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Insect Growth Regulators Market

Insect Growth Regulators Market

Organic Insect Growth Regulators to Stimulate the Demand for Insect Growth Regulators Market during 2021-2031

Insect Growth Regulators Market
  • Aug-2021
  • List of Tables : 108
  • List of Figures : 81
  • 170 Pages
  • Consumer Goods

Market Snapshot

According to Fact.MR, a market research and analysis provider, the insect regulator market is expected to foresee a growth of around 7% CAGR in the assessment period 2021-2031.

The growth in the agricultural sector and the demand for food has increased by leaps and bounds. This, in turn, expects the food quality to be good.  Thus, the use of insect growth regulators has increased. The insect growth regulator market is anticipated to surpass a market value of US$ 1.7 Bn by 2031.

Key Points Covered in Insect Growth Regulators Industry Analysis

  • Market estimates and forecast 2016-2031
  • Key drivers and restraints impacting market growth
  • Segment-wise, Country-wise, and Region-wise Analysis
  • Competition Mapping and Benchmarking
  • Market Share Analysis
  • Key Product Innovations and Regulatory Climate
  • COVID-19 Impact on Insect Growth Regulators Market and How to Navigate
  • Recommendation on Key Winning Strategies

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Consumption Analysis of Insect Growth Regulators from 2016 to 2020 Vs Future Projections 2021-2031

As per Fact.MR, historically, from 2016 to 2020 the insect growth regulators industry surpassed a market value of over US$ 800 Mn in 2020, growing at over 5% CAGR.

The growing agricultural sector across the globe is propelling the demand for insect growth regulators. In addition, the ease and usability factor of aerosol insect growth regulators is boosting the acceptance of insect growth regulators.

Thus, the insect growth regulator market is expected to surpass a market value of US$ 1.7 Bn and a CAGR of 7% in the forecast period 2021-2031.

Will Organic Insect Growth Regulators Bolster Demand?

Insect growth regulators are witnessing high demand in agriculture and food storage owing to their efficacy in controlling growth of pests and insects. Manufacturers are increasingly targeting development of organic and sustainable insect growth regulators, amid rising concerns regarding use of chemical regulators on the environment.

The market is bolstered by the ability of insect growth regulators to target a narrow spectrum of insects. Insect growth regulators can be used in conjunction with other pest control systems, which further intensifies its demand.

A rise in temperatures is leading to proliferation of insects and pests which in turn creates a highly conducive environment for growth of insect regulators market.Fact.MR forecasts that the global market for insect growth regulators is to expand at a CAGR of about 7% between 2021 and 2031.

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Why are Commercial Food Products Manufacturers Adopting Insect Growth Regulators?

Organizations such as the FDA and Food Safety - EU commission have established maximum residual limits of pesticides in food products. Traditional pesticides such as DDT and Nitrofen have a maximum residue limit (MRL) of 0.001 µg/Kg, while conventional insect growth regulators such as pyriproxyfen and methoprene have MRL of 1.0 and 0.02 µg/Kg.

The introduction of strict regulations has made the food products manufacturers make a shift from traditional pesticides to sustainable insect growth regulators.

Country-wise Analysis

What Growth Prospects Abound across the U.S Market?

High spending capabilities of North Americans on pet care and health products has kept the market for insect growth regulators in a steady growth category. Advanced formulations developed by companies has increased the cost of insect growth regulators but stable economic condition offsets the price rise.

The presence of prominent companies in the region also provides a small decrease in price due to reduced costs of logistics. The market in North America for insect growth regulators will create an incremental opportunity of around US$ 65 Mn from 2021-2031.

Why are Insect Growth Regulators Popular in Asia-Pacific?

India and China are the largest countries with regard to agricultural output. In addition, the increasing population in the region is concerned about food quality and health. Both countries will collectively yield over 65% revenue in the forthcoming years.

The region is also focusing on eco-friendly solutions that would not harm the environment or humans. Thus, Asia is gaining traction for insect growth regulators. 

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Category-wise Insights

Why is Demand for Aerosol Insect Growth Regulators Increasing?

Aerosol insect growth regulators are gaining popularity as they are extremely easy to use. Manufacturers of insect growth regulators are focusing on eco-friendly packaging that would be suitable for residential use.

 In addition, unlike liquid insect growth regulators, aerosols do not leave marks that are difficult to clean. Aerosol insect growth regulators’ ability to reach difficult areas to kill insects is making it a viable option to use. A CAGR of around 5% is projected for this segment.

Are Pet Care Concerns Bolstering Demand for Insect Growth Regulators?      

Efforts by organizations such as PETA and the World Pet Association to promote animal welfare has gained traction with an increasing number of pets such as dogs and cats being adopted. These numbers have risen by 2% and 1% in the last decade. Along with household pets, livestock and animal husbandry have also seen a prolific rise.

As animals are prone to insect infestation, demand for insect growth regulators which are specially prepared and safe for household pets and livestock has witnessed a significant momentum. On this premise, the market share for pet and livestock pest control is expected to account for nearly 40% through 2031.

Competitive Landscape

Key players in the insect growth regulators industry are focusing on inventing products that would stop the growth of insects at earlier stages. Thus, manufacturers are constantly innovating and upgrading solutions that would be suitable for different purposes too.

Major chemical companies are venturing into the insect growth regulators market with product offerings ranging from traditional chitin synthesis inhibitors to novel anti-juvenile hormone agents.

Many small-scale companies have established operations in various regions such as China, India, and Brazil, etc. where they are manufacturing insect growth regulators with hundreds of different formulations, which have different selectivity for a range of insects and show varied results depending upon the species of insects the products are used on.

  • Bayer, for example, in December 2018, received WHO pre-qualification for Fludora Fusion, an insect growth regulator to combat malaria-causing mosquitoes
  • Syngenta, in April 2019, announced that their new insect growth regulators having a novel mode of action to address malarial vectors, and are currently under the primary phase of research.

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Report Scope



Forecast Period


Historical Data Available for


Market Analysis

US$ Mn for Value & ‘000 Units for Volume

Key Regions Covered

  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania 
  • Middle East & Africa

Key Countries Covered

  • U.S
  • Canada
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Australia
  • New Zealand
  • GCC
  • South Africa

Key Market Segments Covered

  • Type
  • Form
  • Application
  • Region

Key Companies Profiled

  • Bayer
  • Nufarm
  • Valent USA
  • McLaughlin Gormley King
  • Helm Agro
  • Syngenta
  • Adama
  • Sumitomo Chemical Company
  • Dow Chemical Company


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Key Segments Covered

  • Type

    • Anti-juvenile Insect Growth Regulators
    • Chitin Synthesis Insect Growth Inhibitors
    • Juvenile Hormone Analogs & Mimics Insect Growth Inhibitors
  • By Form

    • Liquid Insect Growth Regulators
    • Aerosol Insect Growth Regulators
    • Bait Insect Growth Regulators
  • By Application

    • Insect Growth Regulators for Agriculture & Gardens
    • Insect Growth Regulators for Commercial Pest Control
    • Insect Growth Regulators for Livestock Pest Control
    • Insect Growth Regulators for Other Applications

Insect Growth Regulators Market- Scope of Report

A recent study by Fact.MR on the insect growth regulators market offers a 10-year forecast for 2021 to 2031. The study analyzes crucial trends that are currently determining the growth of the market. This report explicates on vital dynamics, such as the drivers, restraints, and opportunities for key market players along with key stakeholders as well as emerging players associated with offering insect growth regulators.

The study also provides the dynamics responsible for influencing the future status of the insect growth regulators market over the forecast period. A detailed assessment of value chain analysis, business execution, and supply chain analysis across regional markets has been covered in the report.

A list of prominent companies operating in the insect growth regulators market, along with their product portfolios, enhances the reliability of this comprehensive research study.

Report Summary

The study offers comprehensive analysis on diverse features, including production capacities, demand, product developments, revenue generation, and sales of insect growth regulators across the globe.

A comprehensive estimate on the market has been provided through an optimistic as well as a conservative scenario, taking into account the sales of insect growth regulators during the forecast period. Price point comparison by region with global average price is also considered in the study.

Key Questions Answered in Report

  • Which are the most lucrative insect growth regulators markets?
  • Which factors will impact the growth of insect growth regulators?
  • How will changing trends impact the strategies of market players?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities across regions?
  • Which companies are leading the insect growth regulators industry?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the market?

Analysis on Market Size Evaluation

The market has been analyzed for each segment in terms of volume (‘000 Units) and value (US$ Mn).

Estimates at global and regional levels for insect growth regulators are available in terms of “US$ Mn” for value and in “‘000 Units” for volume. A Y-o-Y growth contrast on prominent market segments, along with market attractiveness evaluation, has been incorporated in the report. Furthermore, absolute dollar opportunity analysis of all the segments adds prominence to the report. Absolute dollar opportunity plays a crucial role in assessing the level of opportunity that a manufacturer/distributor can look to achieve, along with identifying potential resources, considering the sales and distribution perspective in the global insect growth regulators market.

Inspected Assessment on Regional Segments

Key sections have been elaborated in the report, which have helped deliver projections on regional markets. These chapters include regional macros (political, economic, and business environment outlook), which are expected to have a momentous influence on the growth of the insect growth regulators during the forecast period.

Country-specific valuation on demand for insect growth regulators has been offered for each region, along with market scope estimates and forecasts, price index, and impact analysis of the dynamics of prominence in regions and countries. For all regional markets, Y-o-Y growth estimates have also been incorporated in the report.

Detailed breakup in terms of value & volume for emerging countries has also been included in the report.

In-depth Analysis on Competition Analysis

The report sheds light on leading manufacturers of insect growth regulators, along with their detailed profiles. Essential and up-to-date data related to market performers who are principally engaged in offering insect growth regulators has been brought with the help of a detailed dashboard view. Market share analysis and comparison of prominent players provided in the report permits report readers to take preemptive steps in advancing their businesses.

Company profiles have been included in the report, which include essentials such as product portfolios and key strategies, along with all-inclusive SWOT analysis on each player. Company presence is mapped and presented through a matrix for all the prominent players, thus providing readers with actionable insights, which helps in thoughtfully presenting the market status, and predicting the competition level in the insect growth regulators domain. 

Research Methodology

In Fact.MR’s study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the insect growth regulators industry, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the drawn conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the preparation of the market study include statistics from governmental organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, all of whom have contributed to the development of the research report as a primary resource.

- FAQs -

The insect growth regulators surpassed around US$ 800 Mn in 2020

From 2016 to 2020, sales of insect growth regulators grew at a CAGR of 5%

The insect growth regulators industry is expected to surpass 7% CAGR from 2021-2031

The insect growth regulators market will gain market value of nearly US$ 1.7 Bn by 2031

Growing agricultural sector and environmentally friendly regulators are driving insect growth regulators sales.

Asia is expected to be the most lucrative market, with India and China likely to contribute 65% revenue

The U.S is expected to generate incremental opportunity worth US$ 65 Mn by 2031

Bayer, Nufarm, Valent USA, McLaughlin Gormley King, Helm Agro, Syngenta, Adama, Sumitomo Chemical Company, Dow Chemical Company are some prominent manufacturers.

Livestock pest control will stimulate major demand, accounting for nearly 40% demand

Aerosols are likely to witness high growth, expanding at around 5% CAGR until 2031

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