Alcohol-Based Disinfectants Market Is Likely to Reach USD 2,187.7 Million by 2020

Disinfectants play an important role in the healthcare industry. These are used in a broad range of applications.


Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/08/2016 -- Demand for alcohol-based disinfectants is primarily ascribed to increasing awareness about hand hygiene globally and rising demand for disinfectants for hand sanitizing. North America dominates the global market for alcohol-based disinfectants. This report by Transparency Market Research analyzes, estimates and forecasts the alcohol-based disinfectants market on a global and regional level for a six year period from 2014 to 2020, both in terms of volume and revenue. The study also provides information on restraints, drivers and opportunities along with their impact on the overall market during the forecast period. The report segments the market based on application and region, and offers estimates and forecast for each segment.

The study analyzes the product value chain beginning with feed stock material up to end-use. Additionally, it evaluates the market based on Porter's five forces model that analyzes the degree of competition in the market by considering factors such as bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, and threat from substitute products and new entrants. The report includes a detailed competitive landscape of the alcohol-based disinfectants market that comprises company market share analysis and profiles of key market participants.

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Inflation is not a part of pricing in the report. Prices of alcohol-based disinfectants vary across each region. Considering that different end-users use different types of products, pricing for each application varies according to regions while estimating and forecasting market revenue on the global basis. Regional average price has been considered while breaking down the market by end-application in each region. The market size of the global alcohol-based disinfectants market has been presented in terms of both volume and revenue. Market volume is provided in kilo tons, while market revenue is in USD million. Both domestic and institutional sales of alcohol-based disinfectants have been considered. Domestic uses of alcohol-based disinfectants include alcohol-based disinfectants used for hand sanitizing and other applications. Institutional usage of alcohol-based disinfectants includes healthcare and animal care applications. Market numbers are provided based on product types and applications in the context of the global as well as regional market. Market size and forecast for each major application is also provided in the context of the global as well as regional market. Numbers provided in the report are derived based on demand for alcohol-based disinfectants from various end-user industries across different regions. Primary research represented the bulk of research efforts, supplemented by an extensive secondary research. We reviewed key players' product literature, annual reports, press releases and relevant documents for competitive analysis and market understanding. All the prices have been considered as FOB prices. All market revenues have been calculated based on sales and consumption trends. All USD exchange rates are as of 2013.

The report provides a decisive view on the alcohol-based disinfectants market by segmenting it based on product types and applications. Product segments analyzed in this report include methyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol and n-propyl alcohol. Based on applications, alcohol-based disinfectants are segmented into hand sanitizers, clinical surfaces, clinical devices and others (including animal hide, etc.). All application segments have been analyzed based on present and future trends and the market has been estimated from 2014 to 2020.

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The alcohol-based disinfectants market is segmented based on geography into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Rest of the World. Demand for each application type of alcohol-based disinfectants has been forecasted for each of these regions in terms of both revenue and consumption for the period from 2014 to 2020.

Leading manufacturers profiled in this report include BODE Chemie GmbH, Reckitt Benckiser, Johnson & Johnson, 3M Company, DuPont and Ecolab Inc. These profiles include features such as company overview, financial overview, business strategies, SWOT analysis and recent developments.

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