Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market: Information By Type (Calcium Hypochlorite, Sodium Hypochlorite, Trichloroisocyanuric Acid (TCCA), Bromine, others), By End-Use (Naphthalene Sulfonates, Lignosulphonates, Polycarboxylates and Melamine Sulfonates), By Application (Residential Pool and Commercial Pool) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/CnM/6740-CR | August 2019 | Region: Global | 152 pages

Please note that assessment period of report has been updated from 2017-2025 to 2020-2027. Cordially fill sample form for updated data.

Market Overview

Market Research Future (MRFR) expects the Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market to soar at a rate of 2.19% between 2017 and 2025 (review period). It is also anticipated that the swimming pool treatment chemicals industry size can touch USD 1,025 Million by 2025.

COVID-19 Analysis

The COVID-19 outbreak has had a brutal impact on the chemicals industry, with the lockdown leading to temporary shutdown of manufacturing facilities and pause of operations. In view of the devastating effects of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, players are focusing on bolstering their supply chains while accelerating their manufacturing processes to develop a wider range of swimming pool treatment chemicals, in a bid to prevent further revenue losses. Also, with the construction industry picking up speed following the novel coronavirus can have a positive impact on the global market in the ensuing period.

Market Dynamics


Popularity of Swimming as a Recreational Activity to Bolster Growth

The swimming pool treatment chemicals market benefits primarily from the rising popularity of swimming among fitness conscious people as a recreational activity. Additionally, the surge in residential construction and the resultant rise in the number of swimming pools also fuel the market demand, especially in the US. Demand for effective disinfectants like salts of hypochlorite has escalated significantly, since these help remove algae and bacteria from swimming pools. The augmented awareness level with regard to water quality along with the introduction of various regulations that pertain to the same also fosters the demand for swimming pool treatment chemicals.  

Another key growth booster can be the solid growth of the global construction industry, particularly in emerging regions. Moreover, rising interest in sports and water leisure activities among millennials, in view of surging health consciousness as well as evolving lifestyles has led to higher spending on construction of swimming pools and can therefore, be favorable for the swimming pool treatment chemicals industry.


Expanding Tourism Industry in Asia Pacific to Offer Opportunities

Over the years, emerging countries in Asia Pacific have become attractive destinations for international travelers, giving way to construction of luxury hotels with swimming pools. The escalating tourism industry in these regions has led to a higher number of swimming pools that require treatment chemicals, which can be a lucrative opportunity for the vendors in subsequent years.


Increasing Use of Natural Filtration Systems in Pools to be a Threat

The emerging trend of constructing natural or organic swimming pools that make use of natural filtration systems for cleaning the water in developed countries can be a huge challenge for the leading firms in the following years.

Segment Overview

Bromide to Witness Strong Demand in the Market

Bromine, calcium hypochlorite, Trichloroisocyanuric Acid (TCCA), Sodium Hypochlorite and more are the key chemicals for swimming pool treatment analyzed in the report. Many of the customers prefer bromine for treating their swimming pools, as it is less irritating, less odor and more stable compared to other types of chemicals.

Commercial Swimming Pools Soar in Number as Tourism Sector Grows

End-use-based segments are residential and commercial swimming pools. In the lead is the residential pool segment as it made up for over three-fourth share in the global market in the year 2018 and is also anticipated to record a growth rate of 2.08% during the analysis period. But, the faster growth rate will be secured by the commercial pool segment, on account of the rising construction activities in emerging nations, especially of luxurious apartments in view of improving living standards and the expanding purchasing capacity of consumers. Commercial pools are mounting in number due to the soaring tourism sector.

Naphthalene Sulfonates to Land the Top Spot

Applications listed in the report include Lignosulphonates, Naphthalene Sulfonates, Melamine Sulfonates and Polycarboxylates. Naphthalene Sulfonates are touted to be the top segment in the ensuing years.

Regional Analysis

North America to Maintain its Winning Streak

North America secured the highest share of 55% in 2018 and has emerged as the top performer in the global market. North America will continue ruling the global market throughout the evaluation period, with the US touted to be the most profitable market in the region as a result of the rising construction of commercial as well as residential swimming pools across the country. Europe can take the second lead in the global market for swimming pool treatment chemicals, having seized a share of nearly 30% in 2018. The North American market benefits from the comparatively lower interest rates, and the high per capita disposable income that offers an accommodative environment for residential construction activities, particularly homes with swimming pools.

Asia Pacific to Progress at the Fastest Rate

The swimming pool treatment chemicals market share in Asia Pacific is set to increase at the fastest rate in the coming years, owing to the rapid growth of the fitness industry in India, Thailand, Indonesia and China. The mounting number of resorts and hotels with swimming pools to attract a higher number of tourists also bolsters the market revenue.  

Competitive Landscape

Players to Concentrate on Product Development and Launches

Most of the vendors adopt a variety of competitive strategies such as acquisition, merger and collaboration to gain a higher share in the global industry. Rapidly escalating awareness about the water quality along with the surge in regulations pertaining to the maintenance of the same has encouraged players to concentrate more on producing innovative chemicals that are more effective, to gain the upper hand in the competition.

Arkema Chemicals is a leading firm that develops specialty chemicals. The company has a vast portfolio of chemicals for swimming pool and primarily focuses on acquisitions and large-scale investments in emerging nations. The company has established itself in the field of specialty chemicals by focusing on the development of eco-friendly products that are safe and reliable.

List of Key Companies Covered in this Report

  • Solvay (Belgium)

  • Olin Corporation (US)

  • BASF SE (Germany)

  • Arkema (France)

  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (US)

  • Ineos (UK)

  • Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd (Japan)

  • AGC Inc (Japan)

  • Ercros S.A. (Spain)

  • Yuzhoushi Weilite Chemical Co. Ltd (China)

  • ICL (Israel)

  • Aditya Birla Chemicals (India)

  • Lenntech B.V. (The Netherlands)

  • Nankai Chemical Co. Ltd (Japan)



  • Al Ghaith Industries LLC (UAE)


  • Kashyap Industries (India)

  • Heze Huayi Chemical Co. Ltd (China)

Recent Developments

  • July 2020 – HASA Pool, a reputed supplier of liquid bleach/sodium hypochlorite for cleaning swimming pools as well as hot tubs, confirmed its products’ applications in cleaning and disinfecting of the indoor surfaces. HASA’s Classic Bleach has close to 6% bleach concentration and act as a sanitizing and disinfecting agent.

  • July 2020 – GHK Capital Partners LP has acquired Hasa Inc., a Californian manufacturer as well as distributor of a variety of water treatment chemicals in southwestern and western US.

Report Overview

Key challenges, barriers and drivers that affect the ethoxylates market size, along with key segments along with regions and the top vendors are listed in the MRFR report. MRFR critically assesses the swimming pool treatment chemicals market share, taking into account the base year, projected period as well as the size during the given period. Apart from comprehensive market segmentation, the report also throws light on the latest business scenario covering the expected as well as the historical value, in terms of volume and value, technological developments, and the top factors inducing market growth. Besides, the well-known swimming pool chemical manufacturers and the top strategies followed by them to stay relevant in the industry are also profiled in the MRFR report.

Segmentation Table

Global Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market, By Type

  • Calcium Hypochlorite

  • Sodium Hypochlorite

  • Trichloroisocyanuric Acid (TCCA)

  • Bromine

  • Others

Global Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market, By End Use

  • Residential Pool

  • Commercial Pool

Global Swimming Pool Treatment Chemicals Market, By Application

  • Residential pool

  • Commercial pool

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Swimming pool treatment chemicals market can expand at 2.19% CAGR by 2025.

By 2025, the Swimming pool treatment chemicals market value can exceed 1,025 Million.

Lenntech B.V. (The Netherlands), NIKOCHEM (JSC KAUSTIK) (Russia), and Nankai Chemical Co., Ltd (Japan) are some reputed names in the Swimming pool treatment chemicals market.

The growing popularity of calcium hypochlorite can promote the Swimming pool treatment chemicals market.

High maintenance cost can restrain the Swimming pool treatment chemicals market.