The global cis-3-hexen-1-ol market size is expected to witness potential gains in the future, and register a significant CAGR of 15.74% over the forecast period (2019 - 2027).
Cis-3-hexen-1-ol is a colorless oily liquid with an intense grassy-green odor. It is a valuable resource for imparting fruit and vegetable aromas to foods and for use in perfumes. It is an alcohol and its esters are also important flavor and fragrance raw materials. Mezcal, a Mexican distilled alcoholic beverage made from agave, contains enhanced concentrations of cis-3-Hexen-1-ol. It is used as a refreshing top note of floral fragrances. It is also present in essential oils and fruit-based oils. Cis-3-Hexen-1-ol is also used to relieve swelling, itching, bleeding and minor skin irritation.
Increasing demand for air care products such as air cleaners, anti-odor agents, air purifiers, air conditioners, and air filters is expected to boost growth of the global cis-3-hexen-1-ol market. Cis-3-hexen-1-ol is also used car wax/polish, floor wax, general polishing agents, polish for metals, plastics, rubber, lacquers, leather, and furniture. Therefore, increasing demand for laundry and dishwashing products is expected aid in market growth.
However, cis-3-hexen-1-ol can cause severe eye damage/eye irritation and is highly flammable. Moreover, increasing concerns of adverse effects of chemical disposal in landfills and ocean is expected to retrain growth of the global cis-3-hexen-1-ol market growth.
Among regions North America is expected to hold dominant position in the market over the forecast period. This is owing to growing perfume industry in the region. The perfume and cosmetic industry is one of the largest consumer of cis-3-hexen-1-ol. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market, owing to growing population in the region, which in turn increases demand for homecare products. France accounts for a major market share in Europe and the market in Europe is expected to witness significant growth. This is owing to significant growth of the fashion industry in the region.
In Latin America, increasing demand for cis-3-hexen-1-ol from the food and beverages and the pharmaceutical industries is expected to boost the global market size. Rapid economic growth and improving lifestyle in Middle East is increasing the usage of perfumes and other cosmetic products in the region. This in turn is expected to boost growth of the market.
Some of the major players operating in the global cis-3-hexen-1-ol market include, A.C.S. International, Inc., Alfrebro LLC, Vigon International, Inc., and Fleurchem, Inc.