Peroxyacetic Acid Market Research Report - Forecast to 2030

Peroxyacetic Acid Market Information - By Types (Disinfectant, Sanitizer and Sterilant), By Application (Food, Healthcare, Water Treatment, Pulp & Paper and Others (Agriculture & Laundry) - Forecast To 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/0237-CR | February 2016 | Region: Global | 145 pages         

Peroxyacetic Acid Market

Peroxyacetic Acid Market is projected to be worth USD 1,092.5 Million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 8% during the forecast period (2020 - 2027)


By Type Disinfectant Sanitizer Sterilant
By Application Food Healthcare Water Treatment Pulp & Paper Others

Key Players

  • Solvay Chemicals
  • Evonik Industries
  • Ecolab
  • Aditya Birla Chemicals
  • Promox S.P.A
  • Christeyns
  • Enviro Tech Chemical Services
  • Peroxychem
  • Seitz Gmbh
  • others.


  • Geriatric population
  • Demands of the foods
  • High demand for purified water
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Peroxyacetic Acid Market overview

The Peroxyacetic Acid Market is predicted to reach $ 1,092.5 million at a growth rate of CAGR of 8 % during the forecast period.

Peroxyacetic is a chemical which is in solid purified structure, sublime or 1-50% solution which is an accommodation of water and hydrogen peroxide acidic acid. Peroxyacetic Acid has oxidizing agents with a purview of supplications that includes sterilization, disinfection, sanitization, and bleaching. These supplications are easily degradable into the environment without leaving any trace behind. These pliable properties of the chemical make it more suitable for households, end-users, and different families. The supplication of the chemical in the treatment of water, healthcare, and foods & beverages are predicted to expand the Peroxyacetic Acid Market Growth.

Peroxyacetic acids are beneficial for cleaning purposes; the antimicrobial peroxyacetic acid is best for cleaning hard surfaces which includes washrooms, sustenance foundations, rural premises, and bathrooms. It is also used in beverage plants, wineries, on nourishment types of equipment, in diary plants, pasteurizers, as a disinfected in therapeutic supplies, for the development of the biofilm in the pulp industries, and in the water purifiers. Peroxyacetic acids are used for the protection of foods to increase the durability of the food.

This report contains all the information on the Peroxyacetic Acid Market Growth Analysis Research and the strength of the Peroxyacetic acids in the market. The report also contains the culmination of dynamics, segmentation, key players, regional analysis, and other important factors. A detailed analysis of the Peroxyacetic acids globally and forecast to 2030 is also included in the report.

Covid 19 Analysis

According to the reports, the covid 19 pandemic has play havoc with the healthcare system throughout the world. The covid 19 outbreak has shown tremendous progress from regional crises to the global pandemic in a blink of an eye. On the one hand where the hospital is submerged with patients due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus and the spread of the disease has stimulated a rush in the stipulation for the disinfected products and cleaning, all this because of the awareness among the people about the cleanliness, safety, and health.

The major factors for the growth of the market include the rising awareness among the people about hygiene maintenance and the rise in the expenditure of healthcare products or peracetic acid products.

Competitive landscape

The launches of the new advanced technologies, R&D activities, and acquisitions are the major key strategies embraced by the key players in the Peroxyacetic Acid Market. The key strategies include mergers, joint ventures, launches of the products and R&D, to boost the growth of the Peroxyacetic Acid Market Size.

List of Key Players in Peroxyacetic Acid Market

  •         Solvay Chemicals

  •         Evonik Industries

  •         Ecolab

  •         Aditya Birla Chemicals

  •         Promox S.P.A

  •         Christeyns

  •         Enviro Tech Chemical Services

  •         Peroxychem, Seitz Gmbh

  •         others.

 Market Dynamic

  •  Drivers

In the next five years, the Peroxyacetic Acid Market is predicted to observe high growth due to the high demand for peroxyacetic acid. The geriatric population, demands of the foods, and the high demand for purified water are likely to drive the growth of the market. The rising demand for the wrapped foods is also a major factor for the growth of the market.

Governments of different countries are working to provide appropriate funds for the development of peroxyacetic acid with the help of advanced technologies and machines. 

  •  Opportunities

A rapid growth rate in APAC of the end-user segments that include food, pulp & paper, water treatments, and foods are likely to boost the growth of the peroxyacetic acid market. The high usages of peroxyacetic acid in the pharmaceutical, hospitals, life science, and other sectors are the other major factors for the market growth.

The pharmaceutical companies are likely to entrench their plants in APAC, because of the rising demand for medicinal products. Thus, the pharmaceutical companies are exhibiting magnificent growth in the region.

  •  Restraints

The high prices of the raw material for the peroxyacetic acid are likely to restrain the market growth. Apart from that, the lack of knowledge regarding the peroxyacetic acid product and its usage can be considered as some other factors which can create hurdles in the growth of the Peroxyacetic Acid Market Growth.

  •  Challenges

With the different levels of concentration grades, peracetic acid is a very complex solution. 35% of the peracetic grade is unsteady and it contains combustible characteristics. It is a powerful  oxidizing agent, and it is likely to be more sensitive as compare to other low concentration products. Peracetic acid can be very dangerous when comes in contact with other chemicals or any explosive materials.

The manufacturing companies are however contributing to the development of the stabilized peroxyacetic acid to decrease the risk of any above-mentioned things.

  • Cumulative Growth Analysis

The Peroxyacetic Acid Market is growing speedily and it is also predicted to show strong future growth because of the increase in the demand from the end-user industries. The Peroxyacetic Acid Market is expected to grow from USD 813 million in the year 2020 to USD 1,685 million by the end of 2030 at a growth rate of CAGR of 7.6%.

The rapid development of the specific products according to the application in different industries is likely to drive the growth of the market in the coming five years. The current scenario of the market due to the rising awareness among the people regarding hygiene due to the covid 19 pandemic are some vital factors for the growth of the Peroxyacetic Acid Market.

Value Chain Analysis

The Peroxyacetic Acid Market is predicted to reach $1,092.5 million by the end of 2027. Peroxyacetic acid has accounted for the maximum market shares while registering a CAGR of 8.37% during the forecast period.

On the basis of type, the peroxyacetic acid is segmented into three types, including disinfectant, sterile, and sanitizer. Based on application, the market is segmented into healthcare, food, pulp & paper, water treatment, and others which includes agriculture and laundry. The food section holds 27% of the market shares on the basis of the application.

 Segmentation Overview

New applications are predicted to launch by the key manufacturers and few sample trials are going on to test the new product. The current rise in the demand for peroxyacetic acid for the water plants for the water treatments is likely to drive the growth of the Peroxyacetic Acid Market.

  •         By Application

On the basis of the Application, the Peroxyacetic Acid Market is segmented into disinfectant, sterilant, sanitizer, and others which include a reagent, polymerization catalyst, and oxidant.

  •         By End-Users

On the basis of the End-User, the Peroxyacetic Acid Market is segmented into pulp & paper, healthcare, treatment of water, food, and others.

Regional Analysis

On the basis of the Regions, the European counties held the largest shares of the Peroxyacetic Acid Market, a share of 29% and it is predicted to reach $325.1 million by the end of 2027 from $135.5 million in the year 2015. On the other hand, the Asia pacific markers are predicted to grow at a CAGR of 8.02% from 2016 to 2030.

Based on the reports of the US International Trade Commission, developing countries like India and China are likely to consume the largest water capacity for agriculture and industry consumption, municipal and domestic consumption. The availability of easily obtainable raw material and cheap labor has raised the foreign investments in the APAC due to the rise of the demand.   

Report Overview

The following report comprises of –

  •         Market overview 

  •         Covid 19 Analysis

  •         Market Dynamic

  •         Drivers

  •         Opportunities

  •         Restraints 

  •         Challenges

  •         Cumulative Growth Analysis

  •         Value Chain Analysis

  •         Segmentation Overview 

  •         By Application 

  •         By End-Users

  •         Regional Analysis

  •         Competitive landscape

Recent Developments

May 2021 – Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Inc., a Modesto, Calif. manufacturer, has announced a license agreement to PeroxyChem. The license agreement allows firm to use its U.S. Patent No. 10,912,321. The license agreement allows PeroxyChem and its partners to use the method of the '321 patent all over the country devoid of breaching the patent terms.
The '321 patent includes intrusion techniques using peracetic acid at an alkaline pH in a poultry processing system chill tank, further called a reservoir.

September 2021- Enviro Tech Chemical Services (ETCS), a specialty chemical producer, has launched the first and only dry peracetic acid (PAA) floor and equipment sanitizer across the globe.
A patented design, Petagaurd, is developed to enhance environmental biosecurity and hygiene on surfaces that are likely to be vulnerable to microorganisms' growth. The product is EPA registered to be used in food and beverage facilities and several other manufacturing and processing settings.

February 2020, Evonik had perfectly closed the acquisition of PeroxyChem (US), for USD 640 million.

September 2019, Enviro Tech invested USD 8 Million for the development of the latest facilities at the Levelland, Texas Industrial Rail Park.

January 2018, Enviro Tech completed the installation of the largest peracetic acid delivery

Based on Application

  • Disinfectant

  • Sterilant

  • Sanitizer

  • Others (oxidant, reagent, and polymerization catalyst)

Based on End-Use Industry,

  • Healthcare

  • Food & beverage

  • Water treatment

  • Pulp & paper

  • Others (agricultural premises, wineries, breweries, and laundry)

Based on the Region

  • North America

  • Europe

  • APAC

  • Middle East & Africa

  • South America

Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: USD 1,092.5 Million
  CAGR   7.11%(2022-2030)
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022 to 2030
  Historical Data   2019 & 2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   By Types, By Application
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Solvay Chemicals, Evonik Industries, Ecolab, Aditya Birla Chemicals, Promox S.P.A, Christeyns, Enviro Tech Chemical Services, Peroxychem, Seitz Gmbh
  Key Market Opportunities   A rapid growth rate in APAC of the end-user segments that include food, pulp & paper, water treatments, and foods.
  Key Market Drivers

  • Geriatric population
  • Demands of the foods
  • High demand for purified water

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    the global peroxyacetic acid market is predicted to reach $1,092.5 million by the end of 2027.

    The peroxyacetic acid market achieve a CAGR of 7.11% during the forecast period of 2014 to 2027.

    The industries where the peroxyacetic acid market would easily gain acceptance are food industries, healthcare industries, pulp & paper industries, agriculture industries, laundry industries, and water treatment industries.