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Low-Foaming Detergent Market

Market Insights on Low-Foaming Detergent covering sales outlook, demand forecast & up-to-date key trends

Low-Foaming Detergent Market by Product Type, Technique, Matter, Distribution Channel, Region | Forecast 2023 to 2033

Low-Foaming Detergent Market Snapshot (2023 to 2033)

The global low-foaming detergent market was anticipated to reach a valuation of US$ 15.8 Billion in the year 2022. With a robust CAGR of 5.7% from 2023 to 2033, this market is expected to reach US$ 16.70 Billion by 2023 and US$ 29.07 Billion by 2033.

The need for low-foaming detergents is increasing due to properties including foaming and foam stability, wetting, emulsification, and dispersion. Throughout the forecast period, market growth is anticipated to be driven by the widespread use of these detergents in pigment stabilization in coating formulations for industrial, automotive, and architectural paints. Nonionic detergents can be used in a variety of environments without losing their effectiveness. These detergents are therefore frequently utilized throughout the world.

Moreover, it is anticipated that the market for non-ionic detergents would expand as a consequence of several governments promoting eco-friendly initiatives. When coupled with other detergents, non-ionic detergents are frequently used for industrial cleaning purposes. Demand for greener and more sustainable products is anticipated to be the latest trend in the low-foaming detergents market.

low-foaming detergents are widely used in household and healthcare cleaning products as floor cleaners, carpet cleaners, dishwasher detergents, laundry detergents, and many kinds of fabric softeners. Moreover, they are unaffected by water hardness. They are utilized in face washes, shampoos, and skincare creams because they have antibacterial characteristics, foaming and conditioning capabilities, moderate detergency activities, and preservation properties in personal care applications. The market for the product is anticipated to increase because of the rising demand for home healthcare goods throughout the world.

Non-ionic detergents are frequently employed in combination with other detergents in commercial cleaning applications. The market for low-foaming detergents is expected to see a recent trend toward greener and more sustainable detergents. Companies are shifting to the production of low-foaming detergents using natural and biodegradable substances. Due to technical improvements, producers of laundry detergent now employ rapeseed oil, a non-GMO component that has advantages due to its low-foaming capabilities. Such new innovative products are expected to bring in more demand in the global low-foaming detergents market during the forecast period.

In 2022, China was the biggest user of detergents in the Asia-Pacific region, and it is anticipated that it will keep up its lead throughout the period. The product's growth is being fueled by a significant shift in lifestyle and a broad range of applications, especially in India and China. The rise is supported by rising disposable income as well as purchasing power, which has raised the demand for low-foaming detergent in the healthcare sector. The rise is also supported by rising disposable income as well as purchasing power, which has raised the demand for low-foaming detergent in the healthcare sector.

Various new products are gaining traction in the global low-foaming detergents market owing to their effectiveness. For instance, Ecolab OptiPro Multi-Enzymatic low-foaming Detergent is a low-foaming, neutral pH, multi-enzymatic detergent designed for use on fiber optics, endoscopes, and other medical devices in hospitals and other healthcare facilities. This product is not intended for use as a high-level sterilant or disinfectant for medical equipment. Its three enzymes (amylase, protease, and lipase) are combined in an optimum way with a detergent to provide the best cleaning performance while requiring less manual effort, speeding up turnaround times, and reducing costs. Such products will surely speed up sales in the global low-foaming detergents market during the forecast period.

Data Point

Key Statistics

Expected Market value in 2023

US$ 16.70 Billion

Expected Market value in 2033

US$ 29.07 Billion

Growth Rate (2023 to 2033)

5.7% from 2023 to 2033

Low-foaming detergents are made of natural and synthetic alcohols. Low-foaming detergents market has increased demand due to strong washing performance and less foaming characteristics. Low-foaming detergents possess a tendency to clean particulates, residues, oil, dirt, chemicals, solvents, and resins.

Low-foaming detergent generates less foam as compared to normal detergent and majorly used in automatic cleansers. The low-foaming detergent market was estimated to be approximately USD 14 billion in 2019 and expected to grow at steady CAGR in the coming decade.

COVID 19 has slowed down manufacturing process in the low-foaming detergent market impacting business. There has been a disruption of supply chain activities amid pandemic due to lockdown in many regions. However, the low-foaming detergent market is expected to observe high demand during the forecast period as an impact of COVID 19.

The rise in demand for maintaining hygiene to avoid the spread of infections will increase demand for the low-foaming detergent market in-home care, hospitals as well as commercial establishments.

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Low-Foaming Detergent Market: Drivers and Restraints

The rise in the number of application areas like hospitals, agrochemicals, textile, metal cleaning and many more will lead to expansion of the low-foaming detergent market during the forecast period. Better durability and sustainability of low-foaming detergent increases demand in the market.

Less price of the product increases its preference as compared to other cleaning solvent and contributing the low-foaming detergent market growth. Increased demand for cleansing material will have a positive impact on low-foaming detergent market growth. Increased number of competitors hinders the growth of the low-foaming detergent market. Strict regulations by the government on using toxic chemical can hamper the growth of the low-foaming detergent market.

Low-Foaming Detergent Market: Overview

With an increased focus on cleanliness and disinfection, the low-foaming detergent market will observe substantial growth. Non-ionic type generates the highest revenue for a low-foaming detergent market. Ultrasonic cleaning technique contributes to the highest revenue share in the low-foaming detergent market.

Whereas, the liquid form is the most common state of matter due to ease insolubility in low-foaming detergent market. The powder form is second most preferred among low-foaming detergents.

Based on the distribution channel, retail stores generate the highest revenue for low-foaming detergent market followed by departmental stores. Online sales are expected to grow with high CAGR during the forecast period due to increased penetration of e-commerce activities.

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Low-Foaming Detergent Market: Region-wise Outlook

North America will continue to dominate the low-foaming detergent market in the coming decade. North America has major key players of the low-foaming detergent market-based in its region contributing the highest revenue. The rise in hygiene concern among the population of North America will lead to the growth of the market.

Europe is the second-highest revenue-generating region in low-foaming detergent market. Increase in consumption of low-foaming detergent to reduce the risk towards the spread of infection has led to market growth in the region.

Asia-Pacific is most lucrative for the low-foaming detergent market with increased product penetration and population in the region. Increased commercialization in the region leads to a rise in demand for the low-foaming detergent market during the forecast period. Whereas, the Middle East and Africa are still an untapped market for low-foaming detergent due to poor economic conditions.

Low-Foaming Detergent Market: Key Market Participants

Major players in the low-foaming detergent market include

  • Croda
  • Unger Fabrikker
  • Akzonobel
  • Kao
  • Solvay
  • Galaxy Surfactants
  • Air Products
  • Chemicals
  • Clariant
  • Wilbur-Ellis Company
  • Evonik
  • Stepan Company
  • Oxiteno SA
  • Ensapol
  • Helena Chemical Company

The research report on low-foaming detergent market presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains thoughtful insights, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry-validated market data.

It also contains projections using a suitable set of assumptions and methodologies. The research report on low-foaming detergent market provides analysis and information according to market segments such as geographies, application, and industry.

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  • Market Segments
  • Market Dynamics
  • Market Size
  • Supply & Demand
  • Current Trends/Issues/Challenges
  • Competition & Companies involved
  • Technology
  • Value Chain

Regional analysis includes

  • North America (USA, Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico. Brazil)
  • Western Europe (Germany, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Spain)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (India, ASEAN, Australia & New Zealand)
  • China
  • Japan
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries, S. Africa, Northern Africa)

The report is a compilation of first-hand information, qualitative and quantitative assessment by industry analysts, inputs from industry experts and industry participants across the value chain.

The report provides in-depth analysis of parent market trends, macro-economic indicators and governing factors along with market attractiveness as per segments. The report also maps the qualitative impact of various market factors on market segments and geographies.

Low-Foaming Detergent Market: Segmentation

By Product Type:

  • Non-ionic
  • Amphoteric
  • Cationic

By Technique:

  • Manual
  • Soak
  • Scrub
  • Ultrasonic cleaning

By Matter:

  • Liquid
  • Powder
  • Tablet

By Distribution channel:

  • Departmental stores
  • Hypermarket
  • Superstores
  • Pharmacy
  • Online sales

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