Antiseptics and Disinfectants
The global market for antiseptics and disinfectants in 2009 was at about $3.4 billion, and with a 12% increase, sales reached about $3.8 billion in 2010. The market is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.1% and reach $7.1 billion by 2016.
The scope of this study encompasses the antiseptics and disinfectants markets by various types. BCC analyzes each market by its category with its applications in different regions of the world. It also analyzes the market leaders, the regulatory environment, technology involved, market projections, and market share. Technological issues include the latest trends and developments.
The study has been carried out by a team of professionals in biotechnology industry. The project manager for this project is Shalini S. Dewan, who holds a Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and has over 14 years of industry experience. Among the research topics she has covered are studies on compounds of potential pharmaceutical interest from ibuprofen and 2-naphthyl acetic acid. Shalini was awarded a Gold Medal by the Prime Minister of India for her work and has worked with top companies in India and in the U.S. Some of her other reports with BCC are Reagents for Chromatography; Spectroscopy, an Enduring Market; Advanced Drug Delivery Systems: New Developments, New Technologies; Orthopedic Drugs, Implants and Devices; Medical Imaging Reagents and Analysis Equipment; Pharmaceutical Regulatory Industry; The Dynamic Media, Sera, and Reagent Market in Biotechnology; Contract Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Research and Packaging; Chiral Technology: Global Markets; Autacoids and Related Drugs: Technologies and Global Markets; Contraceptives: Technologies and Global Markets; Liver Disease Treatments: The Global Market; Hormone Replacement Therapies and Other Hormone Therapies: Global Markets; Cardiovascular Medicine: Diagnostics, Drugs and Devices; and Cancer Therapies: Technologies and Global Markets.
The lead consultant for this project was Dr. Kapil A. Setia, who holds a doctoral degree in life sciences. She has a number of research publications in her credit, including her thesis on Studies on Phenotypic Variation, Clonal Propagation and Phyto-chemistry of Tinospora cordifolia (Willd.).
- The global market for antiseptics and disinfectants increased from $2.8 billion in 2007 to $3.1 billion in 2008. It should reach $4.9 billion by 2013, a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.6%.
- Aldehydes, alcohols and oxidizing agents have the largest share of the market, worth $1.2 billion in 2008 and expected to increase to $1.9 billion in 2013, for a CAGR of 9.2%.
- Biguanides, amidines and quaternary compounds have the second largest share of the market, generating $873.9 million in 2008. This should reach $1.6 billion in 2013, for a CAGR of 12.2%.