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Insect repellents are used to repel mosquitoes, ticks, flies, and other biting insects. Mosquitoes can transmit diseases such as Zika, Malaria, and West Nile virus. Ticks can transmit Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and other diseases. For protection against mosquito bites, formulations containing DEET (N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide), icaridin (sold under the trade name Saltidin and formerly known as Bayrepel or KBR3023), ethyl butylacetylaminopropionate (IR3535) and citriodiol (p-menthane-3,8-diol) are available.

The global repellent chemicals (DEET, picaridin and IR3535) market size was valued at $177.93 million in 2019 and is projected to reach $227.45 million by 2026, registering a CAGR of 3.57% from 2020 to 2026. The major driving factors for the insect repellents market are rise in incidence of mosquito-borne diseases, rising health awareness, and government initiatives for mosquito control.

The repellent chemicals market is segmented on the basis of product, application, and region. The report offers a breakdown of market shares by product, including DEET, Picaridin, IR3535. By application, the repellent chemicals market is classified into Household, Public, Military. On the basis of region, the repellent chemicals industry is analyzed across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America and MEA (the Middle East, and Africa).

By Product:

  • DEET
  • Picaridin
  • IR3535



By Application:

  • Household
  • Public
  • Military



By region, the market is analyzed across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East & Africa and South America. This report forecasts revenue growth at global, regional & country level from 2020 to 2026.

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico, etc.)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, etc.)
  • Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, etc.)
  • Middle East & Africa (Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Egypt, Nigeria, UAE, Israel, South Africa, etc.)
  • South America (Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, etc.)



The market research report covers the analysis of key stake holders of the global repellent chemicals market. Some of the leading players profiled in the report include:

  • Vertellus Holdings LLC
  • Clariant AG
  • Jiangsu Panoxi Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical Group Co., Ltd.
  • Jintan Xilin Pharmaceutical Raw Material Co., Ltd.
  • Zhejiang Yingxin Chemical Co., Ltd.*
  • Huaian Liebang Kangtai Chemical Co., Ltd.**
  • Hunan Xuetian Fine Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Qingdao Benzo Chemical Company Limited
  • Changzhou Jinweida Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Lanxess AG
  • Shanghai Herochem Corporation
  • Changzhou Shanfeng Chemical Co., Ltd.
  • Merck KGaA
  • Hunan Xuetian Fine Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.
  • Shanghai Shengnong Pesticide Co., Ltd.
  • Guangzhou Sunlane New Material Co., Ltd.
  • Taicang Rongde Biotechnology Research Institute
  • Ji’an Shenghai Natural Plant Oil Co., Ltd.


*list is not exhaustive, request free sample to get a complete list of companies

The base year of the study is 2019, and forecasts run up to 2026.

Research Objective

  • To analyze and forecast the market size of global repellent chemicals market.
  • To classify and forecast global repellent chemicals market based on product, application, and region.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for global repellent chemicals market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in global repellent chemicals market.
  • To conduct pricing analysis for global repellent chemicals market.
  • To identify and analyze the profile of leading players operating in global repellent chemicals market.



The report is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as manufacturers and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities. Key target audience are:

  • Manufacturers of repellent chemicals
  • Raw material suppliers
  • Market research and consulting firms
  • Government bodies such as regulating authorities and policy makers
  • Organizations, forums and alliances related to repellent chemicals