Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Household insecticides are used to repel, and/or kill insects such as mosquitoes, bed bugs, house flies, cockroaches, and ants in residential complexes or houses. Household insecticides are either synthetic or organic chemicals , or a combination of both types of chemicals.


Bug bites from certain species of spiders, wasps, and red ants are harmful and can cause life-threatening diseases. Household insecticides are one of the most-effective measures for preventing deadly diseases such as malaria and dengue. 


Based on the type of product, the global household insecticides market can be broadly categorized into spray/aerosol insecticides, mosquito coils, baits, electric vaporizers, and others. Based on chemical composition, the household insecticides market can be classified as malathion, carbaryl, pyrethrin, and others. The spray/aerosol insecticides segment is amongst the largest segments of the household insecticides market in developed countries of North America and Europe. Coil type household insecticides are the dominant in emerging economies of Asia Pacific region.  


The household insecticides market is driven by numerous factors . Growing awareness among consumers regarding disease control and preventative approaches is one of the most dominant drivers of the global household insecticides market. Rising demand for household insecticides in emerging countries owing to rapid urbanization has boosted  growth of household insecticides in recent years. Bio-based insecticides have been gaining popularity, thus creating opportunities for the global household insecticides market.


The toxicity level of the household insecticides has been increasing , primarily due to the the growing immunity level of the insect. Due to the increased toxicity levels, household insecticides may cause serious health threats from extended exposure to the odor or harmful chemical emissions. The odor of the household insecticides can lead to health problems such as nausea, dizziness, and other respiratory problems. The adverse effects of the odor of the household insecticides are one of the major challenges for the global household insecticides market. 


Asia Pacific has the largest market for household insecticides due to rising urbanization and increasing awareness regarding home pest control in emerging economies such as India and China. It is followed by North America and Europe. Based on geography, China, the U.S., India, Japan, and the U.K are the some of the largest markets for household insecticides.


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Asia Pacific is also the fastest-growing market for household insecticides followed by North America and Europe. Various regulatory measures formulated by international organizations such as by US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on manufacturing and usage of household insecticides are boosting growth in this region. 


Some of the major companies operating in the global household insecticides market include The Dow Chemical Company, SC Johnson & Son, Reckitt Benckiser, Spectrum Brands, Spotless Group, Natural Insecto Product, and Jyoti Laboratories. Some of the other Key players include FMC Agricultural Solutions, Joh Alex Niernsee, Natural Insecto Product, Scotts Celaflor, and Earth Chemical and Scientific, Bharat Group, Gharda Chemicals, Ltd., Godrej, and Aristo Biotech & Science Pvt., Ltd.


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Key geographies evaluated in this report are:


  • North America
    • U.S
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK
    • Eastern Europe
    • CIS
  • APAC
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • Others
  • Latin America
    • Argentina
    • Brazil
    • Others

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  • Drivers, restraints, and challenges shaping the Household Insecticides market dynamics
  • Latest innovations and key events in the industry
  • Analysis of business strategies of the top players
  • Household Insecticides market estimates and forecasts(2015 -2021)

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