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Hard Surface Disinfectants Market By Disinfectant Type (Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Phenolics, Bleach-Sodium Hypochlorite, Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide, Botanicals, Silver Dihydrogen Citrate, Iodophors, Chlorine Compounds), By Formulation (Liquids, Wipes, Sprays), By Application (Hospitals, Clinical Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, Others) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2018 – 2026

Industry Outlook

The currently available techniques applied in surface disinfection are consistently improving to adapt to any environment. Conventional disinfection activities mainly aim to supplement healthcare facilities and improve healthcare system efficiency. As the overall emphasis on disinfection and maintaining a sterile environment advances, the use of surfaces with inherent antimicrobial properties is being considered as a potential alternative to disinfection. However, the possible high cost of these items and their distant availability have made the use of disinfectants imperative. The global market for hard surface disinfectants will undergo stable growth through 2026.

The growing incidence of healthcare-associated infections, the high burden of managing such diseases, and evolving regulations for the validation of disinfectants are the key drivers of this market. On the other hand, the increasing risk of the development of resistant microorganisms and improper adherence to the recommended decontamination methods restrain the growth of this market. Considering the future outlook, the global hard surface disinfectants market is witnessing perpetual product innovation, with the introduction of new products that have a broader activity spectrum, less dwell time and competitive prices.

Market Synopsis

The market will be dominated by quaternary ammonium compounds.

In the base year 2017, quaternary ammonium compounds held the largest revenue share in the global hard surface disinfectants market, and they will retain their dominance through the forecast period. These products are biodegradable in nature, have greater efficacy, and are also used as antistatic agents, fabric softeners, and surfactants. Being catatonic disinfectants, quaternary disinfectants find application in the disinfection of workplace floors, surfaces, countertops, and toilets. Therefore, the wide application area of these compounds renders a larger revenue share to the segment. Another factor attributing to the dominance of this segment is its activity spectrum against different microorganisms. Quaternary ammonium compounds are efficient in killing enveloped viruses, fungi, and amoebas. Bleach-sodium hypochlorite, on the other hand, will grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period of 2018 to 2026.

Ease of Use and Competitive Pricing to Support the Lead of the Liquids Segment

Based on types of formulation, the global hard surface disinfectants market is segmented into liquids, sprays, and wipes, of which the liquids segment occupies the largest revenue share while progressing at the fastest growth rate. Ease of use and convenience in bulk buying are the key factors attributed to the dominance of this segment. Furthermore, competitive prices of liquid disinfectants and the freedom to alter concentrations as per environmental requirements drive the growth of this market. Additionally, sprays have limited usage in cleaning countertops, operating utensils, and workstations; this, therefore, restricts their usage to small surfaces only. The wipes segment is gaining considerable traction in the global market. These products are in high demand due to their non-toxic nature, non-corrosive activity, shorter dwell time, and ease of use.

Increase in Adoption of Infection Prevention Measures to Make Hospitals the Largest Segment

Hard surface cleaning products on the market today have the dual properties of cleaning and disinfecting surfaces. Therefore, these products are widely used as a countermeasure for the prevention of nosocomial infections in hospitals. Hard surface disinfectants are formulated to balance cleaning efficiency with surface compatibility. For delivering a safe work and healthcare environment in a cost-effective way, there is a requirement to introduce broad-spectrum disinfectants with an appropriate dwell time that are safe for users and fast-acting. A higher number of hospitals as compared to other settings and the increasing threat of healthcare-associated infections are the key factors supporting the leading position of this market. Throughout the forecast period, new cleaning agents with shorter contact times and a broader action spectrum are expected to be introduced on a regular basis.

The presence of advanced healthcare infrastructure is expected to propel North America to a dominant position.

In 2017, North America occupied the leading position in the global hard surface disinfectants market in terms of revenue. The demand for hard surface disinfectants in the region is high due to the growing threat of superbug infections in hospitals and clinical settings. Additionally, high awareness and government guidelines for deploying disinfection and cleaning methods in healthcare and life-sciences settings also drive the North American market. The mandate of FDA sanction and validation for every disinfectant is the key feature of this regional market. In terms of formulation types, the North American market witnesses liquid disinfectants having the largest revenue share, followed by sprays. During the forecast period, Asia-Pacific will grow at the fastest rate. China, India, and other South East Asian countries will accumulate the largest revenue share in the region. The proliferation of healthcare infrastructure in the region, fast growth of the generic drug market, and a rapidly progressing medical tourism industry all contribute to the growth of the Asia Pacific market.

Periods of History and Forecast

This research report presents the analysis of each considered segment for the period from 2016 to 2026, using 2017 as the base year for estimations. Compounded annual growth rates (CAGRs) for each segment are calculated for the forecast period from 2018 to 2026.

Report Scope by Segments

This market research report on the global hard surface disinfectants market comprises market size and forecasts for the global market and the mentioned segments. The report also includes quantitative information about these segments in terms of market trends and analysis. Other sets of qualitative information offered through this report include attractive investment propositions, the competitive landscape of the key players, drivers, challenges, and opportunities, and company profiles of major market players.

The profiles of such players are also studied in this report based on parameters, namely, business overview, product portfolio, financial information, and key developments. The prime players operating in the global hard surface disinfectants market are Abbott Laboratories, Boston Scientific Corporation, Cochlear Limited, LivaNova, PLC, MED-EL, NeuroPace, Inc., Medtronic Plc, NDI Medical LLC, Nervo Corp., Retina Implant AG, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc., Sonova Holding AG, Cyberonics, Inc., St. Jude Medical, Inc., and BrainGate Company.

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The market for Hard Surface Disinfectants Market is expected to reach US$ XX Bn by 2026.

The Hard Surface Disinfectants Market is expected to see significant CAGR growth over the coming years, at XX%.

The report is forecasted from 2018-2026.

The base year of this report is 2017.

Boston Scientific Corporation, Cochlear Limited, LivaNova, PLC, MED-EL, NeuroPace, Inc., Medtronic Plc, NDI Medical LLC, Nervo Corp., Retina Implant AG, Second Sight Medical Products, Inc are some of the major players in the global market.

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Published Date:  Oct 2018
Category:  Chemicals
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