North America Mosquito Repellent Market Report

North America Mosquito Repellent Market Analysis Report By Product (Spray, Coil, Cream & Oil, Vaporizer), By Distribution Channel (E-Commerce, Supermarkets), And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Jul, 2018
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2016
  • Report ID: GVR-2-68038-535-9
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2016
  • Number of Pages: 46

Industry Insights

The North America mosquito repellent market size was estimated at USD 969.6 million in 2016. Rising threat of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria, chikungunya, Zika virus, and yellow fever is expected to fuel demand for the product.

The market includes a wide range of products such as repellent sprays, coils, creams and oils, vaporizers, and others such as mats, wearable bands, and candles. Market growth is majorly attributed to government initiatives being undertaken for disease control, rising health awareness among people, and affordable cost of these products.

U.S. mosquito repellent market

A number of research agencies are carrying out R&D investments in the field for several years. This has helped discover various safe and natural raw materials that can be used to formulate advanced products. Major players in the market are also focused on manufacturing products that suit all types of indoor and outdoor requirements. Creams, vaporizers, and sprays are now increasingly being used by consumers to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Increase in number of mosquito-borne diseases has led to rising awareness among consumers about the need to use such products.

N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET) and diethyl carbonate are major raw materials used for production. Various opportunities prevail for the industry owing to increasing penetration in untapped markets and rising demand for plant-based products.Mosquito repellents provide protection for outdoors as well as indoors and are used for controlling mosquito growth. Improvement in standard of living and increasing urbanization and population has propelled product demand, particularly in tropical areas in the region.

Product Insights

Various types of products available in the market include vaporizers, coils, mats, sprays, bands, and candles. Innovative products are being manufactured by major players in the industry to expand their reach.

Vaporizers formed the largest product segment, accounting for 32.7% of the market revenue in 2016. N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET), citronella oil, Diethyl carbonate, ethyl hexane diol, and diethyl phthalate are some of the raw materials used for product formulation. Prices of these raw materials and their usage in various other applications is expected to have a significant impact on product manufacturing, which is in turn expected to affect industry growth. DEET is considered to be the best available raw material since its duration of protection and broad-spectrum effectiveness is unbeatable.

Distribution Channel Insights

Supermarkets emerged as the largest distribution channel segment in the North America mosquito repellent market, accounting for 46.9% of the market revenue in 2016. Use of the product is expected to increase over the years owing to increasing risk of mosquito-borne diseases and rising awareness among people.

These products are sold in all types of supermarkets, hypermarkets, convenience stores, and specialty retailers. They are now also sold on e-commerce websites, improving accessibility and availability. Affordable prices of these products is expected to further propel demand for the product.

Regional Insights

The North America market was estimated at USD 969.6 million in 2016 and is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 7.5% from 2017 to 2025. Increasing demand for the product in U.S. for protection against diseases such as West Nile Virus (WNV), Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), and Zika Virus (ZIKV) is expected to propel industry growth over the forecast period.

North America mosquito repellent market

The U.S. market value was estimated at USD 543.7 million in 2015 and is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 8.0% from 2017 to 2025. It is both the largest and fastest growing segment within the market. Growing risk of mosquito-borne diseases in certain parts of the country is expected to propel demand for the product in the coming years.

North America Mosquito Repellent Market Share Insights

Key players in the market include Dabur International; Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC; Godrej Consumer Products Limited; SC Johnson & Son, Inc.; Jyothy Laboratories; Spectrum Brand Holdings Inc.; and Enesis Group.They adopt strategies such as new product launches, agreements, collaborations, and acquisitions to gain a stronger foothold in the market. Competition among these players is highly intense as they offer similar product portfolios. These companies invest heavily in research and development to expand their product portfolios and production capacities, thereby sustaining their position in the industry.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


Actual estimates/Historical data

2014 - 2016

Forecast period

2017 - 2025

Market representation                                              

Revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2017 to 2025

Regional scope

North America,

Country scope

U.S., Rest of North America (RoNA)

Report coverage 

Revenue forecast, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

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Segments Covered in the Report

This report forecasts revenue growth at regional and country levels and provides an analysis on latest industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the North America mosquito repellent market report on the basis of product, distribution channel, and region:

  • Product Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Spray

    • Coil

    • Cream & oil

    • Vaporizer

    • Others

  • Distribution Channel Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • E-commerce

    • Supermarkets

    • Others

  • Regional Outlook (Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • North America

      • U.S.

      • RoNA

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