Global Hand Hygiene Market 2017-2021
About Hand Hygiene
Hand hygiene is one of the segments of the personal care market. The personal care market includes personal hygiene products used by individuals and healthcare personnel. Personal care products facilitate personal hygiene and grooming. The products promote beauty, vitality, and improved standards of living. Personal care products are used across several end-users, encompassing residential, commercial, and industrial end-users. Personal hygiene requires the observation of consistent practices that are conducive to cleanliness; any negligence can make one vulnerable to various contagious diseases.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global hand hygiene market to grow at a CAGR of 8.26% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global hand hygiene market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of various types hand hygiene products.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Hand Hygiene Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global hand hygiene market: 3M, Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble, and EcoHydra.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BODE Chemie, Cleenol Group, Deb Group, KLENZAN, Kutol, Medline Industries, Reckitt Benckiser, Vectair Systems, and Whiteley Corporation.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is electronic monitoring systems in healthcare facilities. Electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems are one of the latest trends in the market that can improve the healthcare standards through electronic monitoring. The impact of electronic monitoring systems on hand hygiene will enhance the adoption of hand hygiene practice in hospitals, thereby bringing down the chance of the spread of infectious disease.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is increasing use of skin-safe products. The increase in the demand for skin-safe products is one of the key drivers of the market. Several hand hygiene products are alcohol-based, the use of which makes the skin dry; this necessitates the use of skin-safe products to restore the moisture in the skin. Further, alcohol dries the skin and helps bacteria to multiply on the skin, leading to bacterial infection.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Growing consumer awareness about the toxicity of chemical ingredients. The hand hygiene products available in the market contain chemicals that are harmful to the skin. Most sanitizers have a substantial proportion of alcohol and other toxic chemicals. These chemicals are easily absorbed by the body, which can have an adverse effect on the body and health. The use of such products may cause skin allergy and skin conditions. The growing awareness of the side effects of hand hygiene products will impede the growth of the global hand hygiene market.
3M, Kimberly-Clark, Procter & Gamble, and EcoHydra. Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BODE Chemie, Cleenol Group, Deb Group, KLENZAN, Kutol, Medline Industries, Reckitt Benckiser, Vectair Systems, and Whiteley Corporation.
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