Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market by Material(Polypropylene, Polystyrene, and Polycarbonate), Type (Tie-band and Ear-loop), Distribution Channel (Hospital Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies, and Online Pharmacies)-Analysis & Forecast 2020 - 2030.
Report ID : 298 | Published Date : Apr 2020 | Pages : 180 | Region : Global | Report Code : MD-88
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market Overview and Introduction
Surgical and respiratory masks help provide respiratory protection against certain airborne biological particles as well as various contagious diseases.Surgical masks are disposable and fluid resistant to splash sprays, and spatter of blood that may contain germs (viruses and bacteria).Medical surgical masks are a loose-fitting, disposable devices, particularly worn by medical professionals. Surgical masks are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), while N95 respirator is approved by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
Rising prevalence of various infectious &airborne diseases and increasing concerns regarding the protection of healthcare professionals from the contagious diseases serves as one of the major boosters’for the growth of the global surgical andrespiratorymasks market. Growing focus towards preventing hospital-acquired infections has further contributed to the growth of the targeted market.
The global surgical and respiratory masks market can besegmented intomaterial, type, distribution channel, and regions.
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market By Material
Based on material, the market is segmented into polypropylene, polystyrene, and polycarbonate and others.Polypropylene material is expected to hold the largest market share. Polypropylene is the most preferred material for the face mask as these masks are easy to wear and comfortable.
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market By Type
Based on the type, the market can besegmented into tie band - and ear-loop. The ear-loopsegment is expected todominate the market during the forecast perioddue to itsincreasing demand among medical professionals.
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market By Distribution Channel
Based on distribution channel, the market is segmented into hospital pharmacies, retail pharmacies, and online pharmacies. Hospital pharmacies segment is expected to hold the largest market share in the forecast period due to easier availability and better quality of masks.
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market By Region
Based on region,the global surgical and respiratory masks market can be segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World (ROW). North America dominated the surgical and respiratory masks market owing to the currently raging coronavirus pandemic in the region, particularly in U.S.Asia Pacific is expected to account for a prominent share in the forecast period due to higher population, increasingairborne diseases, and increasingawareness regarding air borne and contagious diseases in the region.
Surgical and Respiratory Masks Market Prominent Players
Some of the prominent players in the surgical and respiratory masksmarket include 3M,Honeywell International Inc., Alpha Pro Tech, Cardinal Health., Halyard Worldwide, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Mölnlycke Health Care AB., Ltd., Medline Industries Inc., Moldex-Metric., Berkshire Corporation and Other Prominent Players