Antimicrobial & Disinfectant Chemicals Market Outlook -2027
The global Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market size was valued at $9.1 billion in 2019, and is projected to reach $17.1 billion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 6.7% from 2020 to 2027.
Disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals are used for the inhibiting the growth of microorganisms. These are the types of specialty chemicals used to keep house, offices, schools, industrial equipment, processing facilities, and other public places clean & hygienic. Antimicrobials include antiseptics, antibiotics, antifungals, antiprotozoals, and antivirals, whereas alcohols, aldehydes, and phenolic compounds are considered as disinfectants. Disinfectants and antimicrobial chemicals are majorly applicable in paints & coatings, healthcare, food & beverage processing, textile, and plastic industries.
For the purpose of analysis, the global Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market is segmented into function, product type, end use, and region. On the basis of function, the market is bifurcated into disinfectant & sanitizer and antimicrobial additives. Depending on the product type, it is fragmented into phenolics, iodophors, nitrogen compounds, organometallics, organosulfur, aldehydes, and other chemicals. By end use, it is segregated into paint & coatings, food & beverage processing, medical & healthcare, plastics, textiles, and others.
The key players operating in the global Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market are BASE SE, Clariant AG, DOW chemicals, Ecolab Incorporated, Lanxess AG, Lonza Group, Solvay, Stepan Group, and The 3M Company.
Other players profiled in the report include Evonik Industries AG, Betco, Ferro Corporation, Pilot Chemical, and Troy Corporation.
Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market, by function
By function, the disinfectants & sanitizer segment held the highest market share of around 59.9% in 2019, and is expected to maintain its dominance during the forecast period. This is attributed to increase in demand from hospitals, restaurants, commercial offices, and residential applications.
antimicrobial additive is projected as the fastest growing segment.
Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market, by product type
On the basis of product type, the organosulfur segment garnered the largest share of around 28.7% in 2019, and is anticipated to continue this trend in the near future. This is attributed to surge in demand to control or destroy the growth of the microorganisms in various applications.
Organosulfure is lucrative segment of market.
Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market, by End Use
Depending on end use, in 2019, the paints & coatings segment held 39.6% of the market share, in terms of revenue, and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.8%. This is attributed to increase in building & construction and upgrading infrastructure activities in the regions, including North America, the Middle East, and Asia-Pacific
By End Use
Paints and Coating segment is projected as the fastest growing segment.
Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market, by region
Asia-Pacific led the market 2019, and is anticipated to maintain this trend during the forecast period, owing to rise in awareness toward infectious diseases, strong economic growth, surge in demand from paints & coatings as well as building & construction industries. In addition, more than 46.2% of the total Asia-Pacific antimicrobial & disinfectant chemicals Market share in terms of value is from the highest disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals producing countries such as China and India.
Asia Pacific hold major share in global market
COVID-19 impact analysis
The outbreak of COVID-19 has boosted the demand for disinfectant & antimicrobial chemicals from the sectors such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, and consumer goods. This has further fueled the need for antimicrobial products, which, in turn, is anticipated to drive the growth of the antimicrobial & disinfectant chemicals Market in this pandemic. Most of the economies across the globe are complying with the stringent measures imposed such as maintaining social distancing, disinfecting surfaces, maintaining personal hygiene, and limiting movements to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This has further resulted in surge in demand for disinfectant & antimicrobial chemicals.
Offices and commercial institutions are the important part of economy and cannot be under lockdown for extended period of time. Post COVID-19, working at offices may not remain the same, and hygienic practices are likely to be implemented, thus boosting the demand for antimicrobial and disinfectant chemicals.
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Antimicrobial & Disinfectant Chemicals Market Report Highlights
By Product Type
Key Market Players
ASHLAND Incorporated, BASF SE, 3M COMPANY, LONZA GROUP Ltd, SOLVAY SA, LANXESS AG, STEPAN COMPANY, CLARIANT AG, Ecolab Inc, DOW INC
Upsurge in demand for disinfectant & antimicrobial chemicals from building & construction, pharmaceuticals & healthcare, paints & coatings is the major factor driving the global Antimicrobial & Disinfectant chemicals Market.
The presence of alternatives, such as UV radiation, has hampered the growth of this market. Currently, paints & coatings is the leading consumer among all industries, as antimicrobial additives are increasingly used in the paints and coatings industry, owing to their antimicrobial, antifungal, and antibacterial properties. The utilization of antimicrobial chemicals has increased, owing to rise in awareness regarding infectious diseases. The consumption of disinfectant & antimicrobial chemicals is highest in Asia-Pacific, especially in China and India, owing to rise in need for potable water in domestic and industrial applications due to increasing population. This fuels the demand for disinfectants required to treat potable water, thereby contributing toward the growth of the market.
U.S. emerged as the global leader in the disinfectant and antimicrobial chemicals market both in terms of volume and value. This is attributed to numerous factors such as COVID-19 cases in the North America, especially in the U.S., have created awareness regarding personal hygiene practices, which, in turn, boosts the demand for disinfectants & antimicrobial chemicals in the country.