Animal Disinfectants Market Report

Animal Disinfectants Market Report, By Type (Iodine, Lactic Acid, Hydrogen Peroxide, Phenolic Acid, Peracetic Acid, Quaternary Compounds, Chlorine, Chlorohexidine, Glycolic Acid, Other) Form (Liquid, Powder), Application and Geography – Global Market Share, Trend Analysis & Forecast , 2019 - 2029

Report Code : 11651 | Publish Date : upcoming | Industry : Chemicals_Materials | Geography : Global


Disinfectant is a chemical compound that destroys microorganisms on inert surfaces Compared to sterilization it is not as effective and does not kill all types of life especially resistant bacterial spores.  Disinfectants are intended to kill only microorganism and easily distinguish between other chemical compounds such as antibiotics and antiseptics. Disinfectants works by killing the cell wall of microbes or interfering with their metabolism. It is defined as a chemical or physical process to reduce or kill microorganisms on a surface. There are various disinfectants available in the market that vary in usage. For example, bleaching powder is a kind of disinfectant that can be used for the disinfection of animal houses when a contagious disease has occurred. It is also used for the sterilization of water supplies. Disinfectants should be stored properly as they decompose rapidly when expose to light and air.


The increasing livestock farming and rising incidence of livestock diseases owing to the increasing meat consumption worldwide will be the major driving factors for market growth. The increasing human population is increasing the demand for milk, meat, and other animal products which resulted in changes in livestock farming practices. The increasing meat demand has led to increasing stock densities and that will result into more disease problems that cause farmers to actively go for intensive livestock farming and requires proper disease management. The increasing prevalence of infectious diseases that affect humans and animals requires proper management for human and animal health, for safeguarding and securing national and international food supplies, and for the benefit of animal-rearing farmers will drive market growth over the forecast period. Cleaning and disinfection are vital for the prevention and control of infectious diseases in animals and will boost market growth.


The Animal Disinfectants will have many lucrative opportunities over the forecast period. Many companies and manufacturers are constantly adopting innovative processing procedures to provide low-risk disinfectants with high disinfection quality. The animal disinfectant markets will show future options by giving importance to the development of sustainable animal disinfectants. In addition, the emergence of biological disinfectants for veterinary use is becoming more popular among consumers. The shift in farmers’ preference over synthetic formulations due to their toxicity and instead opting for biological alternatives will have many opportunities in the future.


The Animal Disinfectants market is facing setbacks due to a lack of awareness of how to properly use disinfectants. There are some mistakes made by consumers and a lack of knowledge about disinfectants, how to select proper disinfectants and how to use them properly.  The consumer must be sure about using the right disinfectants for the job. The higher cost associated with disinfectants also acts as a barrier in the market.


Animal Disinfectants are facing challenges because they should withstand testing criteria before applying to livestock farming or laboratories. It should be compatible with animal welfare, economic performance, and human health. The market has been facing the need for economical and safe working concentrations, the physical and chemical nature of contaminated surfaces, constraints on contact times and temperatures, the presence of organic soil, and other barrier or neutralizing substances. In addition, other challenges are control of test variability, and relating test results to likely performance in variable field conditions. These are some challenges that the market has been going through and overcoming for market growth.


The report provides an in-depth analysis of the global Animal Disinfectants market, market size, and compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the forecast period of 2022-2028, considering 2021 as the base year. The increasing demand for different Animal Disinfectants due to the increasing livestock diseases and increasing meat demand across the world will fuel market growth and is expected to witness growth at a specific CAGR from 2021-2028. 


The global Animal Disinfectants market comprises different market segments like type, form, application and geography. 


By type, Animal Disinfectants include key segments of 

  • Iodine
  • Lactic Acid
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Phenolic Acid
  • Peracetic Acid
  • Quaternary Compounds
  • Chlorine
  • Chlorohexidine
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Other

Iodine is presented as a major market share holder over the forecast period. Iodine is primarily used by healthcare professionals as an antiseptic on the skin or tissues. Aside from this, iodophor has been used as an antiseptic and disinfectant. It is used in the livestock industry owing to its properties such as penetrating the cell walls and membranes of microorganisms and interfering with DNA synthesis. It also causes the inactivation of microorganisms by binding to proteins and thus, this factor is contributing to segment growth.


The Animal Disinfectants market is divided by form

  • Liquid
  • powder

The liquid segment is expected to be dominant over the coming period. The Liquid segment is leading, and its growth is owing to features such as its water solubility and ease of use.  Liquid disinfectant more active against many microorganisms and thus, this factor is acknowledging the segment growth over the forecast period.


The Animal Disinfectants market is divided by application that includes 

  • Dairy
  • Swine
  • Poultry
  • Aquaculture
  • Others

The dairy segment is the most dominant segment that holds the major chunk of the market over the forecast time frame. The increasing density and production of livestock and dairy products. Dairy cows need cleaning and disinfection to prevent pathogens and diseases. Dairy farms need disinfection for the dairy house, milking parlor, calf hut, calf pen and calving box hygiene, and milking machine disinfection. Thus, after mentioned factor is contributing to the market growth.


The global Animal Disinfectants market is studied for the following region 

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia-Pacific
  • Rest of the world (RoW)

Asia Pacific is expected to be the dominant region over the forecast period. The increasing population and increasing cattle population and increasing demand for meat consumption will drive the market growth in the Asia Pacific. According to a study report by the world bank, the consumption of meat products has been increasing in 2020 to 303 million metric tons (mmt) of meat and 654 mmt of milk in East Asia owing to increasing consumer income and wealth. China has a major market share in the Asia Pacific and the annual growth in meat consumption is 3 percent in China and 2.4 percent in other EAP countries. In addition, developing economies such as India is also significantly contributing to market growth by being populous and great dairy and meat consumers. These are all factors that are attributed to the region’s growth over the forecast period.


Axiom MRC provides a 360-degree analysis of micro and macro-economic factors in the global Animal Disinfectants market. In addition, a complete analysis of changes in the global Animal Disinfectants market expenditure, and economic and international policies on the supply and demand side is provided in this exclusive report. The report also studies the impact of a pandemic on global economies, international trade, business investments, GDP, and marketing strategies of key players present in the market. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every aspect of industry and personal life. COVID-19 has dealt a heavy blow to the livestock industry and affected animal management and welfare. COVID-19 has caused a drastic impact on livestock production and has reduced consumers’ opportunities to purchase livestock products, resulting in no sales or low sales of livestock or their products. Aside, from this, the animal disinfectant market has been impacted by the lack of raw materials and disruptions in the supply chain. But the market still has shown significant and mixed-up responses amid covid as many manufacturers are actively focused on production of disinfectant for water sterilization and disease management will show positive growth in the market.


The competitive landscape analysis of the Animal Disinfectants market is majorly focused on expanding the global growth of the Animal Disinfectants industry with new product innovation, business expansion, and the increasing presence of a range of manufacturers operating in the Animal Disinfectants sector has led to the growing demand for the market.  Besides, the market offers a range of products in different applications to fulfill the required demand of consumers which is further contributing to healthy growth in the market.  

The key players studied in the market are 

  • Neogen Corporation (United States)
  • GEA. (Germany)
  • Lanxess. (Germany)
  • Zoetis. (United States)
  • Kersia Group.  (United States)
  • CID Lines (Belgium)
  • Albert Kerbl GmBH (Germany)
  • PCC Group (Germany)
  • Laboratoires Ceetel- CMPC (France)
  • G SheperdAnimal Health (United Kingdom)
  • Sanosil AG (Switzerland)
  • Delaval Inc. (Sweden)
  • Diversey Holdings Ltd. (United States)
  • Fink Tec GmBH (Germany)
  • Evans Vanodine International PLC (United Kingdom)
  • Virox Animal Health (Canada)
  • Kemin Industries (United States)


June 2022: Neogen® Corporation has announced that the company has gotten approval for its Neogen® Viroxide Super™ for distribution in Canada. Viroxide Super™ is a peroxygen-based powder disinfectant that offers rapid broad-spectrum disinfection as part of a comprehensive biosecurity program.

April 2021: Lanxess, a specialty chemical company has announced the acquisition of Theseo group which is a French company that is an expert in the manufacture of animal health and biosecurity solutions. Under, this deal, Lanxess will comprise an extensive range of disinfection and hygiene solutions.


The global Animal Disinfectants Market is segmented into type, form, and application. Based on type, the market is segmented into iodine, lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, phenolic acid, peracetic acid, quaternary compounds, chlorine, chlorohexidine, glycolic acid, and others. By form, the animal disinfectants market is divided into liquid and powder formats. By applications, the global animal disinfectant market is spreading into dairy, swine, poultry, aquaculture, and others. the global Animal Disinfectants market is studied for the following region North America, Europe, Asia-pacific, and the Rest of the world (RoW).  The North American region is projected to lead the market during the forecast period. 


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Market Players and its Competitors:

Neogen Corporation (United States)

GEA. (Germany)

Lanxess. (Germany)

Zoetis. (United States)

Kersia Group.  (United States)

CID Lines (Belgium)

Albert Kerbl GmBH (Germany)

PCC Group (Germany)

Laboratoires Ceetel- CMPC (France)

G SheperdAnimal Health (United Kingdom)

Sanosil AG (Switzerland)

Delaval Inc. (Sweden)

Diversey Holdings Ltd. (United States)

Fink Tec GmBH (Germany)

Evans Vanodine International PLC (United Kingdom)

Virox Animal Health (Canada)

Kemin Industries (United States)


What are the drivers for the Animal Disinfectants market?

The increasing livestock farming and rising incidence of livestock diseases will be the major driving factors for market growth.

Which is the leading type segment for the Animal Disinfectants market?

Iodine has accounted for the major market share and is expected to witness growth at the highest pace during the forecast period.

Which region is gaining a majority of market share during the forecast period (2021-2028)?

Asia Pacific is expected to gain a major market share during the forecast period (2021-2028).