Global Flies Repellent Market - Snapshot

Globally, there is a rise in diseases caused by flies. Leishmaniasis is a disease caused by flies that is prevalent in more than 90 tropical, subtropical, and South European countries including India, Bangladesh, the Middle East, etc. No vaccine is currently available for this disease. This makes flies repellent important for protection against leishmaniasis. Spread of leishmaniasis is increasing the demand for flies repellent.  

flies repellent market

There is a rising demand for flies repellent containing natural active ingredients. At present, the market size of flies and other insect repellent products containing synthetic active ingredients is more than the market size of products containing natural active ingredients. Flies repellent products made from natural active ingredients are harmless to humans. Hence, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not made it mandatory for registration of flies and insect repellent products made from natural active ingredients such as citronella oil and other essential oils. But EPA has made is mandatory for registration of flies repellent products made with synthetic active ingredients.

There is a rising demand for natural or organic flies and other insect repellents across the world. Homs LLC, a U.S. based flies and insect repellent manufacturer makes products from natural active ingredients. The company sells organic flies repellent product under the brand “BiteBlocker” and “BioUD.” Flies and other insect repellents made from natural active ingredients are better than those made from synthetic active ingredients such as DEET, as natural active ingredients are non-inflammable in nature. With rising consumer awareness about harmful effects of synthetic active ingredients, flies and other insect repellents made from natural active ingredients is expected to create a huge opportunity for manufacturers in the future.

The study provides a decisive view of the global flies repellent market by segmenting it in terms of product, ingredients and distribution channel. In terms of product, flies repellent can be classified into sprays/aerosol, cream & oil and others. Based on ingredients, the market is classified into natural ingredients and synthetic ingredients. The natural active ingredients sub-segment can be further classified into oil of lemon eucalyptus, citronella oil, and Pyrethrin. The synthetic active ingredients sub-segment can be further classified into DEET, Picaridin, IR3535, and Permethrin. Based on distribution channel, the market is segmented into online and offline. The offline sub-segment can be further classified into organized retail and unorganized retail.  

DEET is a major synthetic active ingredient discovered by the U.S. Army in 1946 and registered as a fly repellent in the U.S. by the EPA. Consumers are concerned where DEET is a major active ingredient in a repellent due to its chemical effects. DEET needs to be used safely such as it should not be used in an enclosed area. Its shelf life is also less compared to other flies repellent products. Therefore, consumers are still wary of using DEET based flies repellent products.

With changes in scientific discovery, the rules and regulations concerning flies and insect repellent can change in any country. For example, natural active ingredient citronella oil was banned by Health Canada in 2012; but with rise in public pressure, the ban was lifted in February, 2015. Thus, change in active ingredient regulations for flies repellent in any country can pose a threat to manufacturers of these products.

Entering the flies repellent market is not easy for any new player. Considerable capital investment is required as the market is generally dominated by large players in the organized global flies repellent market. For example, in 2015 in India, a well-known flies repellent manufacturer, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd had around 52.4% share of the retail home insecticide market, including flies repellent home insecticide. 

Governments and NGOs are actively involved in generating awareness about flies and other insect repellent products as careless disposal of flies repellent products can harm consumers due to its chemically active ingredients. Flies repellent manufacturers are actively participating with governments and NGOs to educate consumers about diseases caused by flies and safe disposal of flies repellent products. Flies and insect repellent manufacturers are connecting with consumers online to educate them about these products.

In March 2016, global flies and insect repellent manufacturer, SC Johnson launched an online campaign to educate consumers about flies protection and flies repellent products. This awareness initiative by manufacturers, governments, and NGOs is expected to create a huge market opportunity for flies repellent manufacturers across the globe.    

The report highlights major companies operating in the global flies repellent market including S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (GCPL), Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., New Avon LLC., Coghlan’s Ltd., ExOfficio LLC., Homs LLC., PIC Corporation, and 3M among others.

Global Flies Repellent Market: Overview

This report on the global flies repellent market provides analysis for the period 2016–2026, wherein 2017 is the base year and the period from 2018 till 2026 is the forecast period. Data for 2016 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints, opportunities, trends, and technology advancements that are expected to influence the expansion of the global flies repellent market during the said period. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of value estimates (US$ Mn) and volume estimates (Thousand Units) across different geographies.

Global Flies Repellent Market: Trends and Opportunities

Across the world, it is expected that there will an increasing demand for a special type of clothing that are repellent-treated and repels flies and other insects. For example, ExOfficio LLC., based in the U.S. has developed “Bugsaway” brand of clothing that repel flies, mosquitoes, ticks, ants, chiggers, midgets, and other insects. The company in collaboration with Insect Shield, LLC has developed apparel with odorless and invisible insect protection. The active ingredient used by the company is Permethrin. Insect Shield, LLC uses knockdown or KD testing for testing clothes treated with active ingredient Permethrin. KD testing is recognized by Word Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USFDA). Permethrin treated clothing are also approved by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).Demand for Permethrin treated clothing is expected to create a good opportunity for flies repellent manufacturers across the globe

There is rising demand for flies repellent products across the world due to increasing public awareness about diseases caused by flies such as loa loa filariasis, onchocerciasis, sleeping sickness, and leishmaniasis. Consumers prefer fly repellents made of natural active ingredients compared to fly repellents made from synthetic active ingredients such as DEET and IR3535. Natural flies repellent are non-flammable, as opposed to flammable fly repellent made from DEET. 

Global Flies Repellent Market: Key Segments

The study provides a decisive view of the global flies repellent market by segmenting it in terms of product, ingredients, and distribution channel. In terms of product, flies repellent can be classified into sprays/aerosol, cream & oil, and others. Based on ingredients, the market is classified into natural ingredients and synthetic ingredients. The natural active ingredients sub-segment can be classified into oil of lemon eucalyptus, citronella oil, and Pyrethrin. The synthetic active ingredients sub-segment can be classified into DEET, Picaridin, IR3535, and Permethrin. On the basis of distribution channel, the market is segmented into online and offline. The offline sub-segment can be further classified into organized retail and unorganized retail.

The analysis of the above segments is based on present and forecasted global demand for flies repellent products and prevailing and future trends in the global flies repellent market. We have analyzed the present and estimated regional market size of flies repellent products across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East &Africa, and South America. The regional flies repellent market size is further broken down into country level markets in the following countries: the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the U.K., Germany, France, China, India, Japan, Thailand, Australia, Pakistan, Myanmar, Indonesia, GCC, South Africa, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Brazil, and Argentina.

Global Flies Repellent Market: Competitive Landscape

The report includes a detailed analysis of the global flies repellent market, SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity, and Threat) analysis of the market, Porter’s Five Force analysis, key macroeconomic indicators influencing the market, and raw material analysis. The industry analysis includes value chain analysis of the global flies repellent industry.

The report highlights major companies operating in the global flies repellent market including S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. (GCPL), Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., New Avon LLC., Coghlan’s Ltd., ExOfficio LLC., Homs LLC., PIC Corporation, and 3M among others.

These market players have been profiled in terms of attributes such as description of the company, financials (if available in the public domain),and products, key strategies to increase market share, and recent developments and strategies adopted to increase their market share in the flies repellent market.

The global flies repellent market is segmented as below:

Global Flies Repellent Market, by Product

  • Sprays/Aerosol
  • Cream & Oil
  • Others

Global Flies Repellent Market, by Ingredient

  • Natural Ingredients
    • Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus
    • Citronella Oil
    • Pyrethrin
  • Synthetic Ingredients
    • DEET
    • Picaridin
    • IR3535
    • Permethrin

Global Flies Repellent Market, by Distribution Channel

  • Online
  • Offline
    • Organized Retail
    • Unorganized Retail

Global Flies Repellent Market, by Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K.
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Thailand
    • Australia
    • Pakistan
    • Myanmar
    • Indonesia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
    • GCC
    • South Africa
    • Nigeria
    • Ethiopia
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
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