Personal Care Ingredients: Antimicrobials

Base Year: 2018 plus 2020 growth rates update
Published 1st Quarter 2019
Regional Coverage: Europe, United States, China, India, Japan, Southeast Asia, Brazil, Rest of World

Antimicrobials is an essential personal care ingredients segment, with regulations and consumer expectations driving the market. This study will offer subscribers an understanding of the antimicrobial ingredients used in personal care formulations, their consumption and supply, and the drivers and restraints affecting their growth.


For each region, at the level of a single ingredient, the study provides:

  • Product overview by antimicrobial category and ingredient
  • Market size and overview by application and nature of ingredient (synthetic vs. natural)
  • Supplier sales by ingredient type, application, and region


  • Average market pricing
  • Consumer perceptions
  • Forecast consumption of ingredients within a five-year timeframe

Forecasts through 2023

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The database provides information on antimicrobial ingredients and allows users to fully customize their view. Data available includes the following:

  • Consumption by application and region
  • Supplier sales by region
  • Average market pricing by region
  • Historical and forecast consumption (2014-2023)

Concise report

Report includes information on:

  • Ingredients pricing
  • Market sizing
  • Market drivers and restraints including trends
  • Appraisal and outlook

The report is designed to qualitatively explain market dynamics shown in the database.

COVID-19 add-on report

Subsequently published in April 2020, this report analyzes the impact of the health crisis on the personal care industry and ingredients suppliers.


Antimicrobial Ingredients Covered​​
Ingredient Groups​ Ingredient Examples​
Preservatives​ Parabens, DMDM hydantoins, phenoxyethanol​
Preservative boosters Caprylic acid, caprylyl glyceryl ether, natural preservative boosters, ethylhexylglyceryl etc.​​
​Bacteriostats​ Triclosan, chlorhexidine​​
​​​Anti-dandruff agents​​​ Zinc pyrithione​​

Report Benefits

Personal Care Ingredients: Antimicrobials is a practical tool designed for marketing, business, and product managers to help them:

  • Empower sales, marketing, and strategic management personnel to utilize the most current personal care ingredient data
  • Learn key product usage patterns for each specific market segment and active ingredient volumes, including generics
  • Understand the competitive landscape and market share situation at the level of the ingredient for each region

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