Hand sanitizers are consumer goods that are utilized for the prevention and transmission of infections, bacteria and microorganisms through hands. These products do not require the usage of water or soap to wash, they evaporate after disinfecting the hands. They are available in different forms for usage such as in gel, liquid, spray, foam or even disposable hand wipes. They are highly effective hand hygiene products providing moisture retention as well.
Consumer inclination towards health & wellness and product innovation such as addition of fragrances in formulation of sanitizers are projected to boost the growth of the global hand sanitizer market. Furthermore, improvement in living standards, rise in health expenditure, increase in awareness about hand hygiene, and support from organization such as WHO, FDA, and others towards the need for sanitation augment the demand for hand sanitizers. However, health hazards associated with chemical ingredients are anticipated to hamper the market growth during the forecast period.
Few of the major competitors currently working in the global hand sanitizer market are