According to type, the market share leader is the quaternary ammonium compounds segment. Quaternary ammonium compounds are produced by alkylating tertiary amines with halocarbons. Quaternary ammonium compounds (QACs) are used as active ingredients in more than 200 disinfectants that the U.S. EPA currently recommends using to inactivate the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus. Given the severity of the pandemic, usage of these substances in residential, commercial, and industrial settings has probably increased and will probably continue to rise.
Regionally, North America held the largest revenue Disinfectants market share for in 2019, accounting for 37% of the total Disinfectants market. Europe and the Asia-Pacific region came in second and third, respectively. The demand for disinfectants in the area is being fueled by growing government initiatives on water treatment to provide safe drinking water.
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