The global allantoin market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.76% during the period 2017-2021.
The report, Global Allantoin Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is the use of allantoin in scar treatment and tattoo industry. The growing use of allantoin-based products in scar treatments, as a result of advanced treatment methods and formulations containing allantoin as one the key ingredient, is significantly driving the market growth. Allantoin softens keratin, smoothens the skin, and removes dead skin cells in a short time period.
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is the increasing demand for anti-aging products. One of the main factors for the growth of the anti-aging products market is the aging population of baby boomers. This population segment is an ideal target for the anti-aging products. The world population is growing old, and 8% of it is above the age of 65. The percentage is expected to double by 2030. The North American market is far more mature than other regions such as APAC.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is the medical complications with oral consumption. Allantoin in comfrey was earlier popular as an oral medicine for treating renal problems. Comfrey is a class of flowering plant that is widely used in herbal medicines and cosmetic products. Comfrey is a rich source of allantoin and is used as very good cell proliferant and is used in skin repair, scar treatment, bone growth, and hair growth. Owing to the remarkable benefits of comfrey, it is widely used in chemical drugs and herbal medicines.