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Manufacturer of in Kopxylenol (PCMX) Latin America, Asia, Europe and USA

Kopxylenol (PCMX)
Antiseptic used in hand wash, body wash and soaps.

The global antiseptics and disinfectants market was expected to witness high growth over the forecast period due to increasing percentage of hospitals and advanced health care facilities across the globe. In addition, new generations interest towards precaution over the flu, bacterial and viral infections will probably increase the demand for antiseptics and disinfectants.

Antibacterial ingredients work specifically targeting and killing harmful bacteria, which are then removed with water and rinsed down the drain. It is important to note that antimicrobial products are designed to kill bacteria.

Kopxylenol (PCMX) acts as a broad spectrum antibacterial agent. It acts as a preservative at lower concentration. It is an effective and highly-efficient disinfectant and cleanser. It has large potency to gram-positive and fair active against gram-negative and other micro-organisms. It has good chemical stability and doesn’t lose activity in normal storage conditions. It is sparingly soluble in water, but soluble in alkaline solution and organic solvents. Kopxylenol finds application in formulating anti-septic liquids, talcum powder and personal-care products.

The growth is mainly attributed due to the presence of a large number of hospitals coupled with an increase in the number of medical professionals across the globe. Hospitals and healthcare segment is expected to experience significant growth within the forecast period due to the outbreak of infectious diseases such as swine flu and avian flu which has triggered the use of antiseptics and disinfectants products market in developing countries. Domestic use of antiseptics and disinfectant is also expected to experience significant growth due to increasing public awareness regarding the potential dangers of microbial infections.

The global antiseptic and disinfectant market has been accounted for USD 5.55 billion in 2015 and is expected to reach USD 8.10 by 2021, growing at a CAGR of around 6.7% between 2017 and 2021.

Toxicology Data

No observed adverse effect levels (NOAEL) were established from chronic toxicity studies, specifically a carcinogenicity study that found no cancer excess (18 mg/kg-day) and studies of developmental and reproductive toxicity (100 mg/kg-day).
Regulatory Status

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