Global Industrial Cleaning Chemicals Market size was valued at USD 60.9 Billion in 2024 and is expected to reach USD 98.6 Billion by 2033, at a CAGR of 7.8% during the forecast period 2024 – 2033.

Industrial Cleaning Chemicals Market: Overview

Industrial cleaning chemicals are highly specialized compounds that eliminate dirt, oil, grime, stains, and other pollutants from surfaces, machinery, tools, and facilities. Chemicals, laundry detergents, grease removers, acids, alkalis, sanitizers, and specialized cleaners are some of the numerous types of industrial cleaning chemicals.

These compounds are intended to dissolve or break down stubborn soils and residues, allowing for simpler removal while preventing corrosion or damage to surfaces and equipment.

Rising emphasis on sustainability, with a greater need for eco-friendly and biodegradable cleaning products to reduce environmental effects. The increased emphasis on safety and regulatory compliance is pushing the creation of safer formulations and adherence to demanding rules.

Automation and digitalization are transforming cleaning operations, resulting in the widespread use of smart cleaning solutions and IoT-enabled monitoring systems. Furthermore, there is a tendency towards customization, with businesses providing bespoke cleaning solutions to match specific industrial demands and constraints.

Finally, the COVID-19 epidemic has raised awareness of hygiene and cleanliness, resulting in increased demand for disinfectants and sanitizers in a variety of industrial settings, accelerating market development in this category. In general, these developments represent a drive towards more efficient, ecological, and technologically sophisticated solutions for cleaning chemicals.

By ingredient, the surfactants segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Surfactants are essential ingredients in industrial cleaning chemicals because of their ability to lower surface tension, increase soaking, and emulsion oils, and enhance overall cleaning performance, which makes them crucial in formulations.

By product, the medical device cleaners segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Medical device cleaners dominate the industrial cleaning chemicals market owing to the high cleanliness standards in healthcare facilities, which necessitate specialized cleaning solutions for medical supplies and instruments.

By application, the healthcare segment held the highest market share in 2023 and is expected to keep its dominance during the forecast period 2024-2033. Healthcare propels the industrial cleaning chemicals market because of the strict cleanliness requirements in clinics, hospitals, and other medical and healthcare facilities, which need the use of specialized cleaning chemicals for infection control and sanitation.

North America dominates the industrial cleaning chemicals market due to its large manufacturing sector, strict cleanliness requirements, excellent R&D capabilities, regulatory framework, sustainability emphasis, and established market participants.

Ecolab Inc. produces and provides services, technologies, and systems that specialize in the treatment, purification, cleansing, and hygiene of water in a wide range of applications.

Report Scope

Feature of the Report Details
Market Size in 2024 USD 60.9 Billion
Projected Market Size in 2033 USD 98.6 Billion
Market Size in 2023 USD 56.5 Billion
CAGR Growth Rate 7.8% CAGR
Base Year 2023
Forecast Period 2024-2033
Key Segment By Ingredient, Product, Application 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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CMI has comprehensively analyzed the Global Industrial Cleaning Chemicals market. The driving forces, restraints, challenges, opportunities, and key trends have been explained in depth to depict depth scenarios of the market. Segment wise market size and market share during the forecast period are duly addressed to portray the probable picture of this Global Industrial Cleaning Chemicals industry.

The competitive landscape includes key innovators, after market service providers, market giants as well as niche players are studied and analyzed extensively concerning their strengths, weaknesses as well as value addition prospects. In addition, this report covers key players profiling, market shares, mergers and acquisitions, consequent market fragmentation, new trends and dynamics in partnerships.

Global Industrial Cleaning Chemicals Market 2024–2033 (By Billion)

List of the prominent players in the Industrial Cleaning Chemicals Market:

  • Dow Chemical
  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Solvay SA
  • Evonik Industries AG
  • Stepan Company
  • Clariant AG
  • Akzo Nobel N.V.
  • Croda International Plc
  • Huntsman Corporation
  • Lonza Group Ltd.
  • Pilot Chemical Corp.
  • Spartan Chemical Company Inc.
  • Kao Corporation
  • Quaker Chemical Corporation
  • Diversey Inc.
  • Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
  • NCH Corporation
  • Zep Inc.
  • M. Barr & Company Inc.
  • Others

The Industrial Cleaning Chemicals Market is segmented as follows:

By Ingredient

  • Surfactants
  • Solvents
  • Chelating agents
  • pH regulators
  • Solubilizers
  • Others

By Product

  • Medical Device Cleaners
  • Metal cleaners
  • Oven and grill cleaners
  • Dish washing
  • Disinfectants

By Application

  • Manufacturing and Commercials
  • Healthcare
  • Retail and food service
  • Hospitality
  • Automotive and Aerospace
  • Food processing
  • Others

Regional Coverage:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Rest of North America


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Russia
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Netherlands
  • Rest of Europe

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • 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