DUBLIN, IRELAND - Research and Markets announced the addition of the Surface Disinfectant Market -Global Forecast to 2020 report to its offering.

According to the report, the global surface disinfectant market is expected to reach $542.55 million by 2020 from $312.17 million in 2015.

Surface disinfectants are used to clean hospital surfaces and patient-care surfaces. The scope of this market report includes disinfectants used for hospitalized patient care and other related applications.

The report segments the surface disinfectant market into the following product groups: hypochlorite, quaternary ammonium compounds, hydrogen peroxide, chlorhexidine gluconate, peracetic acid, chlorine dioxide, phenolic compounds, alcohols, iodine compounds and aldehydes. On the basis of formulation, the report is segmented into liquids, sprays and wipes. Based on geography, the global market is segmented into North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, and Middle East and Africa.

The major drivers for the market include increasing incidence of hospital-acquired infections and the growing number of surgical procedures. However, stringent regulatory requirements and compliance issues and saturation in developed economies act as a restraint for new entrants in the market. Sterilization and disinfection of advanced medical instruments is a challenge for this market growth.

For more information about the report, visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/w4kwxc/surface.