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Global Hand Hygiene Market 2017-2021

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:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Hand Hygiene Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • 3M
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Procter & Gamble
  • EcoHydra
Other prominent vendors
  • BODE Chemie
  • Cleenol Group
  • Deb Group
  • KLENZAN
  • Kutol
  • Medline Industries
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Vectair Systems
  • Whiteley Corporation
Market driver
  • Increasing use of skin-safe products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Growing consumer awareness about the toxicity of chemical ingredients


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Market trend
  • Electronic monitoring systems in healthcare facilities
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

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.

Companies Mentioned

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.

  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
      • Table Personal care products by key type
      • Table Diseases caused by unhygienic hand wash practices
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by end-user
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by geography
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global hand hygiene market: Overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global hand hygiene market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market Segmentation by end-user
    • Global hand hygiene market by segmentation by end-users
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by end users 2016 and 2021 (%)
    • Commercial sector
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by commercial sector 2016-2021 ($ billions)
      • Table Objectives of hygiene system in hospitality industry
    • Industrial sector
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by industrial sector 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Residential sector
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by residential sector 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Overview
      • Table Global hand hygiene market by geography 2016 and 2021 ($ billions)
    • Americas
      • Table Hand hygiene market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Hand hygiene market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Hand hygiene market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Contagious disease outbreaks witnessed in 2017
      • Table Hygiene-related campaigns undertaken by WHO and CDC
      • Table Programs initiated by UNICEF for the implementation of hand hygiene programs in schools
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Electronic monitoring systems in healthcare facilities
    • Eco-friendly hand hygiene products
      • Table Features of KUTOL's eco-friendly hand hygiene products
    • Integration of e-commerce channels for procurement of hand hygiene products
      • Table E-commerce B2B sales as a percentage of total B2B sales, in the US
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • 3M
      • Table 3M: Business segments
      • Table 3M: Hand hygiene products
    • Kimberly-Clark
      • Table Kimberly-Clark: Business segments
      • Table Kimberly-Clark: Hand hygiene products
    • Procter & Gamble
      • Table Procter &Gamble: Business segments
      • Table Procter & Gamble: Hand hygiene products
    • EcoHydra
      • Table EcoHydra: Product segments
      • Table EcoHydra: Hand hygiene products
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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