US Hand Sanitizers Industry

  • October 2012
  • -
  • Global Industry Analysts
  • -
  • 191 pages

This report analyzes the US market for Hand Sanitizers in US$ Million and in Million Units. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for this market. The report profiles 58 companies including many key and niche players such as 3M Company, Best Sanitizers Inc., Chattem, Inc., Dial Corporation, Fusion Brands, Inc., GOJO Industries, Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., Nice-Pak, Skinvisible, Inc., and Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table Of Contents

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


Outlook II-1
Current and Future Analysis II-1
A Snapshot of the Antibacterial Cleansing Products Market II-1
Hand Sanitizers Gain their Niche II-2
Key Brands in the US Hand Sanitizers Market II-2
Table 1: Leading Brands in the US Hand Sanitizers Market
(2010 and 2011): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Purell,
Germ-X, Gold Bond Ultimate, Dial, Clean and Natural, Others and
Private Label (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Purell® - The First Hand Sanitizer for Consumer Market II-4
New Certification Standard for Instant Hand Antiseptic Products II-4
CDC and APIC Guidelines Spike Interest in Hand Sanitizers II-4
Directives for Hand Sanitizer Use II-4
Healthcare Environments II-4
Food Service Industry II-5
Extended Applications II-5

H1N1 Scare Spurs Demand for Hand Sanitizers II-6
Hand Sanitizers Sales Lose Fizz Post-H1N1 Pandemic II-6
Sales Plummet in 2011 II-6
Industry Players Struggle to Sustain Sales II-7
Novelty Continues to Seep In II-7
The Downside of Alcohol-Based Sanitizers - A Case for Shift
towards Alcohol-Free Variants II-7
Natural Hand Sanitizers Perform at Par with Traditional
Counterparts II-8
Hand Sanitizers Garner Greater Shelf Space II-8
Flu - A Real Thrust for Antisepsis II-9
Institutional Support Props Hand Sanitizers’ Usage II-9
Boosting Awareness - The Real Growth Engine II-9
Baby Boomers - Major Users of Hand Sanitizers II-9
Business Establishments Offering Hand Sanitizers to Customers II-10
Hand Sanitizers Barge into Consumer Market II-10
Kid’s Market - Unfurling New Competitive Arenas II-10
Technology Sophistication Gaining Ground in Hand Sanitizer Market II-10
Hand Sanitizers - A Natural Extension for Soap and Hand
Cleanser Makers II-11
Hand Rub - A Major Competitor II-11
Abounding Potential for Portable Hand Sanitizers II-11
Automatic Dispensing Systems Play Big in the Market II-11
Dispenser Innovations Look Beyond Dispensing Systems II-12
A Fragrant March Ahead II-12

A Primer II-13
Types of Hand Sanitizers II-13
Sanitizers Based on Alcohol II-13
Sanitizers Based on Triclosan II-13
Sanitizers Based on Essential Oils II-14
Alcohol Wipes II-14
Composition II-14
Alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers Demand Careful Usage II-14
Use and Efficacy II-14
Hand Sanitizers Cause Problems II-15
Prerequisites of Effective Hand Sanitizers II-15
Dispensers for Hand Sanitizers II-15
Difference Between Antimicrobial Soap and Hand Sanitizer II-16

Medline Launches New Sustainable Packaging for Sterillium®
Comfort Gel II-17
Fusion Brands Introduces Veripur II-17
Medline Industries Introduces Hand Hygiene Compliance Program II-17
GOJO Introduces PURELL® Green Certified Instant Hand Sanitizer II-18
GOJO Launches PURELL® Instant Hand Sanitizer II-18
Prefenz Botanicals Comes Up with Long-Lasting Botanicals Hand
Sanitizer II-18
Gold Bond Introduces Gold Bond Ultimate Moisturizing Hand
Sanitizer Moisturizer II-18
ITW Dymon Launches SCRUBS® Foaming Hand Sanitizer II-19
Napp Unveils Soft and Shield Hand Sanitizer and Moisturizer II-19
Union Springs Introduces ExtendaClyns Hand Sanitizer/Antiseptic II-19
Herbalife Introduces Herbalife Hand Sanitizer II-20
GOJO Industries Develops New Purell® Instant Hand Sanitizer
Skin Nourishing Foam II-20
Skinvisible Develops DermSafe II-20
SKWPartners Rolls Out SkinWearâ„¢ Hand Cleaner and Sanitizer II-21
Bahama Bo's Launches Bahama Bo's Ocean Fresh Hand Sanitizer II-21
Antheros Develops Novel Silver Hand Sanitizer Formula II-21
Grand Brands Unveils Car Buddieâ„¢ Hand Sanitizer II-21
Dr. Fresh Introduces Infectiguard Hand Sanitizer II-22
Environmental Solutions Rolls out Smart and Silky Hand Sanitizer II-22
Pureworks Introduces Special Hand Sanitizer II-22
Lysol Launches Healthy Touch II-22
B4 Brands Unveils Mobile Hand Sanitizer Stand II-22
Edmar Chemical Company Rolls Out PRO~TEXTM Hand and Skin
Sanitizing Foam II-22
Frais Introduces Frais Hand Sanitizerâ„¢ II-23
GOJO Introduces Gojo® Natural* OrangeTM Pumice Hand Cleaner II-23
Quick-Med Technologies to Develop Third Generation Skin
Sanitizer Technology II-23
GOJO Rolls Out Two Touch Free Dispensing Systems II-24

GOJO Industries Re-Acquires PURELL® Brand from Johnson and
Johnson Consumer Products II-25
BioTech Medics and AJS Enterprises Ink US Distribution Deal II-25
Organic Sales and Marketing Bags Contract from FreshDirect II-25
Skinvisible Enters into License Agreement with Mayquest
Pharmaceuticals II-26
Skinvisible Inks Licensing Deal with Alto Pharmaceuticals II-26
GOJO Industries Collaborates with Procter and Gamble II-26

3M Company II-27
Best Sanitizers, Inc. II-27
Chattem, Inc. II-27
Dial Corporation II-28
Fusion Brands, Inc. II-28
GOJO Industries, Inc II-28
Medline Industries, Inc. II-29
Nice-Pak II-29
Skinvisible, Inc. II-30
Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc II-30

Table 2: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hand
Sanitizers Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 3: US Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

Table 4: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Hand
Sanitizers Market with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-33

Table 5: US Historic Review for Hand Sanitizers Market with
Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-33


Total Companies Profiled: 58 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 60)

The United States (60)

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