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Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market by Type (98%-99%, Above 99%), By Application (Nutritional Supplements, Pharmaceutical, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market by Type (98%-99%, Above 99%), By Application (Nutritional Supplements, Pharmaceutical, Others) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

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Market Overview:

The global NAC (acetylcisteine) market is expected to register a CAGR of 5.8% during the forecast period, 2018-2030. The market growth can be attributed to the increasing demand for nutritional supplements and pharmaceuticals, globally. Additionally, rising awareness about the benefits of NAC is also propelling the growth of this market. Based on type, the global NAC (acetylcisteine) market has been segmented into 98%-99% and above 99%. The 98%-99% segment is expected to account for a major share of the global NAC (acetylcisteine) market in 2018. This can be attributed to its low cost as compared to other types of NAC available in the market. However, with technological advancements being made in this field, manufacturers are offering products with higher purity levels such as above 99%. This is likely to boost the growth of this segment during the forecast period.

Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is a prodrug of the amino acid L-cysteine. NAC is used as a mucolytic agent and in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). NAC also has antioxidant properties and may be beneficial in the treatment of some psychiatric disorders.


98%-99% is a range of concentration, which means 98% to 99%. It's basically a mixture of 2-acetylamino-1,3 propanediol. It has the same chemical properties as acrylamide but higher solubility in water and ethanol. Acetylcisteine can be extracted from 98%-99% ethanol solution or it can be synthesized by chemical methods.

It has similar uses.

Above 99%:

Acetylcisteine is a chemical that has antioxidant properties. It is also used in the treatment of cognitive decline associated with aging and dementia. The current research on acetylcisteine indicates that it may be useful in the treatment of brain injuries as well as neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and epilepsy.

Application Insights:

Nutritional supplements was the leading application segment in 2016, accounting for over 70% of global market share. The product is widely used as a nutritional supplement by athletes and gym-goers to promote muscle endurance and strength. It also helps in improving stamina, mental alertness, and reducing fatigue. These factors are projected to drive the product demand in nutritional supplements applications over the forecast period.

The pharmaceutical segment is expected to witness significant growth with a CAGR of XX% from 2017 to 2030 owing to its wide range of medical applications including treatment for jet lag, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), gastrointestinal disorders (GITDs), cancer prevention & treatment, osteoporosis management etcetera.

Regional Analysis:

North America was the largest regional market in 2017 owing to high product demand. The region is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period due to increasing health concerns and awareness about nutritional supplements. Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing regional market from 2018 to 2030 on account of rising product consumption in countries, such as China, Japan, India, and South Korea. Moreover, growing consumer awareness regarding physical fitness will drive industry growth over the coming years.

The European market for global nac consists of major countries including Germany; U.K.; Italy; Spain; and France among others’ In 2016 these countries had a revenue share of approximately 25% amongst Europe’s top 10 pharmaceutical markets which indicates significant growth potential for this region as well considering other emerging sectors such as nutraceuticals & functional foods coupled with bioactive ingredients (Acetyl cisteine).

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing prevalence of respiratory diseases and disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, and cystic fibrosis is expected to drive the demand for NAC over the forecast period.
  • Rising geriatric population is also a major factor anticipated to fuel the growth of NAC market due to higher susceptibility of this population segment towards respiratory diseases.
  • Growing awareness about benefits offered by NAC in prevention and treatment of respiratory conditions is projected to propel its demand in near future.
  • Technological advancements in production process are likely to result in reduction of overall cost, thereby making the therapy more affordable for patients across the globe.

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Research Report

By Type

98%-99%, Above 99%

By Application

Nutritional Supplements, Pharmaceutical, Others

By Companies

Zambon, Nippon Rika, Pharmazell, Kyowa Hakko, Shine Star Biological, Moehs, Chengyi Pharma, Wuhan Grand Hoyo, Donboo Amino Acid, Huachang Pharmaceutical, Xinyi Hanling Biological, Shuguang Biological, Scandinavian Formulas

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Report Segments:

The global NAC (Acetylcisteine) market is segmented on the basis of:


98%-99%, Above 99%

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Nutritional Supplements, Pharmaceutical, Others

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Zambon
  2. Nippon Rika
  3. Pharmazell
  4. Kyowa Hakko
  5. Shine Star Biological
  6. Moehs
  7. Chengyi Pharma
  8. Wuhan Grand Hoyo
  9. Donboo Amino Acid
  10. Huachang Pharmaceutical
  11. Xinyi Hanling Biological
  12. Shuguang Biological
  13. Scandinavian Formulas

Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Overview

Highlights of The NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. 98%-99%
    2. Above 99%
  1. By Application:

    1. Nutritional Supplements
    2. Pharmaceutical
    3. Others
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Statistics

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Frequently Asked Questions?

NAC is an acetylcisteine derivative that has been shown to be effective in treating cognitive impairment and dementia. It has also been shown to improve brain function in patients with Alzheimer's disease.

Some of the major companies in the nac (acetylcisteine) market are Zambon, Nippon Rika, Pharmazell, Kyowa Hakko, Shine Star Biological, Moehs, Chengyi Pharma, Wuhan Grand Hoyo, Donboo Amino Acid, Huachang Pharmaceutical, Xinyi Hanling Biological, Shuguang Biological, Scandinavian Formulas.

The nac (acetylcisteine) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.8%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Forecast
      4.5.1. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. 98%-99%
      5.3.2. Above 99%
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      6.3.1. Nutritional Supplements
      6.3.2. Pharmaceutical
      6.3.3. Others
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

9. North America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      9.4.1. Nutritional Supplements
      9.4.2. Pharmaceutical
      9.4.3. Others
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. 98%-99%
      9.7.2. Above 99%
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

10. Latin America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      10.4.1. Nutritional Supplements
      10.4.2. Pharmaceutical
      10.4.3. Others
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. 98%-99%
      10.7.2. Above 99%
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2026

11. Europe NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      11.4.1. Nutritional Supplements
      11.4.2. Pharmaceutical
      11.4.3. Others
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. 98%-99%
      11.7.2. Above 99%
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Product Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share, 2019-2026

12. Asia Pacific NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      12.4.1. Nutritional Supplements
      12.4.2. Pharmaceutical
      12.4.3. Others
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. 98%-99%
      12.7.2. Above 99%
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share, 2019-2026

13. Middle East & Africa NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Application
      13.4.1. Nutritional Supplements
      13.4.2. Pharmaceutical
      13.4.3. Others
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. 98%-99%
      13.7.2. Above 99%
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa NAC (Acetylcisteine) Demand Share, 2019-2026

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Distributors and Customers
   14.3. NAC (Acetylcisteine) Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Zambon Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. Nippon Rika Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Pharmazell Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Kyowa Hakko Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. Shine Star Biological Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Moehs Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. Chengyi Pharma Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Wuhan Grand Hoyo Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. Donboo Amino Acid Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Huachang Pharmaceutical Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. Xinyi Hanling Biological Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. Shuguang Biological Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. Scandinavian Formulas Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. COMPANY 14 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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