Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market Research, 2032
The Global Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market Size was valued at $1.9 billion in 2020, and is projected to reach $3.3 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 3.9% from 2023 to 2032. Hospital surface products are widely used for disinfecting different cleaning surfaces of grease, stains, grime, and oil.
Surface cleaning products or formulations that are specifically developed to clean a variety of surfaces. It is designed to remove dirt, stains, dust, germs, and other contaminants from various surfaces such as countertops, floors, beds, door handles, and other hard surfaces.
The market growth of hospital surface cleaning products is expected to increase rapidly due to the outbreak of the pandemic. The use of surface cleaning products has grown suddenly with the rapid increase in the number of hospitals, surgical operations, and others using surface cleaning agents to prevent the spread of infections. Furthermore, organizations need to comply with the government’s rules & regulations regarding the health concerns of the workers. The hospital surface cleaning product market needs advancement, which would not have an adverse effect on the environment while keeping the workers’ safety in mind. In addition, surface cleaning products are used in the healthcare industry, thereby offering lucrative opportunities to expand the market. The wipe is used as a disinfectant surface, owing to its attributes such as ease of use and zero water consumption. It is also expected to boost the hospital surface cleaning products market opportunity.
The healthcare industry has witnessed rapid growth, owing to the rise in population, especially the geriatric population, and the rise in the number of bacterial, viruses, and zoonotic diseases. In addition, climate change, and rapid globalization are also a few of the major reasons for the spread of diseases. COVID-19 is a recent instance of such a spread. In addition, various initiatives taken by the governments help to propel the growth of the market. For instance, Feb 2022, the Indian government launched a credit incentive program worth $6.8 billion to improve the healthcare infrastructure of India, allowing businesses to use the money to expand hospital capacity or purchase medical supplies, with the government assisting in the construction of COVID-19 related health infrastructure in small towns and rural areas. Moreover, in 2021, healthcare accounted for approximately 1.8% of GDP. Such rapid growth of the healthcare industry is anticipated to fuel the hospital surface cleaning products market growth.
Infections that one gets during a patient’s visit and stay at the hospital are called hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Such infections can be caused by to unhygienic environment and other factors. Surface cleaning products are utilized on a regular basis by cleaning the surface of medical devices to prevent HAIs. The continuous need to clean medical devices and hospital surfaces is one of the major market drivers of the surface cleaning products market. The growth in the prevalence rate of HAI is further anticipated to offer healthy growth opportunities over the forecast period. Moreover, growth in awareness related to hygiene and cleanliness, and the need for disinfection drive the adoption of surface cleaning products. In addition, chemical disinfectants currently available in the market contain toxic properties. They affect the human respiratory system, are corrosive, and can harm the environment. Therefore, they should be used properly with utmost care so that they do not affect the environment and humans. However, the adverse effects of chemical disinfectants are anticipated to retrain the market growth.
The Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market is segmented into Product Type, and Components, End-User, and Region. on the basis of product type, the market is categorized into liquid, powder, and wipes. On the basis of components, it is segmented into quaternary ammonium compounds (QUATS), alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, chlorine compounds, and others. On the basis of application, the market is categorized into hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and others. On the basis of region, the market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA.
By Product Type:
The Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market is divided into liquid, powder, and wipes. In 2020, the liquid segment dominated the hospital surface cleaning products market, in terms of revenue, and wipes are expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. Liquid provides high efficiency against a wide range of pathogens including bacteria, viruses, and fungi. It is used on a wide range of surfaces such as floors, walls, countertops, medical equipment, and other hard surfaces. In addition, it is easily applied using sprayers, mops, or cloth for effective cleaning across the different areas of healthcare facilities. It is responsible for removing dirt, grime, and other contaminants from surfaces while the disinfectant component kills bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms. It contains a variety of active ingredients such as quaternary ammonium compounds, hydrogen peroxide, or sodium hypochlorite which are effective against different types of microorganisms. All such factors are anticipated to boost the hospital surface cleaning products market.
The Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market is classified into Quaternary Ammonium Compounds (QUATS), alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, chlorine compounds, and others. The alcohol segment accounted for the largest share of the hospital surface cleaning products market hydrogen peroxide is expected to grow rapidly during the forecast period. Alcohol-based surface cleaners have strong disinfecting properties that effectively kill or inactivate a wide variety of microorganisms, making them ideal for use in healthcare settings, laboratories, and other environments that require a high degree of cleanliness. There are two most common types of alcohol used in surface cleaning products Isopropyl alcohol and ethanol. Isopropyl alcohol is often used in surface cleaning products because of its effectiveness against a wide range of microorganisms, including bacteria and viruses. Isopropyl alcohol is commonly found in solutions between 70% to 99%. Ethanol is used in concentrations of surface cleaning products. In addition, it is used on various surfaces such as countertops, desks, doorknobs, medical equipment, and others.
The Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market is divided into hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and others. The hospitals segment holds the largest share and clinics are expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. The cleaning and disinfection of surfaces in hospitals have become increasingly important in a multi-barrier approach for preventing infections, in addition to hand hygiene and proper reprocessing of medical devices is expected to boost the hospital surface cleaning products market. In-hospital surface cleaning products such as general-purpose cleaners are used to clean non-critical surfaces such as floors, walls windows, and furniture. Regular cleaning helps remove dirt, dust, and debris, creating a more pleasant and sanitary environment. Rise in demand for high-level disinfection to ensure a sterile environment in hospitals boosting the demand for surface cleaning products. In addition, the surface cleaning product is used on high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, handrails, light switches, and elevator buttons. All such factors are anticipated to fuel the demand for the hospital surface cleaning products market during the forecast period.
The Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and LAMEA. North America accounted for the highest share in hospital surface cleaning products market share and Asia-Pacific is expected to grow at the highest CAGR. The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed significant growth in the healthcare industry, with increased investment in healthcare infrastructure, hospitals, and medical facilities. This expansion creates a larger market for hospital surface cleaning products. In addition, rise in awareness of the importance of hospital surface cleaning products in healthcare. In addition, rapid urbanization and industrial development in the Asia-Pacific region have led to an increase in hospitals and healthcare facilities.
These facilities require a wide range of surface-cleaning products to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. Moreover, Asia-Pacific presents lucrative opportunities for key players operating in the hospital surface cleaning products market, owing to an increase in incidences of hospital-acquired infections in emerging economies, rise in adoption of sterilization and disinfection products, development of the R&D sector, rise in healthcare reforms, and technological advancements in cleaning technology, Moreover, rise in demand for cleaning and products, surge in funding from government and non-government sectors to create awareness about infection prevention & control, and presence of high population base contributes toward the growth of the market. Moreover, the surge in focus of leading manufacturers on expanding their geographical presence in emerging Asia-Pacific countries to capture high market share is expected to drive the growth of the hospital surface cleaning products market in the region.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in the hospital surface cleaning products market include 3M Company, Carroll CLEAN, Diversey Inc., Ecolab Inc., Medline Industries Inc., Metrex Research LLC, STERIS plc, The Clorox Company, The Procter & Gamble Company, Whiteley Corporation Limited. Major players have adopted product launch and acquisition as key developmental strategies to improve the product portfolio of the hospital surface cleaning products market.
Some examples of product launches in the market
In October 2020, Ecolab launched sink & surface cleaner sanitizer is on List N of disinfectants of EPA for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) and can be used as both a hospital disinfectant and a food-contact sanitizer. It can be used on any hard, non-porous food contact surface, from food prep areas and the third sink in the kitchen to guest tables. No product in the concentrated no-rinse, food contact cleaner, and sanitizer category has a faster kill time for emerging viral pathogens. The versatility of this offering enables it to be used as a hospital disinfectant.
In September 2022, The Clorox Company launched Clorox EcoClean™ Disinfecting Cleaner, a ready-to-use, disinfectant cleaner with a plant-based active ingredient, formulated without bleach, alcohol, phosphate, or quats, that kills 99.9% of illness-causing germs in two minutes or less, including cold and flu viruses, SARS-CoV-2, Norovirus, Staph and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). It is tested for compatibility across more than 20 common surfaces, Clorox EcoClean Disinfecting Cleaner sanitizes hard, non-porous, non-food contact surfaces in 15 seconds.
In November 2022, Medline launched the EPA-cleared Micro-Kill Bleach Germicidal Bleach Wipes to be marketed as killing the fungus on hard, non-porous surfaces. Micro-kill bleach Germicidal wipes are an effective way to disinfect hospital surfaces, where C. auris tends to be persistent in the environment. This launch aims to improve the product portfolio.
Key Benefits For Stakeholders
- The report provides an extensive analysis of the current and emerging hospital surface cleaning products market trends and dynamics.
- In-depth hospital surface cleaning products market analysis is conducted by constructing market estimations for the key market segments between 2020 and 2032.
- Extensive analysis of the hospital surface cleaning product market is conducted by following key product positioning and monitoring of the top competitors within the market framework.
- A comprehensive analysis of all regions is provided to determine the prevailing opportunities.
- The hospital surface cleaning products market forecast analysis from 2023 to 2032 is included in the report.
- The key market players within the hospital surface cleaning products market overview are profiled in this report and their strategies are analyzed thoroughly, which helps understand the competitive outlook of the hospital surface cleaning products industry.
Hospital Surface Cleaning Products Market Report Highlights
Market Size By 2032
USD 3.3 billion
CAGR of 3.9%
2020 - 2032
By Product Type
Key Market Players
Whiteley Corporation Limited, Metrex Research LLC, The Procter & Gamble Company, STERIS plc, The Clorox Company, CarrollCLEAN, Diversey, Inc, Medline industries, Inc., 3M Company, Ecolab Inc.
Infectious diseases and disorders are mainly caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as viruses, and parasites or fungi bacteria. These diseases can be spread, indirectly or directly, from infected or non-sterilized medical or surgical equipment used to treat a person, or from presence in the infected environment of any healthcare facility. Thus, hospital surface cleaning product is the most preferred preventable measure that helps to prevent these infections.
Factors such as an increase in incidences of hospital-acquired infections, a surge in the number of surgical procedures, growth in the medical device reprocessing industry, and a rise in the incidence of chronic diseases associated with a surge in geriatric population are expected to drive the growth of the hospital surface cleaning product market.
Moreover, the adoption of new technologies with advancements in the technology of hospital surface cleaning products further boosts the growth of the market. However, adverse effects of chemical disinfectants and concerns regarding the safety of reprocessed instruments are expected to restrain the growth of the hospital surface cleaning product market.