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Antiseptic And Disinfectant Market

Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market Size, Share, Competitive Landscape and Trend Analysis Report by Type, by   Product and by End User : Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032

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Author's: | Roshan Deshmukh
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An antiseptic helps to stop or slow down the growth of microorganisms on the injury. They are used in hospitals and other medical facilities very regularly to reduce the risk of infection during or post-surgery and other procedures.

Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market

Various types of antiseptics are used in medical faculties. Antiseptics include various substances like hand washes, hand rubs, and skin preparations. Some of these antiseptics are available over the counter (OTC) for household uses. Antiseptics and disinfectants can kill microorganisms and some antiseptics are sometimes called skin disinfectants. While antiseptic is applied to the body, on the other hand disinfectants are applied to nonliving top and surfaces like handrails, countertops, etc. Doctors apply antiseptic to the surgical site on a person’s body and use disinfectants to decontaminate the operating table.

Antiseptics and disinfectants consists of chemical agents such as biocides. Hydrogen peroxide is an ideal and common ingredient used in both antiseptics and disinfectants. Antiseptics contain lower concentrations of biocides as compared to disinfectants.

Antiseptics are used both in and out of medical facilities. In both the conditions, they’re applied either to skin or mucous membranes. Antiseptics are categorized into four types based on their chemical structure. All four types of antiseptics disinfect skin, but some of these antiseptics have other certain additional uses as well.

Types of antiseptics include:

1. Chlorhexidine and other biguanides.
2. Antibacterial dye.
3. Peroxide and permanganate.
4. Halogenated phenol derivative.

COVID-19 scenario analysis:

To take care of the infected population the demand for medical supplies is increasing. Respiratory support devices such as atomizer, life-support machine, oxygen generator, and monitor are among the majorly used medical devices in primary clinical treatment. Moreover, COVID-19 has led to a huge surge in demand for medical supplies such as personal protective equipment including masks, gloves, and protective eyeglasses. With a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide, the need for medical supplies keeps on rising among, both from healthcare professionals and civil populations for precautionary measures.Manufacturers of these products have a chance to capitalize on this increased demand for medical supplies to ensure adequate and continuous supply of personal protective equipment in the market.

Owing to such factors, COVID 19 is expected to have a significant impact on the Antiseptic and disinfectant market.

Top impacting factors: Market Scenario Analysis, Trends, Drivers and Impact Analysis:

The growing popularity of Hospital-acquired Infections (HAIs), awareness about household hygiene and the requirement for disinfection, and growing use of endoscope reprocesses and surgical units globally are the major factors affecting the growth of antiseptic and disinfectant market.

Lack of sanitation and precaution taken in hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are also helping to surge the demand for the antiseptic products. Disinfectant solutions are applied in various clinics and hospitals for the protection against contagion and also help in the risk-free hospital-acquired infections. Additionally, it also stops the microbial infections and  the bacteria from entering the individual. Solutions like this are very necessary in hospitals as they help in maintaining genuine sanitation and hygiene, which lowers the danger of HAIs. All these factors, are helping boost the market growth of antiseptic and disinfectants.

The government is applying various policies and regulations to cut down the instances of infections due to HAIs and also to generate awareness for personal and home hygiene which is further helping the growth of antiseptic and disinfectant markets.

On the other hand, the stringent and saturated market of developed countries is affecting the market negatively. Moreover, with the high usage of hydrogen peroxide, there has been a significant rise in peroxide-tolerant organisms, which is expected to shift the focus of consumers towards other chemical antiseptics.

New product launches to flourish the market:

On June 6th, 2018, Johnson & Johnson announced the binding offer from Fortive Corporation and acquired its Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) business which is a division of Ethicon, Inc. It will help the company to extend its product portfolio in sterilization products and also provide aid in increasing the customer base around the globe.

Surge in usage in pharmaceutical and biotechnological applications:

Growing cases of hospital-acquired infections around the globe, awareness about usage of proper antiseptics and disinfectants, and its role in preventing the transmission of infection from one person to another are the reasons the antiseptics demand is increasing in the hospitals. Healthcare expenditure is also increasing in developed and developing economy thus increasing the number of hospitals raising the demand for antiseptics & disinfectants.

Key benefits of the report:

  • This study presents the analytical depiction of the global Antiseptic and Disinfectant industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the global Antiseptic and Disinfectant market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global Antiseptic and Disinfectant market growth scenario.
  • Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
  • The report provides a detailed global Antiseptic and Disinfectant market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.

Questions answered in the Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market research report:

  • What are the leading market players active in the Antiseptic and Disinfectant market?
  • What the current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
  • What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
  • What are the projections for the future that would help in taking further strategic steps?

Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market Report Highlights

Aspects Details
By Type
  • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
  • Chlorine Compounds
  • Alcohols and Aldehyde Products
  • Enzyme
  • Others
By   Product
  • Enzymatic Cleaners
  • Medical Device Disinfectants
  • Surface Disinfectants
By End User
  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Others
By Region
  • North America  (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
  • Europe  (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific  (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • LAMEA  (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Rest of LAMEA)
Key Market Players

STERIS plc, Reckitt Benckiser, Bio-Cide International Inc, BD, Novartis AG, Johnson and Johnson, 3M, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Clorox company, Cardinal Health

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Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market

Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032