Hypochlorite Bleaches Market Size, Share & Forecast 2030

Coverage: Hypochlorite Bleaches Market covers analysis By Product Type (Sodium Hypochlorite, Calcium Hypochlorite, Lithium Hypochlorite, and Potassium Hypochlorite), Form (Powder & Granules and Liquid) and Application (Disinfectant, Water Treatment, Paper & Pulp, Textiles, Laundry Detergents, and Others)

Publication Month : Dec 2023

  • Report Code : TIPRE00030299
  • Category : Chemicals and Materials
  • Status : Upcoming
  • No. of Pages : 150
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[Research Report] The hypochlorite bleaches market size was valued at US$ 410.57 million in 2022 and is expected to reach US$ 586.01 million by 2030; it is projected to register a CAGR of 4.5% from 2022 to 2030.

Market Insights and Analyst View:

The hypochlorite bleaches market is a significant global chemical and cleaning industry segment. Hypochlorite bleaches are chemical compounds containing chlorine, with sodium hypochlorite being the most common variant. They are primarily used for their powerful bleaching and disinfecting properties, making them indispensable in various sectors, making them indispensable in various sectors. Consistent demand for effective disinfectant and cleaning solutions is one of the primary drivers of the hypochlorite bleaches market. Hypochlorite bleaches are known for their ability to kill bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms, which is crucial in healthcare facilities, food processing, and public places. The food & beverage industry also plays a vital role in shaping the market. Hypochlorite bleaches are widely used to sanitize equipment and surfaces in food processing and manufacturing, ensuring the safety and quality of food products. This industry's need for strict hygiene standards keeps the demand for hypochlorite bleaches robust. These factors are expected to drive the hypochlorite bleaches market growth.

Growth Drivers and Challenges:

Hypochlorite bleaches play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and cleanliness of water supplies and wastewater treatment processes. Hypochlorite bleaches are widely used in the disinfection of drinking water and wastewater. They effectively kill harmful microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, and parasites, making water safe for consumption and ensuring the removal of pathogens in wastewater treatment facilities. This is of paramount importance in maintaining public health and environmental safety. The increasing demand for hypochlorite bleaches from the water & wastewater industry due to the rising global population's rising water consumption and the increasing need to ensure safe and clean drinking water consumption drives the hypochlorite bleaches market growth. Furthermore, hypochlorite bleaches, particularly sodium hypochlorite, are widely used in the textile industry for their effective bleaching and stain-removing properties. Hypochlorite bleaches are potent oxidizing agents that can remove color impurities, stains, and dye residue from textiles. This is especially crucial in processes such as garment manufacturing, where the quality and appearance of the final product are paramount. Additionally, the textile industry faces stringent quality standards and regulations. To meet these standards, textiles must be thoroughly sanitized and disinfected. Hypochlorite bleaches are known for their disinfectant properties, making them suitable for ensuring textiles are free from harmful microorganisms and contaminants, which is crucial in industries like healthcare, where textile products must meet high sanitization requirements. Thus, growing demand from water & wastewater treatment, textile, and other end-use industries is driving the hypochlorite bleaches market growth.

However, hypochlorite bleaches can release harmful fumes, especially when mixed with other cleaning agents, such as ammonia or acids. Improper handling and storage can lead to accidents and health hazards, discouraging some consumers and industries from using them. This concern has led to the development of alternative and safer cleaning products. Additionally, the corrosive nature of hypochlorite bleaches can be detrimental to certain materials and surfaces. Prolonged or undiluted exposure to these bleaches can lead to damage to fabrics, metals, and other materials, limiting their use in specific applications. All these factors could limit the hypochlorite bleaches market growth.

Strategic Insights

Report Segmentation and Scope:

The global hypochlorite bleaches market is segmented on the basis of product type, form, application, and geography. Based on product type, the hypochlorite bleaches market is bifurcated into sodium hypochlorite, calcium hypochlorite, lithium hypochlorite, and potassium hypochlorite. On the basis of form, the hypochlorite bleaches market is divided into powder & granules and liquid. In terms of application, the hypochlorite bleaches market is segmented into disinfectant, water treatment, paper & pulp, textiles, laundry detergents, and others. By geography, the hypochlorite bleaches market is segmented into North America (the US, Canada, and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, the UK, Russia, and the Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (Australia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, and the Rest of Asia Pacific), the Middle East & Africa (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and the Rest of Middle East & Africa), and South & Central America (Brazil, Argentina, and the Rest of South & Central America).

Report Segmentation and Scope:

Segmental Analysis:

On the basis of product type, the hypochlorite bleaches market is bifurcated into sodium hypochlorite, calcium hypochlorite, lithium hypochlorite, and potassium hypochlorite. The sodium hypochlorite segment is expected to register significant growth from 2022 to 2030. Sodium hypochlorite is a powerful and effective disinfectant. It has been widely used for decades in various industries, including healthcare, food processing, and water treatment, due to its ability to kill many microorganisms, including bacteria and viruses. The ongoing concerns for public health and the need for effective disinfection measures drive the sodium hypochlorite market growth. The versatility of sodium hypochlorite also plays a significant role in its increased demand. It is used as a disinfectant, as a bleach for textiles, and as a stain remover. This versatility makes it a preferred choice for various applications, from maintaining sanitation in healthcare settings to ensuring the cleanliness of textiles in the fashion and hospitality industries. All these factors are driving the growth of the sodium hypochlorite segment in the hypochlorite bleaches market.

Regional Analysis:

Based on geography, the hypochlorite bleaches market is segmented into five key regions—North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South & Central America, and the Middle East & Africa. The global hypochlorite bleaches market was dominated by Asia Pacific in 2022. The region has become a global manufacturing hub, with industries spanning chemicals, textiles, and pulp & paper. The Asia Pacific region experienced rapid industrialization and urbanization. With the growth comes an increased need for effective cleaning and sanitation, both in industrial settings and urban environments. Hypochlorite bleaches are vital for maintaining hygiene and cleanliness, especially in densely populated urban areas and industrial facilities. In addition, the expanding healthcare sector is also a major factor contributing to the hypochlorite bleaches market growth. The demand for medical supplies and healthcare services has been on the rise, and hypochlorite bleaches play a crucial role in disinfecting medical equipment and facilities. Thus, as the region progresses and industrializes, the demand for hypochlorite bleaches is expected to remain strong, which is expected to boost the hypochlorite bleaches market growth in Asia Pacific from 2022 to 2030. Further, Europe on hypochlorite bleaches for various applications, leading to a steady and sustained demand for this versatile chemical. The demand for hypochlorite bleaches is growing in the wastewater treatment sector in Europe due to several reasons that highlight the significance of hypochlorite bleaches as a crucial water disinfection agent. As European countries strive to improve the quality of water, protect public health, and meet stringent environmental regulations, hypochlorite bleaches have emerged as a reliable and effective solution for wastewater treatment. All these factors are driving the hypochlorite bleaches market growth in Europe.

Industry Developments and Future Opportunities:

Various initiatives taken by the key players operating in the hypochlorite bleaches market are listed below:

• In June 2021, Chemicals manufacturer Kemira commenced work on a new sodium hypochlorite production unit at its site in Yanzhou, China, to meet the rising demand for water treatment chemicals in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region.

• In April 2022, OxyVinyls, the chemical division of Occidental Petroleum, announced that it is planning a US$ 1.1 billion expansion and modernization project at its chlor-alkali plant in La Porte, Texas, according to documents filed with the Texas Comptroller's Office.

COVID-19 Impact:

The COVID-19 pandemic adversely affected almost all industries in various countries. Lockdowns, travel restrictions, and business shutdowns in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific (APAC), South & Central America, and the Middle East & Africa (MEA) hampered the growth of several industries, including the chemical & materials industry. The shutdown of manufacturing units of hypochlorite bleach companies disturbed global supply chains, manufacturing activities, and delivery schedules. Various companies reported delays in product deliveries and a slump in their product sales in 2020. Most of the industrial manufacturing facilities were shut down during the pandemic, decreasing the consumption of hypochlorite bleaches. In addition, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused fluctuations in hypochlorite bleach prices. However, various industries revived their operations after supply constraints were resolved, which led to a revival of the hypochlorite bleaches market. Moreover, the rising demand for hypochlorite bleaches from the industrial and residential sectors is substantially promoting the hypochlorite bleaches market growth.

Competitive Landscape and Key Companies:

Vynova Group; Univar Solutions Inc.; Tessenderlo Group NV; Olin Corporation; Tosoh Corporation; Hawkins, Inc.; SPOLCHEMIE; Altair Chimica S.p.A; Aditya Birla Group; and Tianjin Kaifeng Chemical Co., Ltd are among the players operating in the global hypochlorite bleaches market. The global hypochlorite bleaches market players focus on providing high-quality products to fulfill customer demand.

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1.Vynova Group
2.Univar Solutions Inc
3.Tessenderlo Group NV
4.Olin Corporation
5.Tosoh Corporation
6.Hawkins Inc
8.Altair Chimica S.p.A
9.Aditya Birla Group
10.Tianjin Kaifeng Chemical Co Ltd

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