Global Hand Sanitizers Industry

  • July 2014
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 155 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Hand Sanitizers in US$ Million. The US market for Hand Sanitizers is also analyzed in Million Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 51 companies including many key and niche players such as -

3M Company
Best Sanitizers, Inc.
Chattem, Inc.
Dial Corporation
GOJO Industries, Inc.

Table Of Contents




I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-3
Product Definition And Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. MARKET OVERVIEW II-1
Hand Sanitizers - The First Line of Defense against Infections II-1
Table 1: Global Market for Hand Sanitizers by Geographic
Region (2006 and 2014) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit
Sales for North America, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin
America, and Rest of World (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-2
Hand Sanitizers Gain their Niche II-3
CDC and APIC Guidelines Spike Interest in Hand Sanitizers II-3
Purell® - The First Hand Sanitizer for Consumer Market II-4
The 2009 H1N1 Scare: A Period of High Growth for Hand
Sanitizers Market II-5
Future Growth to Emanate from Developing Countries II-6
Table 2: World Middle Class Population (2012 and 2030):
Percentage Share Breakdown by Region - North America, Europe,
Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Baby Boomers - A Promising Consumer Category for Hand Sanitizers II-7
Table 3: Global Population Statistics for the 65+ Age Group
(2012) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8
Table 4: Elderly Population (60+ Years) as a Percentage of
the Total Population (2012 and 2050) (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-9

Table 5: Life Expectancy at Age 60 and 80 Years -
(2010-2015), (2020-2025) and (2045-2050) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

2. MARKET TRENDS and ISSUES II-11
Hand Sanitizers Emerge as a Complementary Product to Soap and
Water II-11
Hand Washing or Hand Sanitizer: And the Better Option is ? II-11
Flu - A Real Thrust to Hand Sanitizers Market II-12
Alcohol-based Sanitizers Dominate Hand Sanitizers Market II-12
Risk of Poisoning and Flammability in Alcohol-based Sanitizers II-13
Dryness: A Major Cause of Concern II-13
Alcohol-free Hand Sanitizers: Gaining Preference over Alcohol
-based Variants II-14
FDA Proposes New Ruling for Alcohol-free Hand Sanitizers II-15
Triclosan: Effective but Faces Concerns over Environmental and
Health Risks II-15
Environment-Friendly Natural Hand Sanitizers Find Favor II-16
A Snapshot of the Antibacterial Cleansing Products Market II-16
Side Effects of Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizers II-17
Innovations Gaining Ground in Hand Sanitizer Market II-17
A Fragrant March Ahead II-18
Dispenser Innovations Look Beyond Dispensing Systems II-18
Automatic Dispensing Systems Play Big in the Market II-18
Hand Sanitizer Lotions - Combining Sanitizing and Moisturizing
Attributes II-19
Quaternary Ammonium Compounds-based Hand Sanitizers II-19
Studies Demonstrating Benefits of Hand Sanitizers to Aid
Adoption Rates II-19
Institutional Support Props Hand Sanitizers’ Usage II-20
Kid’s Market - Unfurling New Competitive Arenas II-20
Growing Popularity of Portable Hand Sanitizers II-21
Hand Sanitizers Garner Greater Shelf Space II-21
Risks and Limitations of Hand Sanitizer Usage II-21
Ineffective against Non-Enveloped Viruses II-21
Risk of Dermatitis due to Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers II-22
Parabens: Health Risks Raise Concerns II-22
Hand Sanitizers Reduce Body’s Defense against Pathogens II-22
Emergence of Drug-Resistant Bacteria II-23
Abuse of Hand Sanitizers by Kids II-23
Scents - Side Effects due to Toxic Chemicals II-23
Hand Sanitizers - Not a Replacement for Hand Washing II-23
Hand Rub - A Major Competitor II-23
A Glance at Hand Sanitizer Usage in Healthcare Facilities and
Corporate Sector II-24
Increasing Cases of Healthcare Acquired Infections Put Burden
on Healthcare Facilities II-24
Companies Implementing Hand Hygiene Programs to Boost
Employee Productivity II-24

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-25
A Primer II-25
A Glance at Major Ingredients in Hand Sanitizers II-26
Types of Hand Sanitizers II-26
Sanitizers Based on Alcohol II-26
Sanitizers Based on Triclosan II-27
Sanitizers Based on Essential Oils II-27
Alcohol Wipes II-27
Composition II-27
Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers Demand Careful Usage II-27
Use and Efficacy II-27
Hand Sanitizers Cause Problems II-28
Prerequisites of Effective Hand Sanitizers II-28
Dispensers for Hand Sanitizers II-28
Difference between Antimicrobial Soap and Hand Sanitizer II-29

4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-30
Kara Launches Hand Sanitizing Wipes II-30
Skinvisible Bags DermSafe Approval for Additional Ten Years II-30
GOJO Launches Award Winning Travelers’ Choice Favorite Hand
Sanitizer II-30
safeHands® Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizers to Enter Albertsons
Stores II-30
Godrej Unveils Protekt Range of Personal Care Products II-30
EO Products Launches Novel Hand Sanitizers under EVERYONE Brand II-30
Winova Technology to Unveil Alcohol Free Hand Sanitizers II-30
GOJO Reveals Novel Hand Hygiene Technology Innovation II-31
Simple Science Launches Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer II-31
GOJO Unveils NEW PURELL® Advanced Green Certified Hand Sanitizer II-31
Kimberly-Clark Launches Novel Foam Hand Sanitizer II-31
Tork Brand of SCA Unveils Six Skin Care Products II-31
GOJO Unveils New PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer II-31
DebMed® Launches Innovative Hand Hygiene Solution II-31
Zep Superior Unveils Hand Sanitizer Solutions II-32
Medline and BODE Launch Sterilium Comfort Gel II-32
Safety-Med Products Introduces Prefense handsanitizer II-32
Alto Pharmaceuticals Launches DermSafe(R) Antimicrobial Hand
Sanitizer II-32

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-33
HandyTizer Inks Agreement to Distribute Orbel Hand Sanitizer II-33
GOJO Takes Over LABORATOIRES PRODENE KLINT II-33
GOJO Inks Agreement with HealthPRO II-33
GOJO Inks Agreement with HealthTrust II-33
Avmor Expands Recall of Products II-33
Study Confirms Efficacy of DermSafe’s Hand Sanitizer II-33

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-34
3M Company (US) II-34
Best Sanitizers, Inc. (US) II-34
Chattem, Inc. (US) II-34
Dial Corporation (US) II-35
GOJO Industries, Inc. (US) II-35
Lion Corporation (Japan) II-36
Medline Industries, Inc. (US) II-36
Nice-Pak Products, Inc. (US) II-36
Procter and Gamble (US) II-36
Reckitt Benckiser Plc (UK) II-37
Skinvisible, Inc. (US) II-37
Unilever PLC (UK) II-37
Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc. (US) II-38

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 6: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hand
Sanitizers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 7: World Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 8: World 15-Year Perspective for Hand Sanitizers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Prelude III-1
Table 9: US Market for Personal Cleaners (2013): Percentage
Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Product Segment -
Deodorant Bar Soap, Hand Sanitizer, Heavy Duty Hand
Cleaner, Liquid Body Wash Liquid Hand Soap, and
Non-Deodorant Bar Soap (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
H1N1 Scare in 2009: An Year of Peak Demand for Hand Sanitizers III-2
Hand Sanitizer Companies Continue to Ride High on Consumers’
Fear Factor III-3
Flu Season: How Effective is Hand Sanitizer? III-3
‘Take 3’ Approach by CDC for Flu Season III-4
Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers: The Dominant Category III-4
Back-to-School Season: Opportunities for Hand Sanitizers Market III-4
Business Establishments Offering Hand Sanitizers to Customers III-5
FDA Monitors False Claims by Hand Sanitizer Manufacturers III-5
CDC and APIC Guidelines Spike Interest in Hand Sanitizers III-6
EcoLogo’s Certification Standard for Instant Hand Antiseptic
Products III-6
Approaches for Achieving Infection Control at Healthcare
Facilities III-6
Competitive Scenario III-7
Table 10: Leading Brands in the US Hand Sanitizers Market
(2013): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Germ-X,
Purell, Purell Advanced, Germ XGerm Blaster, Gold Bond
Ultimate, Dial, Private Label and Others (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7
Strategic Corporate Developments III-8
Product Launches III-8
Key Players III-10
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 11: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hand
Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 12: US Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hand
Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 14: US Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

2. CANADA III-18
A.Market Analysis III-18
Outlook III-18
Strategic Corporate Developments III-18
B.Market Analytics III-19
Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

3. JAPAN III-21
A.Market Analysis III-21
Outlook III-21
Lion Corporation - A Key Player III-21
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

4. EUROPE III-24
A.Market Analysis III-24
Outlook III-24
Europe: Updates on Hand Sanitizer Standards III-24
Key Players III-24
B.Market Analytics III-26
Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Hand Sanitizers by Geographic Region - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 20: European Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers by
Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,
Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006
through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 21: European 15-Year Perspective for Hand Sanitizers
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 22: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Hand Sanitizers by Geographic Region - China,
India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 23: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
by Geographic Region - China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and
Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 24: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Hand
Sanitizers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for China, India, South Korea, Taiwan and Rest
of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

5a. CHINA III-32
Market Analysis III-32
Table 25: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 26: Chinese Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

5b. INDIA III-34
A.Market Analysis III-34
Outlook III-34
Hand Sanitizer Market Received Push from Marketing
Activities in the Recent Past III-34
Companies Resorting to Promotions for Pushing Sales III-34
Noteworthy Hand Sanitizer Brands in Indian Market III-34
Strategic Corporate Developments III-35
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 27: Indian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 28: Indian Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

5c. SOUTH KOREA III-38
Market Analysis III-38
Table 29: South Korea Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 30: South Korea Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

5d. TAIWAN III-40
Market Analysis III-40
Table 31: Taiwan Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 32: Taiwan Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

5e. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-42
Market Analysis III-42
Table 33: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Table 34: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Hand
Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-43

6. LATIN AMERICA III-44
A.Market Analysis III-44
Outlook III-44
Study Finds Infection Reduction in Water-Restricted Areas
due to Hand Sanitizers’ Use III-44
B.Market Analytics III-45
Table 35: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Hand Sanitizers by Geographic Region - Brazil,
Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 36: Latin American Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin
America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2006 through 2012
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 37: Latin American 15-Year Perspective for Hand
Sanitizers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America
Markets for Years 2006, 2014 and 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

7. REST OF WORLD III-48
A.Market Analysis III-48
Outlook III-48
Kenya: Standards for Hand Sanitizers III-48
B.Market Analytics III-48
Table 38: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Hand Sanitizers Market Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 39: Rest of World Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers
Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-49


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 51 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 53)

The United States (44)
Canada (2)
Japan (1)
Europe (4)
- The United Kingdom (2)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)

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