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The global disposable masks and respirators market is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 22.6% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.
Disposable masks and respirators refer to the respiratory protective equipment that filter out pollutants and other harmful air-borne infections. They can be widely classified into surgical masks, respirator masks, and dust masks. Disposable masks are usually made of non-woven materials, including filter layers, mask straps, nose clips, etc. Furthermore, respirator and dust masks comprise of a diverse range of particulate respirators, including N99, R95, 3M, N95, etc. Disposable masks and respirators are adopted as protective face coverings across various sectors, including healthcare, construction, mining, oil and gas, chemical, etc.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic since early 2020 is currently driving the demand for disposable masks and respirators across the globe. Furthermore, the growing awareness towards the benefits of particulate respirators, such as N95 and KN95, that restrain microdroplet transmission into the respiratory tract, is also propelling the product demand. Apart from this, the growing traction of disposable masks and respirators in the medical sector for protecting healthcare professionals against disease contraction is further catalyzing the market. Moreover, the increasing number of invasive surgeries is also fueling the adoption of surgical masks across healthcare facilities to combat cross-contaminations between patients and surgeons. Besides this, the implementation of stringent regulations pertaining to occupational health and safety across several industrial sectors is also driving the demand for disposable masks and respirators. The growing levels of industrialization along with the rising incidences of workplace-based respiratory hazards are further augmenting the market. Additionally, the increasing amount of NOx emissions from the transportation, aviation, power generation, and marine sectors is also catalyzing the product demand.
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global disposable masks and respirators market, along with forecasts at the global, regional and country level from 2022-2027. Our report has categorized the market based on product type, distribution channel and end use.
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The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined with some of the key players being 3M Company, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Alpha Solway Limited, Ambu A/S, Honeywell International, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Moldex-Metric, Prestige Ameritech, SAS Safety Corp., and VWR International, LLC.
|Base Year of the Analysis||2021|
|Units||US$ Million, 000’ Units|
|Segment Coverage||Product Type, Distribution Channel, End Use, Region|
|Region Covered||Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America, Middle East and Africa|
|Countries Covered||United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Russia, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Indonesia, Brazil, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Turkey|
|Companies Covered||3M Company, Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Alpha Solway Limited, Ambu A/S, Honeywell International, Inc., Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Moldex-Metric, Prestige Ameritech, SAS Safety Corp. and VWR International, LLC|
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We expect the global disposable masks and respirators market to exhibit a CAGR of 22.6% during 2022-
The rising incidences of workplace-based respiratory hazards, along with the introduction of numerous
labor safety measures, are currently driving the global disposable masks and respirators market.
The sudden outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the increasing adoption of disposable masks
among the global population to combat the risk of the coronavirus infection.
Based on the product type, the global disposable masks and respirators market can be segmented into
surgical mask, respirator mask, and dust mask. Currently, respirator mask holds the majority of the total
Based on the distribution channel, the global disposable masks and respirators market has been divided
into pharmacy, hospitals and clinics, and online channel. Among these, pharmacy currently accounts for
the largest market share.
Based on the end use, the global disposable masks and respirators market can be categorized into
healthcare, industrial, and personal. Currently, the healthcare sector exhibits a clear dominance in the
On a regional level, the market has been classified into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin
America, and Middle East and Africa, where Asia Pacific currently dominates the global market.
Some of the major players in the global disposable masks and respirators market include 3M Company,
Alpha Pro Tech Ltd., Alpha Solway Limited, Ambu A/S, Honeywell International, Inc., Kimberly-Clark
Corporation, Moldex-Metric, Prestige Ameritech, SAS Safety Corp., and VWR International, LLC.
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