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Sodium Hypochlorite Market Size (By Application: Disinfection, Bleaching, Oxidizing, Odor removal, and Others; By End use: Water Treatment, Household, Textile, Chemical, Agriculture and Others) – Global Analysis, Market Size, Opportunities and Forecast 2021 – 2028

Category : Chemicals and Materials | Published at : February-2022 | Delivery Format : PDF | Status: Published | Pages : 250

The Sodium Hypochlorite market accounted for US$ 229 Mn in 2020 and is expected to reach US$ 347 Mn by 2028 at a CAGR of 5.4% during the forecast period of 2021 to 2028.

Sodium Hypochlorite is commonly used as bleach, antimicrobial agent or disinfectant. Sodium hypochlorite solution can be made from reacting sodium hydroxide solution with chlorine. It is a pale greenish-yellow in color in liquid form. It is also commonly known as household chemical which is widely used as disinfectant. The compound is easily decomposes when put in liquid form, by liberating fumes of chlorine. Hence, it is mainly used as a bleaching agent and disinfectant. 

Market Growth Drivers:

  • Rising demand for sodium hypochlorite in the products such as, detergent, bleaching agent, surface cleaners, cleaning products, hand wash, disinfectant, and color bleaches in household end use.
  • Increasing awareness about cleanliness and hygiene and concern about the quality of cleaning products is another aspect to drive the growth of the market.

Market Restraints

  • Availability of cheap substitutes such as, calcium hypochlorite, lithium hypochlorite, and citric acid are expected to hamper the growth of the market.
  • Adverse side effects by the fumes of sodium hypochlorite such as, gas poisoning and can damage the lungs.

Market Opportunities:

  • During this pandemic the increasing usage of sanitizers is the opportunity to grow in the market throughout the forecast period.
  • Rising trend of bleaching clothes at home to improve the fashion sense and develop the appearance of the individual is another opportunity to grow for the market of sodium hypochlorite.

Report Coverage: 

Market Sodium Hypochlorite Market
Market Size 2020 US $229 Mn 
Market Forecast 2028 US $347 Mn
CAGR 5.4 % During 2021 - 2028
Analysis Period 2017 - 2028
Base Year 2020
Forecast Data 2021 - 2028
Segments Covered By State, By Storage Technology, By End-User, and By Geography
Regional Scope North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa
Key Companies Profiled

ICL, Vynova, Oxychem, Hawkins Inc., Tessesnderlo Group, Unilever, Chlorotech, Olin Chlor Alkali and others.

Report Coverage
Market Trends, Drivers, Restraints, Competitive Analysis, Player Profiling, Regulation Analysis
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Market Dynamics

Sodium hypochlorite traditionally is a household chemical which is used as a disinfectant or a bleaching agent across the world. It is commonly known as the liquid bleach. The major application of sodium hypochlorite is - it acts as a bleaching agent in various ranges of industries such as, Water Treatment, paper and pulp, and detergents. During the COVID-19 pandemic, sanitizer is the most sold product due to awareness of personal hygiene. Currently, there is high demand from healthcare industries as the sodium hypochlorite is utilized as a disinfectant or sanitizer. It is the key ingredient for the products like sanitizer or cleaning products which disinfects the surface. Due to the property to act as a disinfectant, it is in high demand from some other end use industries which manufactures sanitizers, hand wash, and other cleaning products. This is the major reason to drive the market in this pandemic. 

Sodium hypochlorite is also used in agriculture, food, waste disposal industries, and others. Mainly sodium hypochlorite is used for water treatment in water treatment plant for disinfection of water. For water treatment the concentration of sodium hypochlorite is high, because higher the concentration fastest will be the process. Sodium hypochlorite is usually used as a biocide in applications of the industries to control the bacteria and slime formation in water systems in paper and pulp mills, power plants, etc. It is also used for treating cyanide waste water, such as, silver cyanide plating solutions and electroplating wastes. Owing to the properties of sodium hypochlorite, there is high demand of it from the end use industries. 

The availability of cheap substitutes such as, lithium hypochlorite, calcium hypochlorite, and citric acid can hamper the growth of the market. Another major factor to hamper the growth of the market is, adverse side effects such as, gas poisoning, and lungs can get damaged by the fumes of sodium hypochlorite. If the sodium hypochlorite started decomposing it emits the chlorine fumes which are harmful to the human body, it can affect the front line workers in the manufacturing units. 

Market Segmentation 

By Application

  • Disinfection
  • Bleaching
  • Oxidizing
  • Odor removal
  • Others

By application segment, disinfection application dominated the market share over 55% of the revenue in 2020. This due to the high demand of sodium hypochlorite for the production of household cleaning products, for cleaning of swimming pools, and waste water treatment. Sodium hypochlorite is used in production of chemicals which are used in waste water treatment for decades across the world. Increasing number of manufacturing facilities and rising industrialization worldwide, due to this the discharge of industrial waste water in the water bodies is at its peak. Because of this reason it is projected that there will be high demand of sodium hypochlorite in waste water treatment in the future. 

By end-use 

  • Water Treatment
  • Household
  • Textile
  • Chemical
  • Agriculture
  • Others

Sodium Hypochlorite Market Regional Overview

 North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada

Europe

  • U.K.
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Rest of Europe

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Rest of Latin America

Asia-Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • South Korea
  • Rest of Asia-Pacific

Middle East & Africa

  • GCC
  • South Africa
  • Rest of Middle East & Africa

Regional Insights of Sodium Hypochlorite Market

Asia pacific region dominated the market share over 35% of the revenue in 2020. This is due to rapid increase in urbanization and changing lifestyle in this region. High demand for treated water, rising requirements for sanitizers and personal hygiene products across the countries from this region such as, China, India, Thailand, Indonesia, and others. Moreover, the countries such as, India, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and others are becoming major hubs for textile industries rapidly due to the cheap and skilled labor, lands at low price, and ease of regulations, because of these reasons there is high demand of sodium hypochlorite as a bleaching agent.

Sodium Hypochlorite Market Competitive Landscape

This section of the report pinpoints various key vendors of the market. Some of the prominent vendors offered in the report include, ICL, Vynova, Oxychem, Hawkins Inc., Tessesnderlo Group, Unilever, Chlorotech, Olin Chlor Alkali and others.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

The estimated value of global Sodium Hypochlorite market in 2020 was accounted to be US$229Mn.

The projected CAGR of Sodium Hypochlorite during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028 is 5.4%.

The prominent players of the global Sodium HypochloritemarketinvolveI CL, Vynova, Oxychem, Hawkins Inc., Tessesnderlo Group, Unilever, Chlorotech, Olin Chlor Alkali and others.

Asia Pacific held the dominating share for Sodium Hypochlorite during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028

Asia Pacific region exhibited fastest growing CAGR for Sodium Hypochlorite during the analysis period of 2021 to 2028

Rising demand for sodium hypochlorite in the products such as, detergent, bleaching agent, surface cleaners, cleaning products, hand wash, disinfectant, and color bleaches in household end use.

By application segment, disinfection application dominated the market share over 55% of the revenue in 2020.


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