Medical Protective Clothing Market by Application (Cleanroom Clothing, Radiation Protection, Viral Protection, and Chemical Protection), Type (Disposable and Reusable), Product (Suits/Coveralls, Gloves, Aprons, Facemasks &Hats, Protective Eyewear & Clean room Goggles, Footwear &Overshoes,and Wipes) - Global Analysis & Forecast 2020-2030
Report ID : 300 | Published Date : Apr 2020 | Pages : 160 | Region : Global | Report Code : HC-OTH-2
Medical Protective Clothing Market Overview and Introduction
Protective clothing is specifically designedto protect personnel from hazards that are caused by extreme environmental conditions and dangerous work environments. It protects against hostile environments;for instance thermal, biological, chemical,andballistic.It is an essential gear; not only to protect medical professionals from pathogens but also to protect patients from possible contamination due tonon-sterile garments.According to the WHO, it may also protect patients who are athigh risk for contracting infections during surgical procedures or who have a medical condition, such as an immunodeficiency, from being exposed to substances or potentially infectious material brought in by visitors and healthcare workers. Thus, these are highly recommended as a precautionary measure in the ongoing fight against COVID-19.
The global medical protective clothing marketis majorly driven by the strict regulatory standards pertaining to patient safety. For instance, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hasbeen at the forefront of publishing standards to ensurecontinual improvement of health &safety at workplaces. Other organizations, such as APIC (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) and AAMI (Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation), offer widely accepted classification systems for use of protective apparel based on the surroundings. Moreover, growth in biotechnology and healthcare spending is resulting in increased spending on medical protective clothing.According to The National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA), healthcare spending in the U.S. grew by 4.6 percent in 2018, reaching US$3.6 trillion or US$11,172 per person. These factorsare anticipated to propel market growth during the forecast period. However, with the advancement in the field of medical science there is an increased demand for outsourcing and automation. This coupled with prohibitive pricing is expected to hinder the market growth to a certain extent.
The global medical protective clothing market has been segmented into the following categories -application, type, and product.
Medical Protective Clothing Market By Application
Based onapplication, themarket can besegmented into clean room clothing, radiation protection, viral protection, and chemical protection.Clean room clothingwilldominate the market during the forecast period owing to its wide range of applications. Also, due to the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, there is arise in the demand for cleanroom clothing globally.
Medical Protective Clothing Market By Type
Based ontype, themarket can be segmented into disposable and reusable. The disposable clothing type accounted for the largest market share owing to the fact that disposable garments and products are the economic alternatives to fabrics. Also, disposable clothing type is a convenient optionfor lab technicians and others who are needed to maintain sterile environments or otherwise require protection from contaminants, resulting in the high demand for such clothing.
Medical Protective Clothing Market By Product
Based onproduct, the market can be segmented into suits/coveralls, gloves, aprons, facemasks &hats, protective eyewear &cleanroom goggles, footwear &overshoes, and wipes. Thefacemasks &hatssegmentdominated the marketas these are used in hospitals and nursing homes by the doctors and other staff to prevent the spread of diseases.Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, wearing facemasksandproper hand hygiene areconsidered effective against transmission.
Medical Protective Clothing Market By Region
Based on region, the global medical protective clothing marketcan be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (ROW).North America dominated the market owing to factors such as developments in the field of medical science, rising government funding for boosting the healthcare facilities and presence of major players. Additionally, increasing incidents of infectious diseases along with the rising number ofCOVID-19 cases in the region are further contributing to the overall market growth in the this region.
Medical Protective Clothing Market Prominent Players
Some of the key players operating in theglobal medical protective clothing market includeDuPont., KCWW., ANSELL LTD., 3M, Honeywell International Inc.,Lakeland Inc., Irudek, Berkshire Corporation., Kappler, Inc., Tronex International, Inc., and others.