US Ethanolamine Market: Industry Analysis and Forecast (2024-2030)

  • The US Ethanolamine Market size was valued at USD 3339 Mn. in 2023 and the total US Ethanolamine revenue is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.5% from 2024 to 2030, reaching nearly USD 5539 Mn. in 2030.

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US Ethanolamine Market Overview

Ethanolamines, formed by ammonia and ethylene oxide, find diverse applications including surfactants, cement grinding, herbicides, and gas treatment. Demand from agriculture and construction drives market growth. However, their use, especially in healthcare, rises environmental and health concerns due to increased chemical oxygen demand and total nitrogen, acting as constraints for the US Ethanolamine market. Ethanolamine consumption at around 60% for gas treating, with other significant uses in soaps, detergents, personal care products, herbicides, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and pulp and paper production.


The report actively researches the dynamic landscape of the US Ethanolamine Market, providing detailed analysis and strategic insights for stakeholders. It investigates nuanced trends, drivers, challenges, and opportunities. Using meticulous methodology combining primary and secondary research, the report unveils complex market dynamics, consumer behavior, regulatory frameworks, and competitive landscapes. It accurately outlines the market's current dimensions, growth patterns, size, and significant trends. Additionally, it keenly identifies pivotal factors driving US Ethanolamine market growth and highlights growing opportunities.

US Ethanolamine Market


US Ethanolamine Market Dynamics:

Growing Demand from Soaps & Detergents Industry to Drive the US Ethanolamine Market.

The US Ethanolamine Industry increasing demand drives economic growth, creating jobs across manufacturing, logistics, and supply chains. The surge in production encourages innovation and research, enhancing product quality. The resulting economic activity boosts tax revenues, supporting public services and infrastructure development, ultimately elevating standards of living through improved hygiene and sanitation.

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Additionally, US Ethanolamine Market production poses environmental challenges, contributing to air and water pollution. Its use in cleaning products raises concerns about micro plastic pollution. Growing demand strains resources, risking depletion and price fluctuations. Health risks necessitate strict safety measures and regulations. Ethanolamine price spikes strain consumer budgets, raising ethical dilemmas about production practices and labour conditions, emphasizing the need for responsible sourcing and ethical manufacturing.


The US ethanolamine market growth driven by the soaps and detergents industry brings economic benefits, job creation, and social improvements. However, balancing this with responsible production, sustainable sourcing, and stringent regulations is essential. Advancements in green technologies, circular economy principles, and heightened consumer awareness mitigate negative impacts. Collaborative efforts among stakeholders, governments, and environmental organizations are pivotal for sustainable growth, emphasizing the need for a balanced approach toward economic and environmental responsibility.


US Ethanolamine Market Segment Analysis

Based on Type, the Monoethanolamine (MEA)segment held the largest market share of about 50% in the US Ethanolamine Market in 2023.According to the STELLAR analysis, the segment is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.6 % during the forecast period. It stands out as the dominant segment within the US Ethanolamine Market thanks to its rapid technological advancement and growing adoption of smart devices with data connectivity and integration.

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MEA (Monoethanolamine) demonstrates high gas treating efficiency by effectively capturing acidic gases such as CO2 and H2S from natural gas streams, ensuring cleaner fuel and compliance with environmental standards. Its versatility covers to chemical production, personal care products, pulp and paper, and the textile industry, making it a cost-effective choice compared to alternatives like DEA and TEA.


The US ethanolamine market environmental concerns arise with MEA due to its volatility and CO2 absorption, contributing to greenhouse gas emissions. Its production and use generate wastewater with harmful contaminantes. Health risks include skin, eye, and respiratory irritation, requiring safety measures. MEA's corrosiveness to metals adds equipment costs, and regulatory restrictions on emissions and wastewater disposal increase operational complexities and costs.


MEA is vital in the US ethanolamine market thanks to its effectiveness, applications, and affordability. Ongoing research aims to address sustainability and environmental concerns.

US Ethanolamine Market Scope

Market Size in 2023

USD 3339Million

Market Size in 2030

USD 5539 Million



Historic Data


Base Year


Forecast Period


Segment Scope

By Type

  • Monoethanolamine (MEA)
  •  Diethanolamine (DEA)
  •  Triethanolamine (TEA)

By Application

  • Surfactant in Personal Care
  • SuAgrochemical Production
  • SuGas Treatment
  • SuConstruction55
  • SuWood Preservation


Leading Key Players in the US Ethanolamine Market

  • DOW,
  • BASF
  • Ineos Oxides
  • Huntsman
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Nippon Shokubai
  • Mitsui Chemicals
  • KPX Green
  • Arak Petrochemical Company
  • OUCC
  • Yinyan Specialty Chemicals
  • Jiahua
  • Xian Lin Chemical
  • Maoming Petro?Chemical Shihua
  • JLZX Chemical

Frequently Asked Questions

Growing Demand from Soaps & Detergents Industry isto be the major driver for the US Ethanolamine market.

1.    US Ethanolamine Market Executive Summary
1.1 Study Assumption and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
1.3 Emerging Technologies
1.4 Market Projections
1.5 Strategic Recommendations
2.    US Ethanolamine Market Trends
2.1 Market Consolidation
2.2 Adoption of Advanced Technologies
2.3 Pricing and Reimbursement Trends
3.    US Ethanolamine Market: Dynamics
3.1.1 Market Driver
3.1.2 Market Restraints
3.1.3 Market Opportunities
3.1.4 Market Challenges

3.2 PORTER’s Five Forces Analysis
3.3 PESTLE Analysis
3.4 Regulatory Landscape 
3.5 Analysis of Government Schemes and Initiatives for the US Ethanolamine Industry
4.    US Ethanolamine Market: Market Size and Forecast by Segmentation (Value) (2023-2030)
4.1 US Ethanolamine Market Size and Forecast, by Type (2023-2030)
4.1.1 Monoethanolamine (MEA)
4.1.2  Diethanolamine (DEA)
4.1.3  Triethanolamine (TEA) 

4.2 US Ethanolamine Market Size and Forecast, by Application (2023-2030)
4.2.1 Surfactant in Personal Care
4.2.2 SuAgrochemical Production
4.2.3 SuGas Treatment
4.2.4 SuConstruction55
4.2.5 SuWood Preservation

5.    US Ethanolamine Market: Competitive Landscape
5.1 STELLAR Competition Matrix
5.2 Competitive Landscape
5.3 Key Players Benchmarking
5.3.1 Company Name
5.3.2 Service Segment
5.3.3 End-user Segment 
5.3.4 Revenue (2023)
5.3.5 Company Locations

5.4 Leading US Ethanolamine Companies, by market capitalization
5.5 Market Structure
5.5.1 Market Leaders 
5.5.2 Market Followers
5.5.3 Emerging Players

5.6 Mergers and Acquisitions Details
6.    Company Profile: Key Players
6.1 DOW
6.1.1 Company Overview
6.1.2 Business Portfolio
6.1.3 Financial Overview
6.1.4 SWOT Analysis
6.1.5 Strategic Analysis
6.1.6 Scale of Operation (small, medium, and large)
6.1.7 Details on Partnership
6.1.8 Regulatory Accreditations and Certifications Received by Them
6.1.9 Awards Received by the Firm
6.1.10  Recent Developments

6.2 BASF
6.3 Ineos Oxides
6.4 Huntsman 
6.5 Akzo Nobel
6.6 Nippon Shokubai
6.7 Mitsui Chemicals
6.8 KPX Green
6.9 Arak Petrochemical Company
6.10 OUCC
6.11 Yinyan Specialty Chemicals
6.12 Jiahua
6.13 Xian Lin Chemical
6.14 Maoming Petro?Chemical Shihua
6.15 JLZX Chemical
7.    Key Findings
8.    Industry Recommendations
9.    US Ethanolamine Market: Research Methodology

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