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Global Medical Disposables Market Report and Forecast 2023-2031

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  • 140 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Global
  • Expert Market Research
  • ID: 5786900
Global Medical Disposables Market Outlook
The medical disposables market size attained a value of USD 371.14 billion in 2022, driven by the increasing demand for medical disposables across the globe. The market value is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.60% during the forecast period of 2023-2031 to reach a value of USD 1478.50 billion by 2031.

Medical Disposables: Introduction

Medical disposable products refer to medical equipment that is designed for one-time use and then disposed of. These products include syringes, gloves, needles, gowns, face masks, and many other items used in healthcare settings. Medical disposables are used in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals, clinics, laboratories, and nursing homes, among others.

Medical disposables are essential for preventing the spread of infection and diseases, as they reduce the risk of cross-contamination between patients and healthcare providers. They also play a vital role in maintaining hygiene and preventing the transmission of pathogens. Medical disposables offer convenience and cost-effectiveness, as they eliminate the need for sterilization and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections
The global medical disposables market is driven by factors such as the increasing prevalence of infectious diseases, rising awareness of hygiene and infection control, and the growing demand for single-use medical devices. The market is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years, driven by the increasing demand for medical disposables in emerging markets and the growing adoption of eco-friendly disposable products. However, the market faces challenges such as the high cost of raw materials and the environmental impact of disposable products.

Medical Disposables: Application and Uses

Medical disposables refer to the products that are designed for one-time use and are intended for medical purposes such as diagnosis, treatment, and surgical procedures. These are essential items in healthcare settings, and they are critical for preventing the spread of infectious diseases.

Some common medical disposables include syringes, needles, catheters, surgical gloves, masks, gowns, drapes, and other sterile products. Syringes and needles are used for administering medications or drawing blood. Catheters are used to drain urine from the bladder or inject dye for medical imaging procedures. Surgical gloves, masks, gowns, and drapes are used during surgical procedures to prevent contamination and maintain sterility.

In addition, medical disposables also include products used in wound care such as wound dressings, bandages, and adhesive tapes. These products help to promote healing, prevent infections, and protect the wound from external elements.

Medical disposables play a crucial role in maintaining the safety and hygiene of healthcare settings. The use of disposable medical products has increased in recent years due to the growing awareness about the transmission of infectious diseases and the need for infection prevention measures. As a result, the global medical disposable market has been witnessing significant growth in recent years.

Global Medical Disposable Market Segmentations

Market Breakup by Product

  • Wound Management Product
  • Diagnostic and Laboratory Disposables
  • Dialysis Disposables
  • Incontinence Products
  • Sterilisation Supplies
  • Drug Delivery Products
  • Respiratory Supplies
  • Non-Woven Disposables
  • Disposable Masks
  • Disposable Eye Gears
  • Disposable Gloves
  • Hand Sanitisers
  • Others

Market Breakup by Raw Material

  • Rubber
  • Plastic Resins
  • Non-Woven Materials
  • Paper and Paperboard
  • Metals
  • Glass
  • Others

Market Breakup by End User

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatients/Primary Care Facilities
  • Home Healthcare
  • Others

Market Breakup by Region

North America

  • United States of America
  • Canada


  • United Kingdom
  • Germany
  • France
  • Italy
  • Others

Asia Pacific

  • China
  • Japan
  • India
  • Australia
  • Others

Latin America

  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Mexico
  • Others
Middle East and Africa Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Nigeria
  • South Africa
  • Others

Global Medical Disposable Market Scenario

The global medical disposable market is expected to grow significantly over the coming years. The increasing demand for medical disposables, such as gloves, syringes, and needles, from the healthcare sector is driving the growth of this market. Additionally, the rise in chronic diseases, growing awareness about personal hygiene, and the COVID-19 pandemic have further increased the demand for medical disposables.

North America is the largest market for medical disposables due to the increasing geriatric population and the growing prevalence of chronic diseases in the region. However, the Asia Pacific region is expected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period, owing to the increasing healthcare expenditure, rising disposable income, and growing awareness about personal hygiene.

Some companies are focusing on developing new and innovative products to meet the increasing demand for medical disposables.

Key Players in the Global Medical Disposable Market

The report gives an in-depth analysis of the key players involved in the global medical disposable market. The companies included in the market are as follows:
  • Medline Industries, Inc
  • Smith & Nephew plc
  • Bayer AG
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company
  • Cardinal Health, Inc
  • Shanghai Neo-Medical Co., Ltd
  • Medtronic
  • B Braun Melsungen AG
  • Bayer AG
  • Procter & Gamble

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Table of Contents

1 Preface
1.1 Objectives of the Study
1.2 Key Assumptions
1.3 Report Coverage - Key Segmentation and Scope
1.4 Research Methodology
2 Executive Summary
3 Global Medical Disposable Market Overview
3.1 Global Medical Disposable Market Historical Value (2016-2022)
3.2 Global Medical Disposable Market Forecast Value (2023-2031)
4 Global Medical Disposable Market Landscape
4.1 Global Medical Disposable Developers Landscape
4.1.1 Analysis by Year of Establishment
4.1.2 Analysis by Company Size
4.1.3 Analysis by Region
4.2 Global Medical Disposable Product Landscape
4.2.1 Analysis by Type of Biosensor
4.2.2 Analysis by Technology Used
4.2.3 Analysis by Applications
5 Global Medical Disposable Market Dynamics
5.1 Market Drivers and Constraints
5.2 SWOT Analysis
5.3 Porter’s Five Forces Model
5.4 Key Demand Indicators
5.5 Key Price Indicators
5.6 Industry Events, Initiatives, and Trends
5.7 Value Chain Analysis
6 Global Medical Disposable Market Segmentation
6.1 Global Medical Disposable Market by Product
6.1.1 Market Overview
6.1.2 Wound Management Product
6.1.3 Diagnostic And Laboratory Disposables
6.1.4 Dialysis Disposables
6.1.5 Incontinence Products
6.1.6 Sterilisation Supplies
6.1.7 Drug Delivery Products
6.1.8 Respiratory Supplies
6.1.9 Non-Woven Disposables
6.1.10 Disposable Masks
6.1.11 Disposable Eye Gears
6.1.12 Disposable Gloves
6.1.13 Hand Sanitisers
6.1.14 Others
6.2 Global Medical Disposable Market by Raw Material
6.2.1 Market Overview
6.2.2 Rubber
6.2.3 Plastic Resins
6.2.4 Non-Woven Materials
6.2.5 Paper and Paperboard
6.2.6 Metals
6.2.7 Glass
6.2.8 Others
6.3 Global Medical Disposable Market by End User
6.3.1 Market Overview
6.3.2 Hospitals
6.3.3 Outpatients/Primary Care Facilities
6.3.4 Home Healthcare
6.3.5 Others
6.4 Global Medical Disposable Market by Region
6.4.1 Market Overview
6.4.2 North America
6.4.3 Europe
6.4.4 Asia Pacific
6.4.5 Latin America
6.4.6 Middle East and Africa
7 North America Medical Disposable Market
7.1 Market Share by Country
7.2 United States of America
7.3 Canada
8 Europe Medical Disposable Market
8.1 Market Share by Country
8.2 United Kingdom
8.3 Germany
8.4 France
8.5 Italy
8.6 Others
9 Asia Pacific Medical Disposable Market
9.1 Market Share by Country
9.2 China
9.3 Japan
9.4 India
9.6 Australia
9.7 Others
10 Latin America Medical Disposable Market
10.1 Market Share by Country
10.2 Brazil
10.3 Argentina
10.4 Mexico
10.5 Others
11 Middle East and Africa Medical Disposable Market
11.1 Market Share by Country
11.2 Saudi Arabia
11.3 United Arab Emirates
11.4 Nigeria
11.5 South Africa
11.6 Others
12 Patent Analysis
12.1 Analysis by Type of Patent
12.2 Analysis by Publication year
12.3 Analysis by Issuing Authority
12.4 Analysis by Patent Age
12.5 Analysis by CPC Analysis
12.6 Analysis by Patent Valuation
12.7 Analysis by Key Players
13 Grants Analysis
13.1 Analysis by year
13.2 Analysis by Amount Awarded
13.3 Analysis by Issuing Authority
13.4 Analysis by Grant Application
13.5 Analysis by Funding Institute
13.6 Analysis by NIH Departments
13.7 Analysis by Recipient Organization
14 Funding Analysis
14.1 Analysis by Funding Instances
14.2 Analysis by Type of Funding
14.3 Analysis by Funding Amount
14.4 Analysis by Leading Players
14.5 Analysis by Leading Investors
14.6 Analysis by Geography
15 Partnership and Collaborations Analysis
15.1 Analysis by Partnership Instances
15.2 Analysis by Type of Partnership
15.3 Analysis by Leading Players
15.4 Analysis by Geography
16 Regulatory Framework
16.1 Regulatory Overview
16.1.1 US FDA
16.1.2 EU EMA
16.1.5 Others
17 Supplier Landscape
17.1 Medline Industries, Inc
17.1.1 Financial Analysis
17.1.2 Product Portfolio
17.1.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.1.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.1.5 Certifications
17.2 Smith & Nephew plc
17.2.1 Financial Analysis
17.2.2 Product Portfolio
17.2.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.2.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.2.5 Certifications
17.3 Bayer AG
17.3.1 Financial Analysis
17.3.2 Product Portfolio
17.3.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.3.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.3.5 Certifications
17.4 Becton, Dickinson and Company.
17.4.1 Financial Analysis
17.4.2 Product Portfolio
17.4.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.4.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.4.5 Certifications
17.5.1 Financial Analysis
17.5.2 Product Portfolio
17.5.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.5.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.5.5 Certifications
17.6 Cardinal Health, Inc.
17.6.1 Financial Analysis
17.6.2 Product Portfolio
17.6.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.6.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.6.5 Certifications
17.7 Shanghai Neo-Medical Co., Ltd.
17.7.1 Financial Analysis
17.7.2 Product Portfolio
17.7.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.7.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.7.5 Certifications
17.8 Medtronic
17.8.1 Financial Analysis
17.8.2 Product Portfolio
17.8.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.8.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.8.5 Certifications
17.9 B Braun Melsungen AG
17.9.1 Financial Analysis
17.9.2 Product Portfolio
17.9.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.9.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.9.5 Certifications
17.10 Bayer AG
17.10.1 Financial Analysis
17.10.2 Product Portfolio
17.10.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.10.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.10.5 Certifications
17.11 Procter & Gamble
17.11.1 Financial Analysis
17.11.2 Product Portfolio
17.11.3 Demographic Reach and Achievements
17.11.4 Mergers and Acquisitions
17.11.5 Certifications
18 Global Medical Disposable Market - Distribution Model (Additional Insight)
18.1 Overview
18.2 Potential Distributors
18.3 Key Parameters for Distribution Partner Assessment
19 Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) Insights (Additional Insight)
20 Company Competitiveness Analysis (Additional Insight)
20.1 Very Small Companies
20.2 Small Companies
20.3 Mid-Sized Companies
20.4 Large Companies
20.5 Very Large Companies
21 Payment Methods (Additional Insight)
21.1 Government Funded
21.2 Private Insurance
21.3 Out-of-Pocket

Companies Mentioned

  • Medline Industries, Inc
  • Smith & Nephew plc
  • Bayer AG
  • Becton, Dickinson and Company.
  • 3M Company
  • Cardinal Health, Inc.
  • Shanghai Neo-Medical Co. Ltd.
  • Medtronic
  • B Braun Melsungen AG
  • Bayer AG
  • Procter & Gamble



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