How Hand Sanitisers Improve Your Health?

by Global Market Research Analyst

Hand sanitiser or hand rub is a liquid, gel or foam that is typically used to clean the hands. It exterminates and kills bacteria, viruses and other disease-causing pathogens. Hand sanitisers typically come in either foam, gel or liquid form. Hand sanitisers are a quick fix remedy and it is relatively ineffective in comparison to washing hands with soap and water. Hand sanitisers are recommended in absence of accessibility to soap and water.

Impact of the pandemic on Hand Sanitiser Market


The pandemic has led to a huge uptick in demand for hand sanitisers across the globe. Major players in hand sanitiser markets are significantly increasing their volume of production and optimizing their supply chains to cater to the sudden surge in demand for hand sanitisers.

Since the initial outbreak of the virus, in China, the demand has stood at a steady level globally. People especially in advanced economies like U.S, Italy and U.K started to panic buy and hoard hand sanitisers.


It is estimated that the Y-o-Y increase of hand sanitiser demand as of February 2020 in the U.K was over 250%. It was a staggering 1800% increase in Italy. Indian manufacturers have observed a tenfold increase in demand over February 2020. It was estimated that the Indian government gave more than 45 distilleries and 564 other manufacturers permission to manufacture hand sanitisers.


Major Players in Hand Sanitiser Market


A few major players in hand sanitiser market are as follows. 3M is a multinational company having a global presence. Its US headquarters is in Saint Paul, Minnesota. By market share, they possess a significant volume of the market share.

Reckitt Benckiser group dominates the hand sanitiser market globally. They are a multinational company headquartered in Slough, United Kingdom. They also specialise in other disinfectants and antiseptic products like Dettol.


Unilever PLC is another major player in the hand sanitiser market. They are a UK based company and headquartered in London. They dominate the market in a few commonwealth nations. Colgate-Palmolive Company is another company with a major share in the global hand sanitiser market. They are headquartered at New York in the United States.

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