Mosquito repellent is a kind of substance that can be put on clothing, skin or on other surfaces, which prevent mosquitos from crawling or landing or mosquito bites on the body. Mosquitos spread viruses which can cause serious diseases. The diseases caused by mosquitos are dengue, malaria which can even result in death of a person., mosquito repellents, on the other hand reduce the chances of getting bitten by a mosquito which further reduces the risk of these diseases. Mosquitos are generally active between the time of dusk and dawn and as most of the people sleep at that point of time, the chances of getting bitten by a mosquito is quite high. Repellents do not kill mosquitos instead they make humans unattractive to them. Currently available repellents are either plant derived chemicals or synthetic chemicals. Plant derived chemicals includes oil of lemon eucalyptus and citronella. Moreover, synthetic chemicals may include picaridin, DEET and IR3535. Wide range of mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue, malaria, Zika virus, yellow fever, chikungunya and others, promotes the growth of mosquito repellents market during the forecast period of 2017-2025.
Wide adoption of natural based mosquito repellents to avoid problems such as allergies, skin rashes and others, creates a huge demand of the market. Moreover, other factors such as government scheme for disease control program and rising health awareness drive the market growth of mosquito repellents, several campaigns launched by the governments in various countries across the globe, to spread awareness and educate people about the water-borne diseases, are also expected to augment the growth of the mosquito’s repellent market over the forecasted period. In addition to this, hoardings and advertisement of mosquito repellents on television, newspapers, billboards and internet is further presumed to boost the growth of the market in the coming years.
The mosquito’s repellent market in the report is segmented by productsuch as creams & oil, spray, vaporizer, coil, mat and others.Moreover, based on distribution channel, the market has been segmented as supermarkets/ hypermarkets, convenience stores, online market, specialty stores and others.The global mosquitos repellent market has been moreover segmented geographically into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Latin America.
Rising focus on health and high adoption of repellents such as creams & oils, mats, vaporizer and coils among consumers, are propelling the growth of mosquito’s repellent market around the world. Innovation of products done by key vendors has made the market more demanding in recent years. However, toxic chemicals and gases coming out from mosquito repellents is assumed to hinder the growth of the mosquito’s repellent market. Mosquito repellent coils carry dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and other harmful compounds which make consumers prone to cancer, infertility and miscarriage. Moreover, long time usage of mosquito repellents can also lead to coughing, sneezing, skin irritations, rashes, and allergies. These are some of thefactors which may pose a threat to the mosquito repellent market in the nearby future.
Some of the major players in the global mosquito’s repellent market include Dabur International, Godrej Household Products Ltd., Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., Enesis Group, Coghlans Ltd. and few likely to be named.
Global Mosquitos Repellent Market: By Product
Global Mosquitos Repellent Market: By Distribution Channel
Global Mosquitos Repellent Market: By Geography