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Global Biocide Market - 2024-2031

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Global Biocide Market reached US$ 10.8 billion in 2023 and is expected to reach US$ 15.3 billion by 2031, growing with a CAGR of 4.5% during the forecast period 2024-2031.

Biocides provide various applications in different industries, one of them is the water treatment through controlling the microorganism growth, biofilms made by microorganism on the surface with free flowing water which affects the quality of water. Biocide can help in preventing the formation of biofilm in the water which provides clear and drinkable water. Chlorine based biocide are mostly used to treat water from microorganism presence.

In May, 2023, Biocides Symposium, an annual conference, brings together industry leaders, regulatory authorities and stakeholders to discuss recent developments in the biocides sector and regulatory processes. Key topics covered include the assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals, sustainability in relation to the Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) and updates on international regulations.


Advances in Biocide Technology

The use of tiny particles and special compounds to improve biocides demonstrates exciting progress in the industry. The technological advancements inspire new ideas and encourage scientists to explore and develop more effective solutions. By pushing the boundaries of biocide technology, researchers are creating better ways to control and fight against harmful microorganisms. The progress is driving the growth of the industry and bringing us closer to safer and more efficient biocides.

The discovery of a powerful anti-viral nano biocide has great potential to boost the biocide market. Given the growing worries about viral infections, the growth requires effective solutions. Researchers have found that modifying silver and zinc oxide nanoparticles with amodiaquine, a substance that fights bacteria and viruses, creates a unique and promising biocide. The innovative approach offers hope in the battle against viral infections and has the potential to drive the growth of the biocide market.

Growing Importance of Biocides in Health and Environment

As more and more people are aware about protection and health concerns from viruses and with the ongoing worry about viruses' outbreak like the flu and coronaviruses, there is an increased focus on maintaining a clean and healthy environment, both in industrial and domestic settings. It's crucial to find effective ways to kill these germs. Scientists are developing strong anti-viral or biocides that can kill viruses. Biocide solution is a great way to deal with health concerns that affect the public and this can help the biocide market grow.

The importance of using biocides responsibly among people is increasing the demand for these products. Education and awareness campaigns focus on using biocides effectively, safely and following the rules. The positive trend helps the market because consumers are becoming more informed about biocidal products and how to use them correctly.

Impact of Biocide Misuse on Agriculture and the Environment

The main active chemical in biocides can be dangerous for people, animals and the environment. Non-approved use of these active chemicals has a much worse impact on society than the risks it poses to our health and the environment. It also affects the growth of crops, causing less food to be produced.

When biocides are used too much or not in the right way, they can actually make it harder for farmers to grow healthy crops. It is because they can hurt helpful bugs and animals that keep pests in check. It affects the balance of nature, causing reducing the growth of essential microbes and making crops not grow as well. As a result, crop yields can decrease which leads farmers to avoid the usage of biocides which can have a negative impact on the biocide market.

Segment Analysis

The global biocide market is segmented based on type, end-user and region.

The Evolving Market for Safer and Effective Chemical Biocides

Chemical biocides are important in industries like farming, healthcare and water treatment because they help control pests and keep things clean and safe. People want effective biocides to fight against germs and diseases. However, there's a growing focus on using biocides that are safer for the environment and our health. It means the market for chemical biocides is changing to meet these new demands.

Researchers recently studied the use of biocide-coated polymers to fight against harmful germs. It shows how well these coated materials could stop the growth and spread of microorganisms. The study showed that the biocide-coated polymers were effective in inhibiting microbial growth, which could have important applications in different industries. The research brings aspects to developing new materials that can improve hygiene and infection control in various fields.

Geographical Penetration

North America is Expected to Account for a Significant Share of the Global Market

The biocide market in North America is rapidly growing due to the large consumption in wood preservation, paint and coatings, rising awareness of hygiene and cleanliness, strict rules and regulations and improvements in biocide technology. The factors create significant opportunities in the biocide industry, highlighting North America as a promising market with great potential for further expansion.

In U.S. approximately 30% of biocides are used for eliminating pests in residential areas, including houses, gardens, lawns, parks, playing fields, swimming pools and golf courses. Moreover, the agriculture sector and water treatment segment are significant consumers of biocides, constituting a substantial portion of the overall biocide market. The sectors rely on biocides to address pest control issues and maintain water quality, highlighting their substantial demand within the industry.

COVID-19 Impact Analysis

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a significant rise in the use of biocides in private homes, community spaces and hospitals. It is interesting to note that better hygiene practices involving biocides potentially decrease the spread of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens on body parts. However, paradoxically, these practices also contributed to the selection and emergence of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens during pandemic and provide a major growth for biocide production.

Furthermore, people are demanding more sanitation and disinfection products for cleaning hands and surfaces. The pandemic increased the use of biocides in the long term, which have become essential in keeping living areas clean and hygienic, helping to prevent the spread of the virus, which provide an increased surge in the biocidal market.

Russia-Ukraine War Impact Analysis

The ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine made a significant impact on the biocide market, particularly in the water treatment sector. Russia plays a significant role as a major producer of chlorine, which is a crucial component used as a biocide for water treatment in every country. However, due to the war, the political tensions between Russia and Western countries, affected the supply chain of chlorine and other biocide products. The disruption has created uncertainties in the availability and reliability of biocides for water treatment.

To mitigate the potential impact of these disruptions, businesses and industries dependent on chlorine demand from Russia are actively seeking alternative sources for their supply. By exploring options to secure a stable and consistent supply of biocides to ensure effective water treatment operations. The efforts involve finding alternative suppliers and diversifying supply chains to reduce reliance on a single source.

By Type

  • Organic
  • Inorganic

By End-User

  • Agriculture Sector
  • Water Treatment Facilities
  • Chemical Industry
  • Environmental Protection

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Rest of Europe
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • Middle East and Africa

Key Developments

  • On June 29, 2023, Eastern Pacific Shipping (EPS) will introduce a new propeller coating across its fleet. Developed by Graphite Innovation & Technologies, this coating is made from graphene and does not contain any harmful biocides. It offers several benefits, including being eco-friendly, highly durable and reducing friction. EPS decided to adopt this coating after a successful trial on an LPG tanker. The coating, known as XGIT-PROP, will help improve and maintain the vessels' CII ratings (Carbon Intensity Indicator) during the drydocking cycle. The move reflects EPS's commitment to sustainable practices in the shipping industry while enhancing vessel performance.
  • On February 15, 2023, a new microbiology lab was launched by Pilot Chemical Company at their Sharonville Technology Center in Cincinnati. The expansion aligns with their commitment to fast-paced innovation and the creation of cutting-edge biocidal products. The lab, occupying 750 square feet and operational since January 2023, will serve as a dedicated space for research and development. It enables Pilot Chemical Company to introduce fresh and effective solutions to the market, catering to the evolving needs of industries that rely on efficient microbial control. The strategic investment demonstrates their ongoing efforts to stay ahead in the biocide market and provide industry-leading solutions.
  • In April 2022, Best Water Technology (BWT) France, a water treatment specialist, introduced an innovative water disinfection solution that eliminates the need for chemicals and minimizes harmful by-products in manufacturing waste. The new solution addresses the pressing need for sustainable waste management practices in industrial settings.

Competitive Landscape

The major global players include LANXESS AG, Veolia Group, Arxada AG, Ecolab Inc., Nouryon, General Electric Company, Evonik Industries AG, Solvay SA, Clariant AG, BASF SE.

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  • To visualize the global biocide market segmentation based on type, end-user and region, as well as understand key commercial assets and players.
  • Identify commercial opportunities by analyzing trends and co-development.
  • Excel data sheet with numerous data points of biocide market-level with all segments.
  • PDF report consists of a comprehensive analysis after exhaustive qualitative interviews and an in-depth study.
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The global biocide market report would provide approximately 53 tables, 47 figures and 187 Pages.

Target Audience 2024

  • Agriculture Producers
  • Waste Management Facilities
  • Farmed Animal Producers
  • Environmental Protection
  • Industry Investors
Product Code: CH2714

Table of Contents

1. Methodology and Scope

  • 1.1. Research Methodology
  • 1.2. Research Objective and Scope of the Report

2. Definition and Overview

3. Executive Summary

  • 3.1. Snippet by Type
  • 3.2. Snippet by End-User
  • 3.3. Snippet by Region

4. Dynamics

  • 4.1. Impacting Factors
    • 4.1.1. Drivers
      • Advances in Biocide Technology
      • Growing Importance of Biocides in Health and Environment
    • 4.1.2. Restraints
      • Impact of Biocide Misuse on Agriculture and the Environment
    • 4.1.3. Opportunity
    • 4.1.4. Impact Analysis

5. Industry Analysis

  • 5.1. Porter's Five Force Analysis
  • 5.2. Supply Chain Analysis
  • 5.3. Pricing Analysis
  • 5.4. Regulatory Analysis
  • 5.5. Russia-Ukraine War Impact Analysis
  • 5.6. DMI Opinion

6. COVID-19 Analysis

  • 6.1. Analysis of COVID-19
    • 6.1.1. Scenario Before COVID
    • 6.1.2. Scenario During COVID
    • 6.1.3. Scenario Post COVID
  • 6.2. Pricing Dynamics Amid COVID-19
  • 6.3. Demand-Supply Spectrum
  • 6.4. Government Initiatives Related to the Market During Pandemic
  • 6.5. Manufacturers Strategic Initiatives
  • 6.6. Conclusion

7. By Type

  • 7.1. Introduction
    • 7.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 7.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Type
  • 7.2. Organic*
    • 7.2.1. Introduction
    • 7.2.2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
  • 7.3. Inorganic

8. By End-User

  • 8.1. Introduction
    • 8.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
    • 8.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By End-User
  • 8.2. Agriculture Sector
    • 8.2.1. Introduction
    • 8.2.2. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%)
  • 8.3. Water Treatment Facilities
  • 8.4. Chemical Industry
  • 8.5. Environmental Protection

9. By Region

  • 9.1. Introduction
    • 9.1.1. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Region
    • 9.1.2. Market Attractiveness Index, By Region
  • 9.2. North America
    • 9.2.1. Introduction
    • 9.2.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 9.2.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 9.2.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
    • 9.2.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • U.S.
      • Canada
      • Mexico
  • 9.3. Europe
    • 9.3.1. Introduction
    • 9.3.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 9.3.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 9.3.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
    • 9.3.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • Germany
      • UK
      • France
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Rest of Europe
  • 9.4. South America
    • 9.4.1. Introduction
    • 9.4.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 9.4.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 9.4.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
    • 9.4.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Rest of South America
  • 9.5. Asia-Pacific
    • 9.5.1. Introduction
    • 9.5.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 9.5.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 9.5.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By End-User
    • 9.5.5. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Country
      • China
      • India
      • Japan
      • Australia
      • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • 9.6. Middle East and Africa
    • 9.6.1. Introduction
    • 9.6.2. Key Region-Specific Dynamics
    • 9.6.3. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Type
    • 9.6.4. Market Size Analysis and Y-o-Y Growth Analysis (%), By Target

10. Competitive Landscape

  • 10.1. Competitive Scenario
  • 10.2. Market Positioning/Share Analysis
  • 10.3. Mergers and Acquisitions Analysis

11. Company Profiles

  • 11.1. LANXESS AG *
    • 11.1.1. Company Overview
    • 11.1.2. Product Portfolio and Description
    • 11.1.3. Financial Overview
    • 11.1.4. Recent Developments
  • 11.2. Veolia Group
  • 11.3. Arxada AG
  • 11.4. Ecolab Inc.
  • 11.5. Nouryon
  • 11.6. General Electric Company
  • 11.7. Evonik Industries AG
  • 11.8. Solvay SA
  • 11.9. Clariant AG
  • 11.10. BASF SE


12. Appendix

  • 12.1. About Us and Services
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