Isopropanol: Impact of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has had a profound impact on the demand for isopropanol. Fill out the form to read our article on the impacts of COVID-19 on the isopropanol market so far, and the likely impacts in the future.

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The COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 has had a profound impact on the demand for isopropanol. It has been at the forefront of the battle against COVID-19. Hand sanitizers, medical wipes, and surface cleaners with high percentages of alcohol content (typically above 60%) are effective disinfectants against the virus. These products are based on isopropanol or ethanol, both alcohols provide the same disinfectant properties, if they are used in high enough concentrations. The economic consequences of this global lockdown are well publicized and have been devastating. Some industries have benefited from the present situation, such as online retailers, suppliers of products and services to the medical sector, and surfactant, disinfectant, cleaning and hygiene products. Many other industries have suffered unprecedented declines in the first half of 2020. Read our full article to learn more about the impacts to the Isopropanol market.

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