Mosquito Repellent Wristbands Market By Product (Chemical Based (DEET, Picaridin, IR 3535, etc.), Natural Ingredient Based (Lavandin Oil, Lemongrass Oil, Citronella Oil, Lemon Eucalyptus Geranium Oil, Pine Tree Oil, Clove Bud Oil, Peppermint Oil, Patchouli Oil)), By Distribution Channel (Departmental Stores, Supermarkets & Hypermarkets, Pharmacy Stores, E-Tailers) - Growth, Share, Opportunities & Competitive Analysis, 2016 -2026

Mosquitoes can transmit several diseases such as malaria, Zika virus, yellow fever, dengue as well as West Nile virus among others. Mosquito repellent wristband provides protection against mosquitoes since it contains mosquito repellent chemicals that are widely utilized in spray or cream based mosquito repellents. Wristbands are fast and easy to use and are easily worn by babies and children without the fear of hazardous consequences or side effects. A wide range of natural ingredients and synthetic chemicals based mosquito repellents wristbands are used for the prevention of mosquitos’ bites and avert mosquito-borne diseases.

The most widely used inorganic chemicals in the manufacture of mosquito repellent wristbands include ethyl hexane diol, diethyl carbonate, diethyl phthalate and N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET). Also, several natural ingredients such as lavender, lemon eucalyptus oil, soybean oil and cinnamon oil are used in herbal mosquito repellent wristbands. Consumers are increasingly preferring natural ingredient based mosquito repellent wristbands in order to avoid problems such as allergies, skin rashes and breathing ailments among others. 

Chemical based mosquito repellent wristbands are those wristbands which have synthetic chemicals such as DEET, Picaridin, IR3535, etc. in it as an active ingredient. Over past few years chemical based mosquito repellent wristbands are losing their market share to natural ingredient based mosquito repellent wristbands owing to side effects of toxic chemicals such as DEET. Natural ingredient based mosquito repellent wristbands are gaining popularity among buyers looking for a natural, waterproof and less messy alternative to sprays or lotions. These wristbands often contain natural products such as essential oils.

Mosquito repellent wristbands are a part of pharmaceutical/healthcare range of products, thus consumers tend to expect the availability of mosquito repellent wristbands at pharmacy stores. Superior pharmacy chain owners such as Watsons, which holds a chain of more than 100 stores globally, reported that the sales of mosquito repellent wristbands grew by more than 200% across all of its outlets. The Pharmacy segment held highest share of the market in 2017 and the dominant trend of this segment is expected to continue for the forecast period.

Departmental stores are a major part of initiatives taken by industry players to strengthen their market presence in different regions. Both international and domestic players have looked upon departmental stores as the primarily sales channel. Setting up of pop-up stores has flourished the departmental stores sector and in turn surged the market growth. Growing number of supermarkets and hypermarkets in developing countries motivating mosquito repellent manufacturers to focus on supermarkets and hypermarkets to contact the masses would help supermarket/hypermarket segment grow at decent rate during the forecast period. Factors such as elimination of travel time and cost, comparison-shopping, round the clock assistance, and deals, discounts and offers are the major aspects driving the E-tailers channel growth. Moreover, the rate of product searches online has surged significantly in the recent years, offering the huge business opportunities for this channel.

In 2017, Europe accounted for highest market value share followed by North America. For the forecast period, the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness hi growth rate due to high demand for mosquito repellent products and increased consumer disposable income especially in China and India.

The key mosquito repellent wristband producers, developers, suppliers/dealers and service providers are, but not limited to: PARA’KITO, Mosrepel, Dabur, Kangdimedical, Kincho, Piramal Enterprises Ltd., and Kinven.

The Global Mosquito Repellent Wristband Market is segmented into following categories:

  • By Product Type
    • Chemical Based (DEET, Picaridin, IR 3535, etc.)
    • Natural Ingredient Based (Lavandin Oil, Lemongrass Oil, Citronella Oil, Lemon Eucalyptus Geranium Oil, Pine Tree Oil, Clove Bud Oil, Peppermint Oil, Patchouli Oil)
  • By Distribution Channel
    • Departmental Stores
    • Supermarkets & Hypermarkets
    • Pharmacy Stores
    • e-Tailers
    • Others (Small Retail Stores, Convenience Stores, etc.)
  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Based on geographical distribution, the global mosquito repellent wristband market is segmented into following categories,

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)
    • Latin America (LATAM)
    • Middle East & Africa (MEA)

Mosquito Repellent Wrisbands Market

In 2017, Europe accounted for the largest value share in the global mosquito repellent wristband market and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 3% during the forecast period of 2018 to 2026. Asia-Pacific is poised to grow rapidly in the world mosquito repellent market owing to higher demand for mosquito repellent products in countries such as China and India. Additionally, the market is at a budding stage due to lower level of health and hygiene consciousness majorly in rural areas.

Recently, countries in America and Africa have witnessed a surge in the demand of mosquito repellent products due to the outbreak of Zika virus caused by Aedes mosquito. Increasing demand for eco-friendly products such as mosquito repellent wristbands are offering lucrative business opportunity for the players operating in the market. However, extent of penetration level of mosquito repellent wristbands prepared from organic and herbal ingredients is higher in developed markets such as North America and Europe. Rising literacy levels has further enhanced the demand for such high-end products. Promotional activities such as awareness campaigns run by industry players is expected to grow the product demand in the years to come.

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Published Date:  Jan 2018
Category:  Consumer Goods
Report ID:   58958
Report Format:   PDF
Pages:   120
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