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Hand Sanitizers

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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


Data Interpretation & Reporting Level

  • Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

Product Definition and Scope of Study



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


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


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


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


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


  • 3M Company
  • Best Sanitizers, Inc.
  • Chattem, Inc.
  • Dial Corporation
  • Fusion Brands, Inc.
  • GOJO Industries, Inc
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Nice-Pak
  • Skinvisible, Inc.
  • Vi-Jon Laboratories, Inc


    • Table 2: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hand Sanitizers Market with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • 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)
    • Table 4: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Hand Sanitizers Market with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • 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)
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