Today, diseases, health issues, & illnesses have become very common among people. But have you ever wondered what triggers these issues? Did you know several diseases are mainly due to improper sanitization and lack of proper handwashing? While the change in lifestyle and improved eating habits are among the significant contributors to the growing prevalence of some diseases, the lack of hand sanitization is nowhere behind. As a result, people are adopting health hygiene-associated habits and utilizing hand sanitizers to kill germs and eliminate the possibility of disease spreading.
Hand sanitizers are usually available in a gel-like form that kills the disease-causing pathogens & germs from hands. Since these pathogens can transmit from one infected person to a healthy one through touch or contact with the eyes, nose, & mouth of the infected hands, sanitizers have become a necessity, especially & largely after the advent of Covid-19.
With the growing awareness among people about the availability of sanitizers & their safe use for people of all age groups, their demand is escalating rapidly, especially across Asia-Pacific. In fact, on account of the active participation of several prominent companies in introducing new varieties of hand sanitizers, a rise in the establishment of new production & distribution capacities and adoption of new strategies for business visibility & expansion of customer base are likely to drive the drive APAC Hand Sanitizer Market, i.e., projected to record around 19% CAGR during 2022-27.
Key Factors Backing the Demand for Hand Sanitizers
While growing awareness about the need for timely & proper hand washing habits among people has boosted the demand for hand sanitizers, the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic was a significant aspect extensively booming the requirement & sales of these products across different countries across Asia-Pacific.
Since the pandemic projected life-threatening severity to health, people are scared and are taking all precautions to avoid such diseases. It, in turn, showcases an elevation in the demand and popularity for hand sanitizers, instigating the prominent manufacturing companies to increase their production capacities and cater to the burgeoning needs across Asia-Pacific.
The rural population is considerably present across Asia-Pacific, with minimal awareness or resources for proper sanitization. Hence, the spread of diseases and multiple illnesses is escalating rapidly & becoming quite common. Therefore, to address such concerns, the governments of different countries are actively taking initiatives to spread awareness through campaigns, health check-up drives, free product trials, and other ways, thereby fueling the demand for hand sanitizers.
How does the Future Look Like for the Hand Sanitizer Industry?
Truly, the Covid-19 pandemic skyrocketed the utilization of hand sanitizers and somewhat developed a habit among people to use these products as an easy way to kill germs. Even though the pandemic is projected to settle entirely in the coming years, the concerns over health & hygiene are likely to stay put & gradually rise in the coming years.
As a result, the major companies manufacturing hand sanitizers are likely to increase their production capacities to cater to user requirements, especially across Asia-Pacific. The possibilities of new developments in these sanitizers to offer greater cleanliness & effects shall expand the customer base for Asia-Pacific Hand Sanitizer Market in the coming years.