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Hydrogen Peroxide Market to Reach $2.20 Billion by 2028; Hydrogen Peroxide’s Wide Applicability to Amplify Market Growth

November 25, 2021 | Chemicals & Materials

The global hydrogen peroxide market size is projected to gain striking growth by reaching USD 2.20 billion by 2028. Fortune Business Insights™, in its report titled “Hydrogen Peroxide Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Grade (<35% and >35%), By Type (Disinfectant, Bleaching Agent and Others), By Application (Pulp & Paper, Chemical Synthesis, Textile Bleaching, Water Purification, Home & Personal Care and Specialty Applications), and Regional Forecast, 2021-2028”, observes that the market size stood at USD 1.64 billion in 2020 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 3.8% between 2021 and 2028. Hydrogen peroxide provides a myriad of functions across household, industrial, and commercial applications. The wide applicability of the product due to high versatility is expected to be the prime factor driving the market growth in the upcoming years.

Solvay S.A.’s New Hydrogen Peroxide Packing and Dilution Plant in Vietnam to Amplify Market Growth

In June 2020, Solvay Peroxides Vietnam, a business unit of Solvay S.A., commenced production at its new packing and dilution plant in Phuc Lang Industrial Zone. The plant has a capacity of approximately 24 kilotons per year and will provide international standard quality products for specialty and textile applications across Vietnam. It is the first Vietnam-based industrial facility of the Solvay Group. The company aims to utilize returnable packaging to contribute to the circular economy and sustainability. The plant is built in alignment with environmental and health safety standards.

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A myriad of Applications to Augment Growth of the Market

Hydrogen peroxide is widely used across different household, commercial and industrial applications. It is used as an antimicrobial and antiseptic agent in healthcare. Textile and paper industries benefit from its strong bleaching properties. It acts as an exemplary oxidizing and disinfecting agent in food, personal care, water purification, and home care applications. The product’s antimicrobial and bleaching properties are useful in instant tea, cheese manufacturing, and other applications in the food industry. Moreover, major businesses such as Mitsubishi Gas Chemicals Company and Solvay S.A. are investing in the production of super-pure grades for electronic applications in Taiwan and China. The myriad of applications is anticipated to bolster the global hydrogen peroxide market growth.

Key Players Adopt Inorganic Strategies to Garner Growth

The key players emphasize upscaling their production capacities to fulfill the increasing product demand globally. The businesses operating in the market are devising innovative growth strategies such as new product launches, technological developments, mergers, partnerships, acquisitions, and collaborations to accumulate growth in the market. For instance, Evonik Industries A.G. acquired PeroxyChem in February 2020 for USD 640 million. The company aims to strengthen its sustainable disinfectants portfolio across North America and the world.

Industry Developments-

  • June 2020: Solvay S.A. commenced production, packing, and dilution of H2O2 at its plant in Vietnam. The plant has a capacity of approximately 24 kilotons per year and will provide international standard quality products for specialty and textile applications across Vietnam.

List of Key Players in the Global Market-

  • Solvay S.A. (Belgium)

  • Evonik Industries A.G. (Germany)

  • Arkema S.A. (France)

  • Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company Inc. (Japan)

  • Kemira Oyj (Finland)

  • Taekwang Industrial Co., Ltd. (South Korea)

  • Thai Peroxide Ltd. (Thailand)

  • Hansol Chemical Co. Ltd. (South Korea)

  • OCI COMPANY Ltd. (South Korea)

  • Nouryan (Netherlands)

  • Indian Peroxide Ltd. (India)

  • Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd. (India)

Further Report Findings-

  • The market in Asia Pacific stood at USD 0.75 billion in 2020 and is expected to dominate the hydrogen peroxide market share in the forthcoming years. As per the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), Asia Pacific accounts for the largest production and consumption of paperboard and paper. The bleaching properties of the product create huge demand in the prospering textile industry across India, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and China. This factor is likely to boost the market growth in Asia Pacific.

  • According to the segmentation based on grade, >35% segment is anticipated to gain the largest share in the market. Concentrations of more than 35% find applications in wastewater treatment, textile, paper, and chemical applications. The rising adoption of higher concentrated products to achieve optimized results is anticipated to drive the segment's growth.

Table of Segmentation



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historical Period



Value (USD Billion) and Volume (Kilo Tons)


Grade, Type, Application and Geography

By Grade

  • <35%

  • >35%

By Type

  • Disinfectant

  • Bleaching Agent

  • Others

By Application

  • Pulp & Paper

  • Chemical Synthesis

  • Textile Bleaching

  • Water Purification

  • Home & Personal Care

  • Specialty Applications

By Region

  • North America (By Grade, By Type, By Application)

      • The U.S. (By Type)

      • Canada (By Type)

  • Europe (By Grade, By Type, By Application)

      • Germany (By Type)

      • U.K. (By Type)

      • France (By Type)

      • Italy (By Type)

      • Rest of Europe (By Type)

  • Asia Pacific (By Grade, By Type, By Application)

      • China (By Type)

      • India (By Type)

      • Japan (By Type)

      • ASEAN (By Type)

      • Rest of Asia Pacific (By Type)

  • Latin America (By Grade, By Type, By Application)

      • Brazil (By Type)

      • Mexico (By Type)

      • Rest of Latin America (By Type)

  • The Middle East & Africa (By Grade, By Type, By Application)

      • Middle East (By Type)

      • Africa (By Type)

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