Global Organic Peroxide Market size was valued at USD 2 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 3.5 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Organic peroxides are highly reactive and can spontaneously decompose, producing free radicals that trigger a variety of chemical processes including polymerization, cross-linking, and oxidation.

They are frequently utilized as initiators and catalysts for crosslinking in polymerization procedures that yield polymers and rubbers. In addition, they act as curing agents in the manufacture of resins, protective coatings, and adhesives, helping to improve material qualities such as durability, toughness, and heat resistance.

One notable development in the worldwide organic peroxide market is the growing need for ecologically friendly and sustainable alternatives. As environmental concerns rise and laws tighten, there is an increasing demand for organic peroxides, which have a lesser environmental effect and are easier to manage.

Furthermore, the need for organic peroxides is increasing in emerging nations, notably in Asia-Pacific, due to fast industrialization and infrastructural development. Technological developments in organic peroxide compositions, such as increased stability and efficiency, are contributing to market expansion.

Moreover, strategic alliances and partnerships among industry leaders promote innovation and market development. In the end, the organic peroxide industry is experiencing a trend towards eco-friendly solutions, alongside continuous growth in growing areas and continued breakthroughs in product development and collaboration.

By type, diacyl peroxides segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Diacyl peroxides are popular in the organic peroxide industry because of their flexibility as initiators in polymerization operations. They effectively enable the cross-linking and hardening of resins, polymers, and elastomers, which makes them important in a variety of industrial applications.

By application, polymer segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Polymers dominate the organic peroxide industry because they are required in polymerization operations, in which peroxides act as initiators. The growing need for polymers in sectors such as plastics, coatings, and adhesives drives the need for organic peroxides.

Asia-Pacific is driving the organic peroxide industry owing to its strong industrial expansion, growing population, increasing demand in end-user industries such as automobile and construction, key manufacturing capabilities, and compliance with increasingly severe environmental and safety laws.

Akzo Nobel N.V. is a Dutch multinational corporation that manufactures paints and durable coatings for both industrial and consumer markets across the world.  AkzoNobel is the globe’s third-biggest paint producer by revenue, behind Sherwin-Williams and PPG Industries.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 2 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 3.5 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 1.8 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 4.5% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Type, Application and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Organic Peroxide market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict an in-depth scenario of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Organic Peroxide industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Organic Peroxide Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Organic Peroxide Market:

  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Arkema S.A.
  • United Initiators GmbH
  • NOF Corporation
  • Pergan GmbH
  • Chinasun Speciality Chemicals Co. Ltd.
  • NOV Corporation
  • Suzhou Hualun Chemical Co. Ltd.
  • DIC Corporation
  • Jiangsu Yuanyang Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
  • Vanderbilt Chemicals LLC
  • Hexion Inc.
  • ACE Chemical Corp.
  • MPI Chemie B.V.
  • CHEMPLY Corporation
  • VanderSat BV
  • Shandong Dawn Polymer Co. Ltd.
  • Others

The Organic Peroxide Market is segmented as follows:

By Type

  • Ketone Peroxide
  • Diacyl Peroxides
  • Dialkyl Peroxide
  • Percarbonates
  • Hydro Peroxides
  • Peroxyesters

By Application

  • Polymer
  • Coatings & Adhesives
  • Paper & Textiles
  • Cosmetics
  • Rubber
  • Healthcare
  • Others

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America