Mumbai, India – June 16, 2014 - Disinfectants and antiseptics are chemical substances which demolish the growth of micro-organisms on non-living and living tissues - mouthwashes, hand cleansers and household cleaners being the most popular in this category among consumers. They are regularly employed in health care units and hospitals to ensure complete cleanliness and hygiene of these institutions. The global disinfectant industry is said to grow at a CAGR of 11.18% between 2014 and 2018, according to a survey of this sector, the most important sectors being dependent on the criterion of geography, compound-type and end-users.
This report: Global Antiseptic and Disinfectant Products Market 2014-2018 discusses the significant market drivers, leading vendors and key challenges faced by the market.
Motivators of disinfectant market
Multiplication of contagious ailments like MRSA, swine, avian flu, etc. is one of the major factors which has contributed largely to the growth of the disinfectant market size. An increased demand for these products has been observed both from individual consumers as well as from the healthcare industry, given the rising hygiene consciousness with the market segment flourishing particularly in America and Europe.
Companies selling antiseptics and disinfectants
Environment-friendly products are now being considered as the safest bet by the vendors, and therefore the market has seen a sharp rise in eco-friendly products. Companies like DuPont provide licensed eco-friendly antiseptics like RelyOn hand-wash which is meant for emergency staff and health-care authorities. These products are devoid of harsh chemicals like chlorhexidine, ammonium compounds and phenols and are therefore preferred even among the consumers. Other companies like ABC Compounding Co. Inc. which possess brands like Earth Force are among other dominant players in the eco-friendly disinfectant segment.
Challenges which threaten the market
Strict rules and regulations which dominate the segment is one of the main challenges which intimidates the industry, especially in countries like Europe and North America. Vendors are therefore compelled to adhere to strict guidelines for the validation of a particular product.
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