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Antiseptic Bathing Products Market Analysis Report By Product, By Application And Segment Forecasts From 2019 To 2025

Report ID: MN17619549  |  Published: April 2020  |  No of Pages: 80
Format: Electronic (PDF)  |  Industry: Consumer Goods

Industry Insights

The antiseptic bathing products market size was accounted for USD 12.55 billion, in 2018. It is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period, 2019 to 2025. Rising concern for infections like pathogenic infections, infections at the surgical sites, clostridium difficile, nosocomial, and other different infections, is anticipated to proliferate the market growth. There is a need to clean the affected area (skin) before and after any surgery. These factors are expected to boost the demand for the product over the forecast period.

Prolonged hospital stays, recurrent surgeries, and readmissions in the hospitals are some of the major reasons behind the spreading of infections at an unprecedented rate. Healthcare institutes and regulatory bodies such as the USA Institute of Healthcare Improvement, Care Bundles, and Royal College of surgeons are putting their efforts to prevent fast-spreading contagious diseases by motivating people to use antiseptic bathing products for sanitizing the operational area.

North America antiseptic bathing products market

Further, there is high demand expected for antiseptic bathing products from countries like U.K., Germany, U.S, China, and India, for preventing pathogenic and nosocomial infections. For sanitizing the surgical sites and avoiding various infections, hospitals and healthcare units focus on using products that give the best results.

Healthcare clinics and hospitals across different regions are expected to witness a rapid increase in the number of medical tests and procedures due to the presence of a large number of geriatric patients with diseases such as osteoporosis, cancer, and dementia. Further, increasing incidences of recurrent surgeries, prolonged hospital stays, and readmissions are expected to proliferate the growth of the antiseptic bathing products market over the forecast period. China will continue to be a potential market for antiseptic bathing products due to the presence of a large number of hospitals across and origin to a wide range of viruses and flue in the region. 

Product Insights

The CHG solutions segment held the largest market share which accounted for USD 3.57 million, in 2018. There is high utilization of antiseptic bathing products in surgical and medical wards accompanied by their utilization in Intensive Care Units. This factor is anticipated to drive the demand for this product. Moreover, the leading companies are focusing on the introduction of new and improved products. For example, the CHG solution products of Becton, Dickinson & Co. facilitate patient preoperative preparation, routine handwashing, effective surgical hand scrubbing, and catheter site preparation. Moreover, a company named 3M launched an antiseptic solution and surgical scrub named 3M Avagard which contains moisturizer and helps to prevent pathogenic infections.

The CHG bath towels and wipes segment is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 5.1% during the forecast period. This product is capable to curtail the danger of bloodstream infections like multi-drug-resistant organisms and bacteremia & fungemia. This property is expected to proliferate the market growth. Moreover, there is high usage of this product in Intensive Care Units to reduce the risk of allergic reactions and fungal skin infections. Sage 2% CHG Cloths, Eco Bath Wipes, and 3M Science Cavilon CHG Bathing & Cleansing towels are few popular products present in the market.

Application Insights

In 2018, the surgical wards application segment dominated the market by attaining the largest market share. While performing surgeries, there is a danger of infections due to the use of non-sanitized surgical instruments and from the surrounding environment. Therefore, CHG solutions are highly utilized in surgical wards. This factor is expected to drive the growth of the surgical wards application segment over the forecast period.

Global antiseptic bathing products market

The medical wards application segment is projected to grow at the fastest CAGR of 5.0% from 2019 to 2025 owing to rising concerns about contagious diseases and pathogenic infections amongst doctors and patients. In medical wards, the probability of spreading Clostridium difficile infection is high. This factor is anticipated to proliferate the demand from 2019 to 2025.

Regional Insights

North America dominated the market by attaining the largest revenue share of USD 4.27 billion. Rising infections associated with hospitals have enforced the key manufacturers to introduce new and improved products. These initiatives are expected to boost regional growth over the forecast period.

Asia Pacific is anticipated to be the potential market for antiseptic bathing products which is expected to expand at the fastest CAGR of 5.2% from, 2019 to 2025. Increasing awareness about risks of contagious diseases and nosocomial infections at healthcare clinics, hospitals, and other surrounding places is expected to propel the regional market growth. For instance, an Indian company named Hicare Health has launched disposable antiseptic eco bath wipes that provide rinse-free bathing for patients at hospitals, protecting them from nosocomial infections.

Antiseptic Bathing Products Market Share Insights

Leading players in this industry include Ecolab Inc.; 3M; Becton Dickinson & Co.; Colorox Company; Air Liquide; Medline Industries; Stryker Corporation; Molnlycke Healthcare AB; Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria, and HiCare Health. For gaining a competitive advantage over competitors, leading brands are focusing on product innovation and mergers & acquisitions. For instance, Stryker Corporation acquired a company named Sage products to strengthen its product portfolio and expand its product line.

Report Scope



The base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors, and trends

Country Scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., India, China, Brazil, UAE

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For this study, Million Insights has segmented the global antiseptic bathing products market report based on product, application, and region:

• Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • CHG Bath Towels and Wipes
    • CHG Solutions
    • Antiseptic Bathing Solutions
    • Antiseptic Wipes
    • Others

• Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • Intensive care units
    • Surgical wards
    • Medical wards
    • Others

• Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)
    • North America
        • U.S.
    • Europe
        • Germany
        • U.K.
    • the Asia Pacific
        • India
        • China
    • Central & South America
        • Brazil
    • Middle East & Africa
        • UAE

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