Disinfectant Chemicals Market Research Report—Global Forecast till 2032

Disinfectant Chemicals Market Research Report Information By Composition (Alcohols, Chlorine Compounds, Formalin, Peracetic Acid, and Others), By Type (Pesticides, Air Disinfectants, Water Disinfectants, Surface Disinfectant, and Others), By End User (Commercial & Residential, Medical & Healthcare, and Other Industrial), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2032.

ID: MRFR/CnM/8161-CR | 449 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar | June 2023         

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Global Disinfectant Chemicals Market Overview

Disinfectant Chemicals Market size was valued at USD 2.9 Billion in 2022. The Disinfectant Chemicals industry is projected to grow from USD 3.2 Billion in 2023 to USD 6.2 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.89% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Animal illnesses and farm sanitation are becoming more and more of a worry for livestock farmers as a result of changing lifestyles in developing economies, are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.
Disinfectant Chemicals Market Overview
Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Disinfectant Chemicals Market Trends

  • Changing lifestyles in developing economies is driving the market growth

The growth is ascribed to a number of factors, including shifting lifestyles in emerging nations and increased awareness among livestock farmers of animal diseases and farm sanitation. Due to the extraordinary COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, which resulted in the closure of numerous industrial centers and factories internationally, there has been a major drop in demand for raw materials and active ingredients. There has been a mismatch between supply and demand as a result of several factories operating at lower capacity or possibly shutting down. However, the increased demand for sanitizers, disinfectants, and cleaning supplies is anticipated to boost market expansion. The by-products of the petroleum industry make up the majority of the raw materials utilized in the manufacture of surface disinfectants. These raw ingredients are generally sourced locally by firms in China, North America, and the developed economies of Europe. The industry has recently noticed a movement in the employment of biodegradable surface cleaners as a means of reducing toxicity caused by chemicals. In comparison to chemicals, the raw materials needed to make biodegradable surface disinfectants are less expensive and more readily accessible. The demand for bio-based surface disinfectants is therefore anticipated to surpass that of traditional petroleum-based surface disinfectants in the near future.

Prices for surface disinfectants have increased by a small to moderate amount. However, the rapid spike in demand brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic epidemic has led to supply constraints, which have raised prices in 2020 and could continue at least into the first half of 2021. The demand for the product has increased as a result of the strict regulatory standards for disinfection in commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors. Surface cleaners contain a variety of chemical components. when followed properly, produce amazing outcomes. They aid in stopping the development and spread of numerous diseases. These compounds, however, have the potential to injure both people and animals, which has a negative impact on the ecosystem. The expansion of the market may be threatened by incomplete understanding about the safe use of surface disinfectants and the health risks connected to these products.

An important element propelling the market for antimicrobial & disinfectant chemicals is the rise in demand for disinfectants in industries like building & construction and paints & coatings. Additionally, it is anticipated that rising consumer awareness of infectious diseases will fuel market growth. The development of new technologies, such as UV radiations, is, however, deflecting end users' attention, which is anticipated to limit the expansion of the market for antimicrobial & disinfectant chemicals. It is estimated that the demand for antimicrobial & disinfectant chemicals from the water & wastewater treatment and food processing industries would create profitable growth possibilities for the market during the forecasted period.Thus, driving the Disinfectant Chemicals market revenue.

Disinfectant Chemicals Market Segment Insights

Disinfectant Chemicals Composition Insights

The Disinfectant Chemicals market segmentation, based on Composition, includes alcohols, chlorine compounds, formalin, peracetic acid, and others. Peracetic acid segment dominated the market in 2022. This is due to the increased use of hydrogen peroxide in sectors like the food packaging industry and in hospitals to clean various surfaces. Additionally, it is projected that increased use of alcohols and quaternary ammonium compounds will positively affect market growth.

Disinfectant Chemicals Type Insights

The Disinfectant Chemicals market segmentation, based on Type, includes pesticides, air disinfectants, water disinfectants, surface disinfectant, and others. Surface disinfectant segment dominated the market in 2022. This significant share can be due to their wide range of uses in both commercial and domestic settings, including kitchen fixtures, glazed ceramic tile, windows, plastics, outdoor application surfaces, vinyl, and glass.

Disinfectant Chemicals End User Insights

The Disinfectant Chemicals market segmentation, based on End User, includes commercial & residential, medical & healthcare, and other industrial. Commercial & residential segment dominated the Disinfectant Chemicals market in 2022.Its large percentage can be attributed to the increased demand for sanitising and disinfecting public spaces like lobbies, swimming pools, and bedrooms in order to preserve hygiene.

Figure 1: Disinfectant Chemicals Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)Disinfectant Chemicals Market, by End User, 2022 & 2032Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Disinfectant Chemicals Regional Insights

By region, the study provides market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. The North America Disinfectant Chemicals Market dominated this market in 2022 (45.80%). This is because so many regulatory agencies, including Health Canada and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), have given their approval for the use of these disinfection products in their respective nations. The industry is anticipated to continue growing in North America because to the constantly changing legislation, healthcare spending, cleanliness and health-related awareness, and increased R&D efforts among formulators of surface disinfectants, manufacturers of raw materials, and end-users. Further, the U.S. Disinfectant Chemicals market held the largest market share, and the Canada Disinfectant Chemicals market was the fastest-growing market in the North American region.

Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.

Figure 2: DISINFECTANT CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion) DISINFECTANT CHEMICALS MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022Source: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Europe Disinfectant Chemicals market accounted for a healthy market share in 2022. The continuous epidemic spread caused a sharp increase in demand across Europe. In order to meet the growing demand and locally support the European healthcare facilities, many large worldwide corporations are continually growing their presence in the area by establishing numerous production and manufacturing facilities there. The market in the region has advanced further as a result of technological and R&D advancement in production technologies.Further, the German Disinfectant Chemicals market held the largest market share, and the U.K Disinfectant Chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the European region.

The Asia Pacific Disinfectant Chemicals market is expected to register significant growth from 2023 to 2032. The increased demand for surface disinfectants, particularly during the COVID-19 epidemic, has greatly benefited consumption in the Asia Pacific region. The market's expansion, both domestically and internationally, has been driven by the availability of affordable active ingredients. Due to the widespread distribution of COVID-19 throughout the nation, China is anticipated to be the dominant value shareholder during the projection period. Japan is predicted to grow as a result of its high standards for hygiene. India's market growth is anticipated to be fueled by a large population and a high degree of health and hygiene awareness. Moreover, China’s Disinfectant Chemicals market held the largest market share and the Indian Disinfectant Chemicals market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Disinfectant Chemicals Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Disinfectant Chemicals market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Disinfectant Chemicals industry must offer cost-effective items.

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the Disinfectant Chemicals industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Disinfectant Chemicals industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Disinfectant Chemicals market, including Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., 3M, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Ecolab Inc., The Clorox Company, Kemin Industries, Inc., Diversey Holdings, Ltd., STERIS plc, ABC, Compounding Co., Inc., Medline Industries, and LP, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development End Users.

For the food safety and service, food and beverage plant operations, healthcare, floor care, housekeeping and room care, laundry, and hand care markets, Diversey Holdings Ltd. offers high-performance cleaning, sanitation, and hygiene solutions. Additionally, it provides a wide range of value-added products, such as training and consultation in food safety and application, auditing of hygiene, and water management. It is divided into the Institutional and Food & Beverage categories. The Middle East and Africa, North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America are where the corporation makes the most money. In December 2021, Diversey Holdings, Ltd. purchased Chad Equipment LLC, a subsidiary of Birko Corporation, which makes food safety equipment for the protein sector, as well as Birko Corporation, a North American producer of food safety chemical solutions for the food & beverage industry.

Specialty chemical solutions are offered by Ashland Holdings Inc (Ashland). It provides biofunctionals, vinyl pyrrolidones, n-methylpyrrolidone, and cellulose ethers. The company's goods provide rheology control, water retention, film creation, binding power, conditioning and deposition, thickening and rheology control, colloid stabilisation, and suspension. Adhesives, hair care, dental care, skin care, automotive, food and beverage, architectural coatings, construction, energy, nutraceuticals, and medicines are just a few industries where its products are used. In addition to the US, Belgium, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Ireland, India, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the UK, the corporation also maintains production and research facilities there. The US city of Wilmington, Delaware, is home to Ashland's headquarters.

Key Companies in the Disinfectant Chemicals market include

Disinfectant Chemicals Industry Developments

September 2020: An important component used in disinfection formulations, oxone monopersulfate, will see production capacity increase by almost 50%, according to an official announcement from Lanxess.

August 2020: The long-term collaboration between Lonza and Servier for the production of L-asparaginase API was increased.

Disinfectant Chemicals Market Segmentation

Disinfectant Chemicals Composition Outlook

  • Alcohols

  • Chlorine Compounds

  • Formalin

  • Peracetic Acid

  • Others

Disinfectant Chemicals Type Outlook

  • Pesticides

  • Air Disinfectants

  • Water Disinfectants

  • Surface Disinfectant

  • Others

Disinfectant Chemicals End User Outlook

  • Commercial & Residential

  • Medical & Healthcare

  • Other Industrial

Disinfectant Chemicals Regional Outlook

  • North America

    • US

    • Canada

  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe

  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific

  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America


Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market End User 2022 USD 2.9 Billion
Market End User 2023 USD 3.2 Billion
Market End User 2032 USD 6.2 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 8.89% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Composition, Type, End User, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S., Canada, German, France, U.K, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., 3M, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Ecolab Inc., The Clorox Company, Kemin Industries, Inc., Diversey Holdings, Ltd., STERIS plc, ABC, Compounding Co., Inc., Medline Industries, and LP
Key Market Opportunities Technological advancements and presence of different methods
Key Market Dynamics Changing lifestyles in developing economies and the rising awareness among livestock farmers concerning animal diseases and disinfections in livestock farms

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Disinfectant Chemicals market End User was valued at USD 2.9 Billion in 2022

The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.89% during the forecast period, 2023-2032

The key players in the market Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., 3M, Reckitt Benckiser Group plc, Ecolab Inc., The Clorox Company, Kemin Industries, Inc., Diversey Holdings, Ltd., STERIS plc, ABC, Compounding Co., Inc., Medline Industries, and LP

The Peracetic Acid Composition dominated the market in 2022

The Surface Disinfectant Type had the largest share in the market

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