Disinfectant sprayers are devices designed to spray disinfectant solutions or liquids onto surfaces for killing or neutralizing germs and preventing infection. Commonly used disinfectants include alcohol, bleaches, hydrogen peroxide, quaternary ammonium compounds, etc. Disinfectant sprayers are available in different types such as trigger sprayers, mist sprayers, and foamers. They are extensively used across various end-use industries like hospitality, healthcare, food processing, residential, and commercial. Disinfectant sprayers offer effective and quick disinfection of surfaces. Their usage helps maintain hygiene and protect public health by eliminating microorganisms.
The global Disinfectant Sprayers Market is estimated to be valued at US$ 9,707.3 Mn or Million in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period 2023 to 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Market key trends:
The increasing prevalence of hospital-acquired infections globally is a key trend driving the demand for disinfectant sprayers. As per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 1 in 31 hospital patients in the U.S. contracts at least one HAIs each year. This has boosted the adoption of disinfectant sprayers across healthcare facilities for routine surface disinfection. Another major trend is the rising awareness regarding health, hygiene, and sanitation among consumers. The COVID-19 pandemic has further highlighted the importance of frequent cleaning and disinfection of commonly used surfaces and areas. This is propelling the sales of disinfectant sprayers for residential as well as commercial use. Moreover, technological innovations leading to development of advanced sprayers with ergonomic designs, easy operation, and improved spraying coverage are gaining popularity. Introduction of multi-purpose sprayers compatible with varied types of disinfectant solutions is also a key trend in the market.
Threat of new entrants: Low capital requirements and established distribution channels have lowered entry barriers for new players in the disinfectant sprayers market. However, stringent regulations and the presence of major global brands pose significant threats to new entrants.
Bargaining power of buyers: Buyers have moderate bargaining power due to the availability of alternative disinfection solutions such as wipes and towels. However, sprayers offer more effective disinfection and are seeing substantial demand from end users.
Bargaining power of suppliers: Major suppliers within the disinfectant sprayers market possess low bargaining power due to the presence of a large number of component manufacturers and raw material suppliers.
Threat of new substitutes: Substitutes include disinfection wipes and towels. However, sprayers allow for quick, effective, and even disinfection of large surfaces and equipment without direct contact. This differentiates them and reduces threat from substitutes.
Competitive rivalry: The global disinfectant sprayers market comprises numerous global and regional players. Major players compete on the basis of product portfolios, quality, pricing, innovation, and brand perception.
The global disinfectant sprayers market size is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period, due to increasing awareness regarding health, hygiene, and infection control.
Regional analysis: North America dominates the global disinfectant sprayers market, accounting for over 30% of the global share. This is attributed to stringent healthcare regulations and rising healthcare expenditure in the region. Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest growing market over the forecast period, led by countries such as China and India. Growing medical tourism and increasing healthcare infrastructure development are driving the market in Asia Pacific.
Key players operating in the disinfectant sprayers market include 3M, Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC, Procter & Gamble, Cantel Medical Corporation, The Clorox Company, Ecolab, SC Johnson Professional, Graco Inc., Whiteley Corporation, Jereh Group, and Steris PLC. Key players are focusing on new product development and strategic acquisitions & collaborations to strengthen their market position.