Lead Stearate Market Size & Share, by Form (Submicron, Nano Brass Powder); Type (Di-basic (51%Lead); Normal Lead Stearate (28% Lead)); Application (Lubricants, Drier, Stabilizer, Mold Releasing Agent, Accelerant); End Use (Petroleum Industry, Ink, Oil & Paints, Electrical Industry, Rubber Industry, Plastic Industry) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

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  • Published Date: Feb 27, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Lead Stearate Market size is expected to reach USD 21 Billion by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 2% during the forecast period i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of lead stearate was over USD 5 Billion. Lead stearate is also utilized in the electronics industry, which has grown significantly in the last several years due to several innovations, product improvements, and breakthroughs. The electronic industry has been developing steadily throughout the years, and future growth is predicted to be at this same rate. This aspect is anticipated to drive up demand for lead stearate because of its use as cable coatings and lubricants. Lead-based substances are the most frequently utilized stabilizers in wire and cable worldwide because of their excellent electrical insulating properties and low cost. The electronic sector experienced the biggest surge of 13.8% which is regarded as the highest growth in the last six years in this domain. 

New opportunities are being created by continuous improvements in lead stearate manufacturing techniques and product compositions. In response to changing industry standards, producers are spending money on R&D to improve lead stearate's performance and provide lead-free substitutes.

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Lead Stearate Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • High Demand in PVC Production - PVC is one of those companies that supplies goods and services to a number of downstream sectors, such as infrastructure, agriculture, housing, and sanitation. Lead stearate is frequently utilized to stabilize PVC. Numerous industries are impacted by increasing urbanization and population, including housing, infrastructure, and agriculture, to name a few. Therefore, it projected that need for PVC products and lead stearate, a stabilizer used in PVC production, will increase.
  • Growing Demand in the Construction Industry - In the building sector, lead stearate is used as an agent for waterproofing. The need for lead stearate in waterproof purposes is being driven by the rise in construction activity, especially in emerging nations. Thus, rising construction activities are anticipated to drive the expansion of the lead stearate market in the estimated period. A total of 1,337,800 dwelling units were constructed in 2021, a 4% increase over 2020 in the United States.


  • Environmental Concerns Associated - Lead-based compounds, including lead stearate, are associated with environmental risks. Concerns are raised about the impact of lead on human health and the environment due to its toxicity. The growth of the market is likely to be limited by stringent legislation and an increasing emphasis on sustainability.
  • Competition from Alternative is Set to Pose Limitation on the Market Growth Further Period
  • Fluctuating Prices of Raw Material is Set to Hamper the Lead Stearate Market Growth in the Upcoming Period.

Lead Stearate Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2023)

~USD 5 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

~USD 21 Billion

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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Lead Stearate Segmentation

Form (Submicron, Nano Brass Powder)

In terms of form, the nano brass powder segment in the lead stearate market is anticipated to hold the highest CAGR of 70% during the period between 2024-2036. It may be a white powder that quickens the polymerization and oxidation forms in oil paints and varnishes when utilized as a Drier. Also, lead stearate in a Nano Powder frame is used as a vinyl polymer stabilizer, an expulsion oil, and an erosion inhibitor in petroleum items. All through the projection period, it is expected that requests for them will increase more. 

Application (Lubricants, Drier, Stabilizer, Mold Releasing Agent, Accelerant)

Based on application, the stabilizer segment is expected to hold 30%  share of the global lead stearate market by 2036. One of the main drivers for growth in the lead acetate market is increased demand from the PVC industry, which uses lead acetate as a stabilizer. In addition, lead stearate is used as a PVC stabilizer for the synthesis of PVC, as an additive for the production of polymers in the rubber industry, etc. In 2025, the world's production of PVC is expected to reach almost 60 million metric tons.

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


  • Submicron
  • Nano Brass Powder


  • Di-basic (51%Lead)
  •  Normal Lead Stearate (28% Lead)


  • Lubricants
  • Drier
  • Stabilizer
  • Mold Releasing Agent
  •  Accelerant

            End Use

  • Petroleum Industry
  • Ink, Oil & Paints
  •  Electrical Industry
  •  Rubber Industry
  • Plastic Industry

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Lead Stearate Industry - Regional Synopsis

Latin American Market Forecasts

The Latin America region is anticipated to dominate the lead stearate market by reaching a growth of 33% during the period between 2024-2036. The development in the region can be ascribed to the tall generation of PVC items and the nearness of key players within the locale. The request for PVC products is comparatively tall within the Latin America locale. Conspicuous PVC producers in Latin America incorporate Formosa Plastics, INEOS, Shin-Etsu Chemical, Westlake Chemical, and Tecnocom they will devour tall sums of lead stearate. The Latin America locale is anticipated to preserve its dominance over the figure period owing to the tall request for lead stabilizers in numerous conclusions utilizing businesses counting development and car businesses. 

APAC Market Statistics

The lead stearate market in the Asia Pacific is set to grow significantly during the forecast period. A noteworthy increment in framework advancement endeavors in creating countries like China and India, as well as quick industrialization and urbanization, are anticipated to extend the Asia Pacific territorial advertise over the anticipated period. Moreover, amid the evaluated period, rising disposable income levels among these countries' middle-class people are anticipated to drive item utilization over an assortment of customer product applications, including building & development materials, hardware items & machines, among others. The Asian Pacific household wealth reached 108 billion U.S. dollars at the end of 2018. In 2023 this figure is expected to rise to 144 billion US dollars.

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Companies Dominating the Lead Stearate Landscape

    • WSD Chemical limited
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Asian Organo Industries
    • Triveni Interchem Private Limited
    • Pratham Metchem LLP
    • POCL Enterprises Limited
    • Beijing Yunbang Biosciences Co.Ltd.
    • Gravita Metals
    • Chongqing ChangFeng Chemical Co.,Ltd.
    • Xiamen Hisunny Chemical Co., LTD
    • Qingdao Echemi Technology Co., Ltd.


In The News

  • The recycling facility owned by Gravita Metals, which has its headquarters in Ghana and Tanzania among other two African countries, started commercial production in June 2020. The company's metal recycling business has improved thanks to the Tanzanian recycling facility's 3,000 tonnes of yearly lead production capacity and the Ghanaian facility's 12,000 tonnes of production capability.
  • Asian Organo Industries recently introduced lead stearate, a white powder that accelerates the process of polymerization and oxidation procedures in oil paints and varnishes when used as a Drier. Lead stearate is also utilized in petroleum products as a corrosion inhibitor, as a vinyl polymer stabilizer, and as an additive during extrusion.

Author Credits:  Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 5734
  • Published Date: Feb 27, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The growing demand in the construction sector and high demand in PVC production are some of the major factors anticipated to drive the growth of the lead stearate market.

The market is anticipated to attain a CAGR of ~2% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are of POCL Enterprises Limited, Beijing Yunbang Biosciences Co.Ltd., Shristab Pvt. Ltd., Chongqing ChangFeng Chemical Co.,Ltd., Xiamen Hisunny Chemical Co., LTD, Qingdao Echemi Technology Co., Ltd., and others.

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

The market in Latin America 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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