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Body Worn Insect Repellent Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook (U.S., Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, China, Japan, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, UAE, South Africa), Application Development Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2017 – 2024

Report ID: GMI1807

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Body Worn Insect Repellent Market size is expected to witness gains owing to rising incidence of arthropod borne diseases across developing nation. Body worn Insect repellent is a substance applied to the skin and clothing to prevent bites to humans. These are also helpful in preventing arthropod borne epidemic diseases particularly in nations with frequently prone to these diseases.

Increasing demand from developing nations particularly from agriculture and oil & mining sector will propel the body worn insect repellent industry growth. Employees working in farms and mining industry are exposed to variety of harmful bugs owing to their working environment. Moreover, increasing camping trends among young generation is estimated to enhance product penetration.

Body worn insect repellent market based on product can be segmented as stickers & patches, apparels and oils & creams. Oils & creams is expected to dominate the overall industry owing to increasing health awareness coupled with ease of usage. Oil & creams are further segmented into synthetic and plant based on the ingredient content. Plant based product is expected to show significant growth during the forecast period owing to minimum side-effects on skin compared to other counter parts. Apparels can be further segmented based on type such as jackets, shirts, trousers & head nets.

Body worn insect repellent is available through various sales channels such as, supermarkets, retail pharmacy stores and online portal of manufacturers. Easy obtainability of the product coupled with competitive pricing will enhance the product penetration. Apparels have added benefits of flexibility of action and longer durability. In addition to this, repellency is achieved even after washing providing extended life of the product.

Protection against mosquito borne diseases such as Dengue, Zika, West Nile Virus with use of the product is expected to drive the body worn insect repellent industry demand. Insect borne diseases are on rise causing adverse effects on human health. Additionally, growing product popularity among the developing nation owing to product advertisement and promotions will result in increased product penetration.


North America, led by the U.S. is estimated to show substantial growth during the forecast period. Ease in product availability owing to presence of large distribution channels such as Walmart and through online websites such as Amazon and Ebay is expected to drive the body worn insect repellent industry growth. Patches and stickers are trending among children providing protection for about 8 hours with no adverse effect.

Asia Pacific body worn insect repellent market is estimated to observe steady growth in upcoming years. The product provides relief from irritation and discomfort caused by bug bites. Developing countries with lack of favorable working environment for people working particularly in mining and oil fields will observe substantial demand for body worn insect repellent apparels.

Stringent government legislations regarding the consumer’s safety such as FDA & Environment Protection Agency regarding the use of ingredients may act as a challenge for body worn insect repellent market. In addition to this, the products should not contain prohibited ingredients. The product ingredient is tested for any side effect to people and the concentration is maintained accordingly.

Few prominent players contributing the market share includes E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, S. C. Jonson & Son., BASF, Avon Products, Craghoppers’ NosiLife, Orvis Company, Insect Shield, ExOfficio, Mountain Warehouse Ltd. and Sawyer Products. Promoting product through e-commerce website is the major strategy applied by the body worn insect repellent industry players.

Some more key players include Koppen, Reckitt Benckiser Group and Columbia. Light weight apparels available in varied sizes for children and adults is fueling the industry demand. Innovations in oil & cream product segment offering various fragrance to the product is added advantage. Moreover, product causing no side effect on skin is major focus of the customer.

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