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Synthetic Surgical Glove Market - Forecasts from 2022 to 2027

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  • 114 Pages
  • April 2022
  • Region: Global
  • Knowledge Sourcing Intelligence LLP
  • ID: 5602536
The growing prevalence of chronic diseases and changes in the lifestyle around the globe are considered the key drivers for the growth of the synthetic surgical glove market. Another key factor is the growing latex allergy amongst healthcare workers. The allergy can cause severe discomfort, not just to the healthcare giver but also to the patients. The use of synthetic surgical gloves reduces the chances of developing allergies. The use of synthetic gloves is advantageous as they are more resistant to friction and low wear than other gloves. Growth Factors

Patient numbers are increasing.

The increasing prevalence of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and cancer, amongst others, has led to an increase in the number of patients. According to the world health organization (who), 71% of all deaths are due to non-communicable diseases (NCD). Apart from this, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the leading cause of death globally. Around 32% of the global deaths are due to CVD. Moreover, rising cancer, respiratory diseases, and diabetes are some other non-communicable diseases due to which the number of patients has increased. According to who, these diseases contribute to 9.3 million, 4.1 million, and 1.5 million deaths, respectively. Moreover, the rising old age population is adding to the growing member of patients. Countries like Japan, Germany, Italy, and France amongst others, have a high percentage of people with age above 65. Further, the rising advent of medical tourism is also adding to the growth in the amount of surgery.

Growing latex allergy among healthcare workers

The growing increase in latex allergy amongst healthcare workers is a major driving factor for the synthetic surgical glove market, globally. Even though latex gloves are successful in avoiding the spread of various infectious diseases among healthcare workers, latex exposure can cause allergic reactions. It can develop rashes, redness, itching, swelling, eczema, and blisters on contacting latex. It is also observed that due to increased regular exposure to latex, there is a high risk of developing latex allergy. In recent years, there has been an increase in the number of documented occurrences of such responses across the healthcare industry. Natural rubber latex sensitization affects 8-17 percent of healthcare professionals in the United States, according to the American Latex Allergy Association. As a result, several hospitals throughout the world have begun to use synthetic (non-latex) medical gloves.


The cost of raw materials

Raw materials account for the major cost of synthetic surgical gloves. Raw materials such as nitrite are used in the manufacturing of the product. Nitrite is a synthetic rubber that is developed from an Acrylonitrile Butadiene copolymer. The material is a substitute for natural rubber and has similar properties to latex. The raw material used is also to eliminate the risk of allergy. The price of gloves depends on the raw material, such as nitrite. The quality of the raw material cannot be hampered as it will impact the strength, thickness, flexibility, durability, and infection transmission; ruining the purpose of wearing gloves. The industry also has strict regulations laid down by authorities to keep in check the quality of the gloves.

COVID-19's Impact on the Synthetic Surgical Glove Market:

The coronavirus pandemic positively impacted the synthetic surgical glove market. With the outbreak of the virus and restrictions, non-essential surgeries were avoided by both hospitals and clinics, and patients in fear of the spread of the virus. Patients with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and autoimmune disease, amongst others, were at high risk due to the coronavirus. Patients with high risk preferred to stay home in quarantine to avoid further risk. Since surgical gloves prevent any infection from passing through, they are used as a precautionary measure, especially by high-risk patients. With the increase in COVID-19 patients, the demand for gloves also increased.


By Material

  • Polyisoprene (PI)
  • Neoprene
  • Nitrile

By End-User

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Centers
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers

By Geography

  • North America
  • USA
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • South America
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Others
  • Europe
  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Others
  • Middle East and Africa
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Israel
  • Others
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • South Korea
  • Others
Frequently Asked Questions about the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market

What is the estimated value of the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market?

The Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market was estimated to be valued at $1512.67 million in 2020.

What is the growth rate of the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market?

The growth rate of the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market is 9.1%, with an estimated value of $2786.6 million by 2027.

What is the forecasted size of the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market?

The Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market is estimated to be worth $2786.6 million by 2027.

Who are the key companies in the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market?

Key companies in the Global Synthetic Surgical Glove Market include Cardinal Health, Inc., ANSELL LTD., Medline Industries, Inc., Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Sempermed USA, Inc., Budev BV, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Supermax Healthcare, Inc. and Primus Gloves Pvt Ltd..

Table of Contents

1.1. Market Definition
1.2. Market Segmentation
2.1. Research Data
2.2. Assumptions
3.1. Research Highlights
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Restraints
4.3. Porter’s Five Force Analysis
4.3.1. Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers
4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes
4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Polyisoprene (PI)
5.3. Neoprene
5.4. Nitrile
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Hospitals and Clinics
6.3. Ambulatory Surgery Centres
7.1. Introduction
7.2. North America
7.2.1. United States
7.2.2. Canada
7.2.3. Mexico
7.3. South America
7.3.1. Brazil
7.3.2. Argentina
7.3.3. Others
7.4. Europe
7.4.1. United Kingdom
7.4.2. Germany
7.4.3. France
7.4.4. Spain
7.4.5. Others
7.5. Middle East and Africa
7.5.1. Saudi Arabia
7.5.2. Israel
7.5.3. Others
7.6. Asia Pacific
7.6.1. China
7.6.2. Japan
7.6.3. South Korea
7.6.4. India
7.6.5. Others
8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis
8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness
8.3. Mergers, Acquisition, Agreements, and Collaborations
8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix
9.1. Cardinal Health, Inc.
9.2. ANSELL Ltd.
9.3. Medline Industries, Inc.
9.4. Top Glove Corporation Bhd.
9.5. Sempermed USA, Inc.
9.6. Budev BV
9.7. Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd.
9.8. Hartalega Holdings Berhad
9.9. Supermax Healthcare, Inc.
9.10. Primus Gloves Pvt Ltd.

Companies Mentioned

  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Medline Industries, Inc.
  • Top Glove Corporation Bhd
  • Sempermed USA, Inc.
  • Budev BV
  • Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd
  • Hartalega Holdings Berhad
  • Supermax Healthcare, Inc.
  • Primus Gloves Pvt Ltd.