According to Custom Market Insights (CMI), The Global Antiseptics and Disinfectants Market was estimated at USD 35 billion in 2021 and is anticipated to reach around USD 63 billion by 2030, growing at a CAGR of roughly 10% between 2022 and 2030.

The global Antiseptics and Disinfectants market research report offers an in-depth analysis of the global market size, which is further segmented into the regional and country-level market size, and segmentation market growth. Also, it provides market share, sales analysis, competitive landscape, impact of domestic and global market participants, trade regulations, value chain optimization, recent key developments, strategic market growth analysis, opportunities analysis, product launches, and technological innovations.

Antiseptics and Disinfectants Market: Overview

Antiseptics and disinfectants are used to stop the spread of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microorganisms that can cause various diseases. The prevention of infectious diseases, including cholera, typhoid, the common cold, and dengue, largely depends on cleanliness. The bacteria, viruses, and germs that cause these illnesses flourish in filthy and unclean settings. Surfaces can be cleaned with disinfectants and antiseptics, stopping bacteria, viruses, and germs from growing and spreading. Disinfectants and antiseptics are widely used by homeowners to prevent bacteria, viruses, and germs from spreading disease among the occupants, which is a crucial part of avoiding the transmission of infectious diseases.

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Global Antiseptics and Disinfectants Market 2023–2032 (By Sales Channel)

Growth Factors

The weak immunity of the populace brought on by bad eating habits and unhealthy lifestyle choices has led to a sharp rise in infectious disease cases, which is now a primary factor driving the market’s growth over the forecast period. As a result, the vast majority of the elderly population and the younger age bracket have emerged as the market’s potential customers. However, due to a lack of knowledge about how the disease is transmitted, the enormous number of people contracting infectious diseases has increased the number of patients.

The antiseptics and disinfectants market is expanding significantly due to the rising incidence of HAI infections brought on by inadequate sanitation and preventative measures. A significant effort has been made to raise awareness of the risk factors that lead to HAI cases. Growing consumer awareness of the importance of home and personal hygiene during the predicted period presents a significant opportunity for market expansion. Most of the market’s growth has been attributed to emerging nations worldwide. It is crucial to process and recycle medical equipment and devices to prevent illness transmission among patients and medical professionals. This, in turn, is boosting the market.

Segmental Overview

The antiseptics and disinfectants market is segmented into type, product, end-user, and sales channel. According to class, the quaternary ammonium compounds category, which had over 30% revenue share in 2021, is anticipated to experience a significant increase during the projection period. In hospitals and laboratories, quaternary ammonium compounds are frequently utilized as surface disinfectants.

These substances prevent healthcare-associated infections in hospitals and clinics from spreading. It is also used to clean medical equipment with direct skin contact. Globally increasing hospital-acquired conditions are projected to have a beneficial effect on the segment’s growth. For instance, according to the WHO, every year, 10 out of every 100 hospitalized patients in developing countries and 7 out of every 100 hospitalized patients in industrialized countries contract at least one infection related to medical care.

Regional Overview

In 2021, North America had a revenue share of about 35% and led the antiseptics and disinfectants market. The region’s need for disinfectants and antiseptics is expected to rise due to the rising number of surgeries and healthcare workers employed in North America. Because they reduce the risk of infection and contamination spreading from one patient to another, antiseptic and disinfection solutions are essential for surgical operations and scientific research. In addition, a rise in hospital-acquired infections may raise demand for disinfection therapies as doctors promote their use. These elements are therefore anticipated to fuel market expansion throughout the forecast period.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2021 USD 35 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2030 USD 63 Billion
Market Size in 2022 USD 38.11 billion
CAGR Growth Rate 10% CAGR (2022-2030)
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Prominent Players 3M, Steris Plc, Reckitt Benckiser, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Cardinal Health, BD, Johnson & Johnson, Bio-Cide International Inc., and Others
Key Segment By Type, Product, End-user, Sales Channel, and Region
Report Coverage Revenue Estimation and Forecast, Company Profile, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors and Recent Trends
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South & Central America
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Key Players Insights

Due to the existence of many multinationals competing to meet the high demand from a sizable base of end-users and consumers, the market’s competitive landscape is highly fragmented. Important businesses are using new marketing strategies to expand their customer base. By increasing their productivity, operational effectiveness, and lead time reduction, manufacturers concentrate on controlling and optimizing supply efficiency and remaining competitive in the market. Many businesses now make biobased Antiseptics and Disinfectants due to rising consumer awareness of the toxicity of chemical-based treatments and rising disposable incomes among most people in industrialized economies. 

  • 2021: A new brand of disinfectant called Microban 24 was introduced in the UK by P&G. This provides defence not only against specific viruses and germs but also against COVID-19 and the flu.

Global Antiseptics and Disinfectants Market 2023–2032 (By Billion)

Prominent Players

  • 3M
  • Steris Plc
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Cardinal Health
  • BD
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Bio-Cide International, Inc.

The global Antiseptics and Disinfectants market is segmented as follows:

By Type

  • Quaternary Ammonium Compounds
  • Alcohols & Aldehyde Products
  • Chlorine Compounds
  • Enzyme
  • Others

By Product

  • Enzymatic Cleaners
  • Surface Disinfectants
  • Medical Device Disinfectants

By End-user

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Households
  • Hospitality
  • Others

By Sales Channel

  • B2B
  • FMCG

On the basis of Geography

North America

  • The U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico


  • France
  • The UK
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia Pacific

The Middle East & Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • Kuwait
  • South Africa
  • Rest of the Middle East & Africa

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Rest of Latin America