Global Surface Disinfectant Market: Significant Improvements in Healthcare Services and Standards of Providing these Services are Creating Growth Potential

Global Surface Disinfectant Market

Surface disinfectant deals with cleansing and eliminating the pathogens, infections and overall cleansing the surface of hospitals, clinics, research institutes. The products available in this category not only focus on cleaning the floors, tiles but also the surfaces of instruments, furniture and fixtures. There is a significant requirement for these disinfectants due to the high prevalence/chances of infections in these environments. These environments are vulnerable to communication of infections due to the surgical activities conducted in these environments.

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Surface disinfectant market is growing due to increasing surgical procedures and rising geriatric population; the effect of these factors are mentioned below:

  • ·         Increasing surgical procedures: With the focus on improving the health of patients/individuals the rate at which surgical procedures are carried out has increased significantly. This improvement in the number of procedures carried out essentially means that the need for surface disinfectant after every surgical procedure is of utmost importance, because every single surgery carried out increases the chance of spread of infection from the existing patient to the one following. There is also the presence of stringent guidelines presented by the governing bodies of various hospitals, research institutes and clinics regarding the prevention of infection and keeping their surroundings in the best hygienic conditions
  • ·         Rising geriatric population: Globally, the levels of the older population is rising significantly and with it the need for maintaining the available emergency & surgical rooms for operations, because this population category is generally associated with requiring frequent visits to the operating room, emergency rooms to maintain their health. Their bodies become more delicate and therefore the need for prevention of further spread of infections if they visit any hospitals and clinics is of utmost importance. The major concern for authorities is reducing the prevalence of hospital-acquired infections in their regions which boosts the rate of innovative disinfectants in the market

Innovative product launches by the manufacturers:

  • ·         In April 2019, STERIS Corporation announced that they had extended their product range for cleanroom disinfectants with the commercial availability of “Spor-Klenz Ready to Use Disinfectant Wipes”. The products are based on an innovative design that consists of a combination of polyester wipes in an internal pouch consisting of “Spor-Klenz Ready to Use Formula”. The liquid is saturated upon the opening of the overall product requiring significantly low amount of efforts for its preparation and utilization
  • ·         In March 2018, Hu-Friedy Mfg. Co., LLC announced the launch of their latest infection control product range, with the commercial availability of “AdvantaClear” surface disinfectant. The product range consisting of wipes, sprays, liquids operates highly effectively in removing most of the pathogens in a minute or less. This launch reinvigorates the standards set by the company and establishes them as the leader of infection control globally

The market is segmented on the basis of product as hypochlorite, quaternary ammonium compounds, hydrogen peroxide, chlorohexidine gluconate, per acetic acid, phenol, alcohol; formulation is categorized into sprays, liquids, wipes.

“According to Data Bridge Market Research, global surface disinfectant market is growing at a healthy CAGR of 11.7% during the forecast period of 2019 to 2026”

Some of the major players operating in market are 3M, Johnson & Johnson Services Inc., Procter & Gamble, STERIS plc., Cantel Medical, Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc., Sealed Air, The Clorox Company, Whiteley Corporation, Metrex Research, LLC., PURE Bioscience, Inc., UPS Hygiene Pvt. Ltd., Ecolab, Kimberly-Clark Worldwide Inc., DuPont,  CarrollCLEAN and Henkel AG & Co. KGaA among others.

The market is undergoing a healthy growth caused by the rising adoption of healthcare and the subsequent demand of things related to healthcare industry in the regions that are still under-development. These regions are focused on significantly improving the services of healthcare amongst the individuals as well as promoting the technologies in the industries.