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Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market - By Application (Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Personal Care), End-Use Industry (Healthcare & Medical Facilities, Pharmaceutical Industry, Laboratory & Research Institutions, Chemical Industry) & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7117
  • Published Date: Oct 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Size

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market was valued at around USD 5.3 Billion in 2022 and is estimated to register a CAGR of over 5.4% between 2023 and 2032. The market refers to the global industry for ortho-phthalaldehyde, a chemical compound used primarily as a disinfectant and antiseptic. This market encompasses the production, distribution, and application of ortho-phthalaldehyde in various end-use sectors, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, laboratory and research institutions, and the chemical industry. Ortho-phthalaldehyde is recognized for its effectiveness in disinfection and is a vital component in maintaining cleanliness and hygiene in diverse settings, particularly in healthcare and medical facilities.

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market

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The market involves the manufacturing and supply of high-purity and technical-grade ortho-phthalaldehyde to meet the disinfection and chemical intermediate needs of these industries. Factors influencing the market include advancements in healthcare and medical practices, laboratory research, and the broader chemical sector, where ortho-phthalaldehyde plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safety and cleanliness of equipment and environments.

Indeed, regulatory challenges stand out as a major pitfall for the ortho phthalaldehyde industry. Stringent regulations regarding product safety, environmental impact, and chemical usage pose significant hurdles for manufacturers and suppliers in the industry. Compliance with diverse and evolving regulatory frameworks across different regions and applications requires substantial investments in research, development, and testing to ensure products meet the required standards.

COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the ortho phthalaldehyde industry. The increased focus on hygiene and disinfection during the pandemic led to a surge in demand for disinfectants, including ortho-phthalaldehyde. Healthcare settings, in particular, experienced a substantial increase in the use of ortho-phthalaldehyde due to its effectiveness in sterilization and disinfection. Hospitals and medical facilities relied on it to maintain sterile environments and ensure the safety of medical equipment. Additionally, the pharmaceutical and laboratory research sectors, heavily involved in vaccine development and drug research during the pandemic, utilized ortho-phthalaldehyde for maintaining aseptic conditions in laboratories and on equipment. Despite supply chain challenges and increased production demands, the demand for ortho-phthalaldehyde remained elevated, reflecting its critical role in combating the spread of COVID-19.  

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Trends

The ortho phthalaldehyde industry is witnessing several key trends. One of the prominent trends is the increasing focus on product innovation, with manufacturers aiming to develop more efficient and user-friendly formulations of ortho-phthalaldehyde disinfectants. Additionally, there is a growing preference for sustainable and eco-friendly disinfection solutions, leading to the development of greener ortho-phthalaldehyde alternatives. The market is also seeing the expansion of healthcare infrastructure, especially in emerging economies, which is driving the demand for ortho-phthalaldehyde in healthcare settings.

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Analysis

 Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Size, By Application, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on application, the market is segmented as healthcare, food and beverage, personal care, and others. Healthcare segment held a majority market value of USD 1.8 billion in 2022. In the food and beverage sector, it plays a critical role in ensuring hygiene and safety by serving as a disinfectant for equipment and surfaces involved in food processing, maintaining the quality and safety of food products. Within the personal care industry, ortho-phthalaldehyde is employed for its disinfection properties, contributing to the cleanliness and safety of products such as cosmetics and personal care items. Beyond these key sectors, ortho-phthalaldehyde's effectiveness in disinfection extends to various other applications, enhancing hygiene and safety standards across diverse industries.

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Revenue Share, By End Use industry, (2022)

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Based on end use industry, the market is segmented as healthcare and medical facilities, pharmaceutical industry, laboratory and research institutions, chemical industry, and others. healthcare and medical facilities segment held a dominant market share of around 29% in 2022. In the pharmaceutical sector, it plays a crucial role in maintaining stringent hygiene standards and ensuring the sterility of equipment and facilities, particularly vital in drug manufacturing and laboratory research. Laboratory and research institutions also rely on ortho-phthalaldehyde for its disinfection properties, creating a sterile environment essential for conducting experiments and research activities. Furthermore, the chemical industry utilizes ortho-phthalaldehyde as a valuable chemical intermediate, contributing to the production of various chemical compounds. Beyond these core sectors, ortho-phthalaldehyde's effectiveness in disinfection makes it relevant in a range of other applications, collectively contributing to improved hygiene and safety standards across diverse industries.

U.S. Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Size, 2020- 2032 (USD Billion)

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U.S. dominated the North American region with majority market share and a revenue of USD 1.25 billion in 2022. Due to several factors contribute to this anticipated expansion, including the increasing focus on healthcare and medical facilities, stringent hygiene requirements in pharmaceutical and laboratory research, and the expanding chemical industry. These elements collectively underscore the significance of ortho-phthalaldehyde in maintaining cleanliness and safety standards across various sectors, driving its continued growth in the U.S. and North America as a whole.

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Market Share

Major players operating in the ortho phthalaldehyde industry include:

  • Steris Corporation
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • 3M Company
  • Ecolab Inc.
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • MP Biomedicals
  • TCI America
  • VWR International, LLC
  • Alfa Aesar
  • Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
  • AK Scientific Inc.
  • Virox, Inc.

Steris Corporation and Johnson & Johnson have captured substantial market shares in the Asia-Pacific ortho phthalaldehyde industry, due to their established presence, extensive distribution networks, and strong brand recognition. Steris Corporation, a global leader in infection prevention and sterilization solutions, has leveraged its expertise in healthcare products and services to gain a significant foothold in the ortho-phthalaldehyde market. They offer high-quality ortho-phthalaldehyde-based disinfectants and sterilants, backed by a reputation for excellence in infection control

On the other hand, Johnson & Johnson, a multinational healthcare company, has a diversified portfolio that includes ortho-phthalaldehyde-based products. With a well-established presence in the Asia-Pacific region, they've successfully leveraged their brand reputation and distribution channels to gain a substantial market share. Their commitment to innovation and quality has further solidified their position in the ortho-phthalaldehyde market.

Ortho Phthalaldehyde Industry News

  • In September 2023: Steris Corporation announced that it has received FDA approval for its new OPA-based disinfectant, called Steris Cidex OPA Solution. The new disinfectant is designed to be used on a variety of medical equipment and devices and is more effective against certain pathogens than traditional OPA-based disinfectants.
  • In July 2022: Ecolab Inc. announced that it has launched a new line of OPA-based disinfectants for the food and beverage industry. The new disinfectants are designed to help food and beverage processors comply with the latest food safety regulations.

Ortho phthalaldehyde market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million & Kilo Tons from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Application

  • Healthcare
  • Food and beverage
  • Personal care
  • Others

Market, By End Use Industry

  • Healthcare and Medical Facilities
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Laboratory and Research Institutions
  • Chemical Industry
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
    • Netherlands
    • Poland
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Thailand 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for ortho phthalaldehyde was USD 5.33 billion in 2022 and is estimated to record USD 9.05 billion by the end of 2032 due to higher usage in healthcare, pharmaceuticals, laboratory and research institutions, and the chemical sector

Ortho phthalaldehyde market from the healthcare application segment reached USD 1.88 billion in 2022 owing to the growing need for ensuring hygiene and safety in food processing while maintaining the quality and safety of food products

U.S. industry size for ortho phthalaldehyde was USD 1.25 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at significant pace from 2023-2032 owing to the increasing focus on healthcare and medical facilities

Some of the major ortho phthalaldehyde industry players are Steris Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, 3M Company, Ecolab Inc., Medline Industries, Inc., MP Biomedicals, and TCI America

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 143
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 180
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