 to 2027 owing to the rising ground water and surface water pollution that will boost the requirement for water treatment.

Fluorosilicic acid is an organic colourless fuming liquid with a penetrating pungent odour. It is produced as a by-product of hydrogen fluoride and phosphoric acid production. Fluorosilicic acid is usually disposed by converting it into inert harmless waste products by neutralization it with limestone or milk of lime.

Fluorosilicic Acid Market Overview

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The acid is commercially available as an aqueous solution by up to 70% in chemically pure-grade and technical-grade. It is used in hardening cement & ceramic, water fluoridation, and as a wood preservative. It is also widely used in various applications, which include water fluoridation in water treatment plants, textile, metal processing, electroplating, and oil well acidizing.

Additionally, fluorosilicic acid is deployed in different applications such as sterilization, commercial laundry, neutralizing agent, and in rust removing. The rising demand from the textile industry is further expected to boost the fluorosilicic acid market growth due to its use for removal of stain and rust from fabrics. Cost-effectiveness, high-quality & environment friendliness of the product, easy availability of raw materials, and upgrading of production facilities will foster market growth.

Furthermore, the steady expansion of the market, intensification of customer relations, and a sharp & sustainable surge in brand and customer connect initiatives will enhance the product adoption rate. Product launches and strategic partnerships are anticipated to be the key strategies implemented by industry participants to expand their market presence and gain a strong foothold in the global market.

Fluorosilicic Acid Market Analysis

fluorosilicic acid market from 40% grade

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The global fluorosilicic acid market from 40% grade surpassed USD 170 million in 2020 and is anticipated to witness significant gains of over CAGR 7.5% from 2021 to 2027. 40% grade is used in the fluoridation of public drinking water as it maintains the fluorine level in the water, preventing tooth decay.

Community water fluoridation is recommended by medical, dental & public organizations, such as the U.S. Public Health Service, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Paediatrics, and WHO, which is anticipated to favor the market growth. Changing brand preferences along with the increasing organized retail landscape are boosting the textile industry, which in turn, is expected to fuel 40% fluorosilicic acid market share.

Increasing demand for oral care products owing to the increasing geriatric population and availability of different types of denture products will drive the industry growth. Strict government regulations to curb water contamination and increasing government expenditure on water treatment are anticipated to be few significant reasons propelling the 40% grade fluorosilicic acid market growth The 40% grade product is widely used as a cleaner and pH adjuster in the textile industry. Rapid industrialization along with increasing fabric production is stimulating the growth of textile industry during the estimated time.

fluorosilicic acid market from water fluoridation application

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The water fluoridation application segment is anticipated to surpass USD 85 million by 2027 due to increasing urban population, growing water pollution levels, and rising health awareness. The increasing consumption of water across the globe coupled with stringent government regulations is expected to drive the demand for water chemicals. In addition, increasing industrial activities and increasing awareness of safe water supply for drinking water systems due to rising health concerns are anticipated to drive the fluorosilicic acid market revenue.

The increasing practice of water fluoridation by adding industrial-grade fluoride chemicals to the water to prevent tooth decay and increasing consumer demand for natural ingredients in oral care products, such as floss and mouthwash will drive product demand in the coming years.. Moreover, increasing consumer concerns to prevent tooth decay along with the demand for safe & effective ingredients to prevent all ages against cavities will favour the fluorosilicic acid market trends during the estimated period.

According to the U.S. public health, a controlled amount of fluoride compound in community water supply helps to achieve a concentration required for the prevention of dental caries and limits the risks of dental fluorosis. As per data from the WHO, dental caries in permanent teeth is the most common health condition globally. As stated by the Department of Health of Australian Government, in terms of improving the oral health, fluoridation of drinking water is safe and effective for people of all ages.

North America fluorosilicic acid market

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The North America fluorosilicic acid market is poised to surpass USD 260 million by 2027 owing to the increasing product applications in public drinking water systems. The U.S. government regulations are stipulating municipal corporations to use fluoridating agents in public drinking water. The American Dental Health Service association has recommended water fluoridation as the most effective public health measure for the prevention of dental caries and urged that its benefits be extended to communal water systems.

Increasing awareness of safe drinking water systems along with an increasing demand for oral care products including toothpaste, mouth floss, and other products is anticipated to positively impact fluorosilicic acid market sales. Increasing sales of oral care products along with growing consumer inclination toward oral routine for maintaining oral hygiene are fuelling the demand for oral care products. Furthermore, growing concerns among individuals along with rising cases of oral health problems, such as tooth pain, sensitivity, and tooth decay, are stimulating the demand for oral care products.

Fluorosilicic Acid Market Share

The fluorosilicic acid industry includes various players such

  • Solvay
  • American Elements
  • Honeywell International, Inc.
  • Gelest Inc.
  • Hydrite Chemical Co.

Companies are primarily engaged in development of strategies, including expanding production capacity, new product launch, for expanding their business.

In January 2021, Hawkins acquired all the assets of C & L Aqua Professionals, Inc. and LC Blending, Inc. The strategic initiative aims to extend the company’s water treatment footprint across Louisiana. This move is also anticipated to boost product demand across the water fluoridation application.

The global fluorosilicic acid market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of volume in kilo tons and revenue in USD million from 2021 to 2027 for the following segments:

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By Grade

  • 40%
  • 25%
  • 35%

By Application

  • Water fluoridation
  • Textile processing
  • Metal surface treatment
  • Hydrogen fluoride
  • Aluminum fluoride
  • Silicofluoride
  • Electroplating
  • Hide processing
  • Oil well acidizing
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Denmark
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Thailand
    • Malaysia
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE


Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Fluorosilicic acid industry exceeded USD 365 million in 2020 and will expand at a CAGR of 8% between 2021 and 2027 driven by increasing surface water and ground water pollution and rising demand for water treatment.

Fluorosilicic acid is deployed in a range of applications such as water fluoridation in water treatment plants, electroplating, textile, oil well acidizing, metal processing, commercial laundry, sterilization, and others.

The overall industry from 40% grade fluorosilicic acid is set to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% up to 2027 due to increasing product usage in the fluoridation of public drinking water and strict government regulations for curbing water contamination.

North America will surpass USD 260 million through 2027 owing to the mounting demand for oral care products and surging awareness regarding safe drinking water systems.

Major companies in the fluorosilicic acid industry include American Elements, Hydrite Chemical Co., Honeywell International, Inc., Solvay, Gelest, Inc., and others.

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  • Base Year: 2020
  • Companies covered: 16
  • Tables & Figures: 214
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