Etidronic Acid Production Cost Analysis 2020

Etidronic acid, better known as etidronate, is a bisphosphonate that is utilised as a medication, detergent, for water treatment, and in cosmetic products. It was patented in the year 1966 and approved for medical use in the year 1977.

Etidronic acid is a bisphosphonate that is often utilised to strengthen bone, treat osteoporosis, as well as to treat Paget's disease of bone. Bisphosphonates mainly lower osteoclastic activity that prevents bone resorption and thereby moves the bone resorption/formation equilibrium toward the formation side and, thus, makes bone stronger in the long run. 

Etidronic acid, unlike other bisphosphonates, also prevents bone calcification. For this reason, other bisphosphonates, like the alendronate, are given priority while fighting osteoporosis. Etidronic acid is also utilised as a retardant in concrete and as a scale and corrosion inhibitor in circulating cold water system, oil field, or low-pressure boilers in areas like the electric power, chemical industry, metallurgy, fertiliser, etc. 

In the light weaved industry, etidronic acid is utilised as detergent for metal and nonmetal. In the dyeing industry, it is utilised as a peroxide stabiliser and dye-fixing agent. In non-cyanide electroplating, etidronic acid is used as a chelating agent. The dosage of 1–10 mg/L is preferred as a scale inhibitor, 10–50 mg/L as a corrosion inhibitor, and 1000–2000 mg/L as detergent. Usually, etidronic acid is also utilised together with polycarboxylic acid(superplasticizer) as a reducing agent.

Procurement Resource provides an in-depth cost analysis of Etidronic Acid production. The report incorporates the manufacturing process with detailed process and material flow, capital investment, operating costs along with financial expenses and depreciation charges. The study is based on the latest prices and other economic data available. We also offer additional analysis of the report with detailed breakdown of all cost components (Capital Investment Details, Production Cost Details, Economics for another Plant Location, Dynamic Cost Model).

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