Coumarin Market Size & Share, by Type (Pharmaceutical Grade, Cosmetic Grade, Chemical Grade); Application (Perfumery and Fragrances, Medicine, Detergents, Electroplating and Coating) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Nov 24, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Coumarin Market size is poised to reach USD 556 Million by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of coumarin was USD 182 Million. The reason behind the growth is due to the rising cases of cardiovascular diseases across the globe. Coumarins have been shown to have benefits on the cardiovascular system, especially in patients with arterial fibrillation, one of the most prevalent cardiac conditions. The primary clinical application of Coumarin-based anticoagulants is to prevent stroke or systemic embolism. Over the last 30 years, fatalities from cardiovascular disease increased by more than 55% worldwide. 

The growing usage of anti-cancer agents is believed to fuel the market growth. Coumarin derivatives have been used to treat several malignant conditions owing to their strong anti-tumor properties and a range of anti-tumor mechanisms and they may also slow the growth of tumor mass.

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Coumarin Market: Key Insights

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Base Year Market Size (2023)

~ USD 182 Million

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

~ USD 556 Million

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Coumarin Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges


Growth Drivers

  • Rising Usage of Flavoring Agents in Food & Beverages - Natural sources of coumarin, such as cinnamon which is also used as a flavoring agent in toothpaste and chewing gum are permitted in food owing to their ability to freshen and possibly even eliminate bad breath.
  • Rising Intake of Alcohol- Wine and some spirits are aged in oak barrels that release coumarin chemicals that may contribute to the bitterness of the alcoholic drinks.
  • Increasing Need for Detergents - Coumarin is a common ingredient in detergents, which is used to conceal bad smells.
  • Usage of Coumarin in Rubber Products- Coumarin is an aromatic organic chemical substance that is utilized in rubber goods to mask offensive scents.
  • Growing Applications in Electroplating and Coating-  Coumarin is widely employed in the electroplating business, primarily to give chrome-plated steel a highly polished appearance.
  • Spiking Prevalence of Respiratory Disorders- Coumarin is a benzopyrone that has been used in various medications as it has anti-inflammatory and anticoagulant properties that may aid in the creation of future anti-inflammatory medications for chronic inflammation. As of 2023, it has been estimated that asthma affects about 300 million people worldwide and has a substantial morbidity and mortality impact.


  • Adverse Effects of Coumarin - Exposure to high oral doses of coumarins appears to be associated with dizziness, headaches, blood in the urine and stools, stomach pain, and hair loss.  Moreover, the main risk associated with coumarin anticoagulants is a serious problem that can cause bleeding, and several less severe side effects in addition to those disastrous ones, including blood in the urine, severe bruising, extended nosebleeds, bleeding gums, or heavy periods in women.
  • Varying Prices of Raw Materials can Impact the Overall Cost of Production
  • Stringent Rules & Regulations Owing to Potential Health Concerns

Coumarin Segmentation

Application (Medicine, Detergents, Electroplating and Coating, Perfumery and Fragrances)

The perfumery and fragrances segment is estimated to account for 35% share of the global coumarin market in the coming years owing to the rising personal disposable income. Almost every form of cosmetic and toiletry contains perfume, which is intended to make the product smell nice and pleasant. It is projected that changing lifestyles and greater disposable income will increase demand for more expensive eau de perfumes. Furthermore, the majority of people's standard of living is improving in urban areas as consumers, particularly the younger generation, choose more expensive scents. These causes may increase coumarin consumption in the next years.

Coumarin is a common ingredient in perfume formulations that may have the aroma of freshly cut hay, vanilla, and almonds, and encourage scents of herbs such as oakmoss, citrus oils, lavender, and rosemary. It is obtained primarily from the tonka bean, but it can also be found in other plants. Furthermore, coumarin is best described as a thick, nut-like scent that is pleasant, fragrant, and creamy, and it can be used as a fixative in a variety of fragrances. Global disposable incomes and household spending increased by 2.5% in 2022, according to estimates.

Type (Pharmaceutical Grade, Cosmetic Grade, Chemical Grade)

Coumarin market from the cosmetic grade segment is set to garner a notable share. Cosmetic-grade coumarin is frequently utilized in the production of several cosmetic goods such as skin care, suntan, cleansing, bubble baths, and aftershave lotion. Moreover, in the cosmetic industry, coumarin is utilized for its scent-enhancing qualities and is thought to be present in more than 85% of cosmetic goods and as an ingredient in different essential oils.

Our in-depth analysis of the global coumarin market includes the following segments:


  • Pharmaceutical Grade
  •  Cosmetic Grade
  • Chemical Grade


  • Perfumery and Fragrances
  • Medicine
  • Detergents
  • Electroplating and Coating

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Coumarin Industry - Regional Synopsis

North American Market Forecast

Coumarin market in North America is predicted to account for the largest share of 30% by 2036 propelled by the rising spending in skincare and makeup products. It is expected that the entry of younger consumers into the market, consumers' evolving lifestyles, the rising incidence of skin conditions, and the growing desire for organic and chemical-free products have fueled the demand for skincare products in the region which may create a huge demand for coumarin in the coming years. Moreover, coumarin derivatives are used for the preparation of drugs for treating skin diseases, and these derivatives are also used to formulate skin care products and suntan products. For instance, more than USD 89 billion is spent on beauty items by US consumers each year.

European Market Statistics

The Europe Coumarin market is estimated to be the second largest, during the forecast timeframe led by the presence of a well-established healthcare industry. In Germany, the health sector is among the most significant business sectors which is leading in Europe in terms of market size, patient population, medical technology producers, and healthcare providers. This may result in higher demand for coumarin as it is used in several pharmaceuticals.

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Companies Dominating the Coumarin Landscape

    • Atlas Fine Chemicals
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      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Omkar Speciality Chemicals
    • N.S.Chemicals
    • Bristol Myers Squibb
    • Yingyang Flavors & Fragrance
    • Anhui Jinpeng Flavours & Fragrances
    • China Tuhsu
    • Changzhou XinTongLi Chemicals
    • Wuhan Sincere-star Chemical
    • Saichuang Technology
    • Botai (Tianjin) Fine Chemical


In The News

  • Bristol Myers Squibb acquired Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. to introduce KRAZATI a significant medication for lung cancer to gain access to several intriguing clinical assets that enhance its pipeline for oncology treatments and to make sure that Mirati's range of cutting-edge medications can assist patients everywhere.
  • Merck & Co. along with Kelun-Biotech to collaborate with the pharmaceutical company on more sophisticated antibody-drug conjugates, and grant it the right to seven antibody-drug conjugates, which are early-stage medicines.

Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 5393
  • Published Date: Nov 24, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Rising cases of cardiovascular diseases across the globe and the growing usage of anti-cancer agents are the major factors driving the market's growth.

The market size of Coumarin is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 8% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are Omkar Speciality Chemicals, N.S.Chemicals, Yingyang Flavors & Fragrance, Anhui Jinpeng Flavours & Fragrances, China Tuhsu, Changzhou XinTongLi Chemicals, Wuhan Sincere-star Chemical, Saichuang Technology, Botai (Tianjin) Fine Chemical.

The perfumery and fragrances segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the North American region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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