Piroctone olamine is the ethanolamine salt of the hydroxamic acid derivative piroctone. It is often used in anti-dandruff shampoo as a replacement for the commonly used compound zinc pyrithione
1-Hydroxy-4-methyl-6-(2,4,4-trimethylpentyl)-2-(1H)pyridinone 2-aminoethanol salt
White or slightly yellow crystalline powder
Solubility in Water
0-0Pa at 20-25℃
Piroctone Olamine is used in the treatment of dandruff and fungal infections. Piroctone Olamine is an antifungal medication. It works by penetrating the cell membrane of the fungi to interfere with their energy metabolism and oxygen uptake. This kills the fungi and clears up the infection.
Piroctone Olamine Market Base Year Value (2021A) US$ 69.2 MillionEstimated Market Size Year (2022E) US$ 73.0 MillionProjected Market Valuation (2032F) US$ 137.1 MillionValue-based CAGR (2022 to 2032) 6.5%