Polyhexanide’s Demand to receive big Boost from Mounting Public Concerns about Foodborne Diseases

Polyhexanide (also known as Polyhexamethylene biguanide hydrochloride or polyaminopropyl biguanide (PHMB), has risen in popularity due to the utilization of its antimicrobial properties in a wide range of industries. It is used extensively as an antiseptic and disinfectant. Scores of in-viro studies have established the clinical efficacy and safety of polyhexanide. For instance, numerous studies have reiterated on the increased efficacy of polyhexanide for gram-negative bacteria, gram-positive bacteria, and Candida albicans. Several trials have also explored the promise of the compound in applications in industries such as food, agriculture, food processing, logistics, and automobiles.

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The rising demand for antiseptic creams in hospitals in various countries is a key factor driving the polyhexanide market. They are effective against a wide range of microorganisms. The demand for polyhexanide has been receiving a massive thrust from the constant efforts of the chemical industries to meet environmentally-friendly biocides. This makes the use increasingly lucrative in applications that focus on disinfection, cleaning, and hygiene. Thus, there is a substantial demand for the application of polyhexanide in personal care products, contact lens solutions, and hand washes. Substantial advances made to bolster the biocide activity of polyhexanide bode well for the market.

Adherence to Rigorous Cleaning Regimes in Healthcare Institutions bolsters Uptake

The global polyhexanide market is receiving a solid momentum from the constant regulatory focus on adhering to rigorous cleaning regimes by using effective disinfectants. These regimes are attracting businesses in the food and beverages processing, healthcare, and hospitality industries to adopt strict antimicrobial cleaning routines. This has fueled the growth in the polyhexanide market. The trend is noticeable in developed regions, notably in North America, and to some extent in developing region of Asia Pacific.

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Moreover, globally mounting public concerns about foodborne diseases and hospital acquired infections (HAI) are forming a viable ground for abundant opportunities for market players to tap into. Furthermore, the rising concern of antibiotic resistance is also expected to bolster the demand for polyhexanide.

Author: Rohit Bhisey

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