GVR Report cover Antiseptic Bathing Products Market Size, Share & Trends Report

Antiseptic Bathing Products Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Product (CHG Bath Towels & Wipes, CHG Solutions, Antiseptic Bathing Solution, Antiseptic Wipes), By Application, And Segment Forecasts, 2019 - 2025

  • Report ID: GVR-3-68038-228-0
  • Number of Pages: 80
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)

Industry Insights

The global antiseptic bathing products market size was value at USD 12.55 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 4.5% from the year 2019 to 2025. Increasing awareness about infections such at surgical site, pathogen, nosocomial, clostridium difficile and others, is expected to drive the growth. Need for skin cleansing prior and post surgeries is expected to further drive the market.

Recurrent surgeries, readmissions, and prolonged hospital stays are the reasons behind increasing concerns regarding high risks of infections. Regulatory bodies such as Care Bundles and Royal College of Surgeons and USA Institute of Healthcare Improvement are focusing on prevention from risks of contagious diseases by encouraging the usage of antiseptics bathing products especially for the preoperative cleansing practices.

U.S. antiseptic bathing products market

Consumers in countries such as U.S., U.K., Germany, India, China, and others are anticipated to witness an increase in demand for the antiseptic bathing products owing to increasing awareness regarding avoidance of pathogens and nosocomial infections. To avoid infections and diseases at the surgical sites, hospitals prefer utilizing the best products.

Increasing incidence of illnesses such as dementia, cancer, and osteoporosis among others due to the rising geriatric population, is anticipated to result in the increasing number of medical procedures across hospitals and clinics. Moreover, cases such as readmissions, recurrent surgeries, and prolonged hospital stays are some of the secondary factors anticipated to drive the market growth. China is expected to maintain lucrative opportunities for the market owing to the high concentration of hospitals across the country.

Product Insights

In 2018, CHG solutions led the global antiseptic bathing products market with a revenue of USD 3.57 Million. Usage in surgical wards followed by Intensive Care Unit (ICUs) is expected to help the segment maintain its dominant position. Companies are launching new products, for instance, 3M launched surgical scrub 3M Avagard antiseptic solution with moisturizer to avoid pathogen transmission. Becton, Dickinson & Co. has its CHG solution products in the market which promote effective surgical hand scrubbing, patient preoperative preparation, catheter site prep, and routine handwashing.

CHG bath towels and wipes is expected to register the fastest CAGR of 5.1% over the forecast period from 2019 to 2025. Ability to reduce the risk of bloodstream infections such as bacteremia and fungemia and multi drug-resistant organisms is expected to drive growth. CGH bath towels and wipes are mostly used in ICUs majorly to avoid skin infections and allergic reactions. Products such as Eco Bath Wipe, Sage 2% CHG Clothes, 3M Science Cavilon CHG Bathing & Cleansing Towels, and others are some of the products available in the market.

Application insights

Application of antiseptic bathing products in surgical wards has been contributing a major revenue share in the market. The risk of infection from surrounding environment and instruments is higher during surgical procedures. CHG solutions are the most used products in the surgical wards.

Global antiseptic bathing products market

On the other hand, application in medical wards is expected to expand at a CAGR of 5.0% over the forecast period from 2019 to 2025. This segment is increasing with the fastest growth rate due to increase in patients and doctors concern about the contagiousness pathogen infections. Chances for clostridium difficile are high in medical wards, which is expected to drive the demand over the forecast period.

Regional Insights

In 2018, North America contributed to the largest share of about USD 4.27 billion. New product launches by prominent players such as 3M; Ecolab Inc.; Stryker Corporation; and others are mainly due to the increasing concerns regarding hospital-associated infections.

Asia Pacific is projected to register the fastest CAGR of 5.2% during the forecast period. Rising focus on protection from germs and nosocomial infections due to increasing awareness regarding contagious infections at hospitals, clinics and other places is projected to fuel the growth. Hicare Health recently launched products for aged care, hospitals, disaster relief, and more. It also launched products such as disposable antiseptic bath and eco bath wipes in the region.

Antiseptic Bathing Products Market Share Insights

Key players are Ecolab Inc.; Becton Dickinson & Co.; 3M; Colorox Company; Medline Industries; Air Liquide; Stryker Corporation; Molnlycke Healthcare AB; HiCare Health; and Reckitt Benckiser Nigeria.

Strategic initiatives such as mergers and acquisitions and new product launches are anticipated to drive the growth. Stryker Corporation acquired Sage products to expand its strength of product portfolio. Molnlycke Healthcare AB has launched HiBiClens and HiBi Universal Bathing Systems (HUBS) useful for cleansing and bathing.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2015 - 2017

Forecast period

2019 - 2025

Market representation

Revenue in USD Million & CAGR from 2019 to 2025

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America, Middle East & Africa

Report coverage

Revenue forecast, company share, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Country Scope

U.S., Germany, U.K., India, China, Brazil, UAE

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional, and country levels and provides an analysis of the latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2015 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the global antiseptic bathing products market report on the basis of product, application, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • CHG Bath Towels and Wipes

    • CHG Solutions

    • Antiseptic Bathing Solutions

    • Antiseptic Wipes

    • Others

  • Application Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • Intensive care units

    • Surgical wards

    • Medical wards

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2015 - 2025)

    • North America

      • The U.S.

    • Europe

      • Germany

      • The U.K.

    • Asia Pacific

      • India

      • China

    • Central & South America

      • Brazil

    • Middle East & Africa

      • UAE

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