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Global Alcohol-Based Disinfectants Market - Overview:

A number of epidemics in the past and now the COVID-19 pandemic is fuelling growth in the market. Over the forecast period of 2014 to 2020, the market for global alcohol-based disinfectant will witness an impressive growth rate of 9%, taking the market worth up to USD 2.18 billion by the end of this period. One of the major factors for growth in this market is higher efficiency demonstrated by alcohol-based products in killing germs and harmful virus.

In the decade starting 2011, number of virus induced epidemics and their impact have pushed the world towards better hygiene. Medical communities as well as people have sprung into action and are directing efforts towards prevention of disease contraction. This is helping the alcohol-based disinfectants market in a major way.

The global alcohol-based disinfectants market has a number of regional and international players operating in its vendor playfield, making it fragmented. However, the players who have made a mark in the market, and are known for a stellar brand recall are 3M Company, BODE Chemie GmbH, Reckitt Benckiser, DuPont, and Johnson & Johnson. In order to stay ahead of the curve top players are highly focused on marketing and branding.

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COVID-19 and Other Viral Epidemics to Drive Growth in Global Alcohol-based Disinfectants Market

It is important to note here that a demand for disinfectants like this has never been seen before. Over the last couple of years a number of epidemics have been observed. From Nipah and Ebola outbreaks in the past to the Coronavirus pandemic today, all direct the society to take better care and shield themselves against potential viral infections, which can sometimes be fatal. And, as noted in the case of battling COVID-19, disinfectants that are alcohol-based play a crucial role.

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Other factors include - awareness regarding using disinfectants for improving health and health outcomes in communities is being spread by governments as well as brands dabbling in the market. Besides, awareness regarding viral infections and how to ward off contraction is at an all-time high in the world. Additionally, increase in disposable incomes across the world is also paving way for people using alcohol-based disinfectants

In terms of application-type hand sanitizers segment to witness significant growth over the forecast period

The global alcohol-based disinfectants market report as prepared by Transparency Market Research is segment on the basis of product and application. It is pertinent to note here that on the basis of product the sub-division includes methyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, isopropyl alcohol, and N-Propyl alcohol. And, on the basis of application, the sub segments cover hand sanitizers, clinical devices, clinical surfaces, and others.

Hand Sanitizers witnessing massive increase in demand; trend to continue into the coming few years. The stellar performance is an outcome of growing awareness regarding diseases and infections contracted by unclean hands. Isopropyl and Ethyl Alcohol to hold a prominent share of the market due to their effective disinfecting property and increasing push from the medical community.

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North America to Top the Regional Charts in the Global Alcohol-Based Disinfectants Market Over the Forecast Period

The global alcohol-based disinfectants market report covers key regions in its analysis. These include North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the world. Out of these, North America will lead the global alcohol-based disinfectants market over the forecast period. Presence of a large number of players and high level of awareness will contribute positively to the growth of the regional market

Alcohol-Based Disinfectants Market: Overview

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.
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.
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.

Alcohol-based Disinfectants Market - Product Segment Analysis

  • Methyl Alcohol
  • Ethyl Alcohol
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • N-Propyl Alcohol
Alcohol-based Disinfectants Market – Application Analysis
  • Hand Sanitizers
  • Clinical Surfaces
  • Clinical Devices
  • Others (including animal hide, etc.)
Alcohol-based Disinfectants Market – Regional Analysis
  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Rest of the World (RoW)

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