Biocide Market: Latin America Industry Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2014-2020
Biocides are the chemicals or certain metals which are used to kill different categories of micro-organisms at different life stages. Biocides are widely used in drinking and waste water treatment, healthcare and the consumer goods industry. Consumer products include cosmetics, cleaning products, detergents, some toothpastes and general disinfectant products. In addition, biocides are used in food industry at a sub-lethal level to act as preservatives which impart a longer shelf life.