Specialty Biocides Market by Product, Application and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Specialty Biocides Market by Product, Application and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Global Specialty Biocides Market: About this market

Specialty biocides are chemical compounds that possess the ability to inhibit or kill unwanted pathogens, microorganisms, and other harmful organisms. Technavio’s specialty biocides market analysis considers sales from products including halogen compounds, nitrogen-based, inorganics, organosulfur, organic acid, phenolics, metallic compounds, and other products. Our analysis also considers the sales of specialty biocides in APAC, Europe, North America, South America, and MEA. In 2018, the halogen compounds segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as the high reactivity of halogen compounds due to their strong oxidation properties will play a significant role in the halogen compounds segment to maintain its market position. Also, our global specialty biocides market report looks at factors such as the importance of wastewater recycling and water reuse, rising need for oil and gas extraction and refining, and significant growth of antimicrobial paints and coatings industry. However, side-effects associated with specialty biocides, increasing adoption of biocide-free antifouling coatings, and presence of stringent regulations may hamper the growth of the specialty biocides industry over the forecast period.

Global Specialty Biocides Market: Overview

Importance of wastewater recycling and water reuse

With the growing need for water and wastewater treatment, the adoption of specialty biocides to purify water is increasing. Specialty biocides purification technique has superior resistance to contaminants and high antimicrobial activity. This boosts its preference over other techniques including vacuum evaporation, UV disinfection, and others. Increase in wastewater recycling will lead to the expansion of the global specialty biocides market at a CAGR of over 5% during the forecast period.

Increasing use of silver-based biocides

Silver-based biocides has several benefits such as it prevents corrosion and discoloration in products by inhibiting the growth of several types of microbes. It is used as a biocidal agent in the healthcare industry due to its antimicrobial properties. It is also used in plastics and paints and coatings industries. The growing use of silver-based biocides in these industries is expected to have a positive impact on the overall market growth.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global specialty biocides market during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of several major players, the global specialty biocides market is fragmented. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading specialty biocides manufacturers, that include BASF SE, Clariant International Ltd., Lonza Group Ltd., Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV, and Thor Group Ltd.

Also, the specialty biocides market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global specialty chemicals market
      • Table Segments of global specialty chemicals market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Table Product - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by product
      • Table Comparison by product
    • Halogen compounds - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Halogen compounds - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Halogen compounds - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Nitrogen-based - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Nitrogen-based - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Nitrogen-based - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Inorganics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Inorganics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Inorganics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Organosulfur - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Organosulfur - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Organosulfur - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Organic acid - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Organic acid - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Organic acid - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Phenolics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Phenolics - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Phenolics - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Metallic compounds - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Metallic compounds - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Metallic compounds - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Other products - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Other products - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Other products - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by product
      • Table Market opportunity by product
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Market segmentation by application
    • Table Application - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by application
      • Table Comparison by application
    • Water treatment - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Water treatment - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Water treatment - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Wood preservation - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Wood preservation - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Wood preservation - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Hygiene and disinfectants - Market size and forecast 2018- 2023
      • Table Hygiene and disinfectants - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Hygiene and disinfectants - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Paints and coatings - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Paints and coatings - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Paints and coatings - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Food and beverage - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Food and beverage - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Personal care - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Personal care - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Personal care - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Antifouling - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Antifouling - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Antifouling - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Oil and gas - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Oil and gas - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Oil and gas - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Agriculture - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Agriculture - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Agriculture - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Other applications - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Other applications - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Other applications - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by application
      • Table Market opportunity by application
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
      • Table Global liquid fuel consumption 2014-2020 (MBPD)
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market Trends
    • Increasing use of silver-based biocides
    • Rising demand for specialty biocides for use in construction materials
    • Increasing use of specialty biocides in healthcare industry
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • BASF SE
      • Table BASF SE - Vendor overview
      • Table BASF SE - Business segments
      • Table BASF SE - Organizational developments
      • Table BASF SE - Geographic focus
      • Table BASF SE - Segment focus
      • Table BASF SE - Key offerings
    • Clariant International Ltd.
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Clariant International Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Lonza Group Ltd.
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Geographic focus
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Segment focus
      • Table Lonza Group Ltd. - Key offerings
    • Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV
      • Table Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV - Vendor overview
      • Table Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV - Business segments
      • Table Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV - Organizational developments
      • Table Nouryon Chemicals Holding BV - Key offerings
    • Thor Group Ltd.
      • Table Thor Group Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Thor Group Ltd. - Product segments
      • Table Thor Group Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Thor Group Ltd. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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