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Specialty Excipients for Pharmaceutical Topical Dosage Form: Emerging Markets
To be published: 3rd qtr. 2013
Base Year: 2012

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  • Description
  • Regional Coverage: Brazil, India, China
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    Specialty Excipients for Pharmaceutical Topical Dosage Form: Emerging Markets is a continuation of Kline's benchmark series of indepth reports on the various end-use markets for excipients. The report series will cover the emerging markets in Brazil, China, and India. For the purpose of this research, topicals are defined as ointments, creams, lotions, gels, and suppositories that are applied directly to the affected area for local application and action.

    Excipients included within this research are:

    • Rheology modifiers
    • Specialty emollients
    • Specialty polymers
    • Pseudo commodities

    An additional chapter on delivery systems is also included within this report.

    The base year for this program will be 2012 and will include forecasts to the year 2017.

  • Contents
    Background information on the scope, methodology, and terminology used in the report.

    Executive Summary
    A concise overview of key report findings and market developments.

    Pharmaceutical Industry Overview
    An overview of the pharmaceutical industry to provide context for specialty excipient usage.

    Rheology Modifiers
    For each specialty active (Chapter 4-7), the following information will be provided:
      Market Overview

      Pricing Analysis

      Market Sizing

      Competitive Structure

      Market Share Analysis

      Supplier Profiles

      Market Forecast and Outlook

      Key Market Drivers and Constraints

    Specialty Emollients

    Specialty Polymers

    Pseudo Commodities

    Specialty Delivery Systems
      Chapter 8 will provide a qualitative overview.

    Conclusions and Strategic Recommendations

  • Key Product Groups
  • Table 1: Overview of Key Product Groups Included within Scope Excipient Group

    Excipient Group


    Rheology Control

    There are four broad categories of products that are primarily used as rheology control agents in pharmaceutical topical dosage form including: synthetic organic polymers, cellulose polymers, natural gums, and inorganics.

    Specialty Emollients

    The two major groups of specialty emollients considered are: natural oil derivatives, both animal- and vegetable-derived, and classic emollient esters.


    Specialty Polymers

    There are two major categories of specialty polymers used in pharmaceutical topical dosage forms: silicones and other polymers, which include a broad range of polymers.



    Pseudo Commodities

    Pseudo commodities include polyols, fatty acids, fatty acid derivatives, surfactants, and waxes and serve a variety of purposes in pharmaceutical topical dosage forms.



  • Key Benefits
  • Specialty Excipients for Pharmaceutical Topical Dosage Form: Emerging Markets will provide subscribers with comprehensive market intelligence on the emerging countries: Brazil, India, and China.

    This report series will provide subscribers with the necessary customer, competitive, and business intelligence to develop effective strategic business plans. Comprehensive data and the insight included will help facilitate the efficient allocation of financial, marketing, and manufacturing resources necessary for future business development.

    This report series has been specifically designed to assist current and potential specialty excipient suppliers with:

    • Understanding of the market dynamics of in each region researched with detailed analyses of four major specialty excipient categories and more than 25 individual products
    • Highlights of regulatory issues and key trends to enable development of targeted sales and marketing strategies to exploit high growth areas
    • Assessment of key technology trends and drivers in topical delivery systems to support new product development
    • Business profiles of selected leading and niche regional manufacturers and marketers of specialty excipients to enable competitive benchmarking
    • Five-year overall business outlook and appraisal to help subscribers identify and exploit emerging business opportunities

    Key questions addressed in the research include:

    • How will these countries evolve from the demand and supply-side perspectives over the next five years?
    • How will customer expectations and purchasing criteria and practices change over the next five years in each region?
    • How will future regional government regulations affect the current product landscape and the development of new specialty excipients?
    • How can we compete successfully and profitably in these emerging markets?
    • What are the growth opportunities for specialty excipients in each country?
  • Methodology
  • Kline is unmatched in our ability to gather hard-to-get market and competitive intelligence with a high degree of confidence. Kline's approach places the principal emphasis on primary research techniques to ensure that the foundation of business intelligence and insight is accurate, current, and reliable.

    During the course of field research, Kline's professional staff of industry experts will conduct in-depth discussions and personal interviews with a wide range of knowledgeable industry participants and opinion leaders, including grain storage operators, grain exporting companies, consultants, trade associations, and chemical distributors. Kline will also conduct a separate survey for on-farm grain storage operators to gather detailed information about this market. This study will include approximately 200 structured interviews with end users.

    Primary research will represent the bulk of our research efforts. This approach has proven to be the most effective and reliable approach to obtaining accurate market data, capturing expert insights, and identifying business opportunities.

    In addition, this analysis will be supplemented by secondary research drawn from the review of USDA data, suppliers' product literature and price lists, recent trade and technical literature; and Internet sources.

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