Disposable Medical Gloves Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

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Disposable Medical Gloves Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2019 - 2029

Status : February, 2023 | Medical Devices

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Global Disposable Medical Gloves Market: Overview

Disposable medical gloves refer to those gloves that are utilized at the time of various medical procedures and examinations in a bid to avoid any kind of cross-contamination between patients and caregivers. Disposable medical gloves are a component in an infection control strategy by the medical industry. Disposable medical gloves comprise surgical gloves, examination gloves, and medical gloves utilized for handling chemotherapy agents, which are also know as chemotherapy gloves. The global disposable medical gloves market is likely to be influenced by the increasing number of surgical procedures across the globe.

Surgical care has attained much significance in the treatment of a wide range of diseases so as to alleviate sufferings of human beings. Rising incidence of chronic and acute diseases together with augmented concern about the sanitation and safety is estimated to bolster growth of the global disposable medical gloves market in the years to come. There has been a rise in the number of clinics and hospitals across the developing countries, which plays an important role in driving the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE). This factor is likely to work in favor of the global disposable medical gloves market over the period of analysis.

With the outbreak of global pandemic, Covid-19, the global disposable medical gloves market is likely to gain traction from its high demand. The contagious nature of the viral infection, which spreads through contact and respiratory droplets is driving the demand for disposable medical gloves in the time of coronavirus.

The global disposable medical gloves market has been segmented based on material, application, end use, and region. The main objective of providing such a comprehensive report is to provide a deep insight into the market.

Global Disposable Medical Gloves Market: Notable Developments

The global disposable medical gloves market has witnessed some developments in the last few years. One of such markets developments is mentioned below:

  • In February 2019, Major companies, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, one of the leading manufacturers of medical gloves in Malaysia, announced that they would be boosting their capacity by 20.4 billion units per year. This addition is likely to bring their total production to 80.9 billion by 2020. This increased production is likely to cater to the growing demand for gloves worldwide, particularly now as Covid-19 wreaks havoc across the globe.

Some of the key market players of the global disposable medical gloves market are

  • Top Glove Corporation Bhd.
  • Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd
  • B. Braun Melsungen AG
  • Supermax Corporation Berhad
  • Semperit AG Holding
  • Hartalega Holdings Berhad

Global Disposable Medical Gloves Market : Growth Drivers

Stringent Regulations to Maintain Safety and Hygiene of Medical Processes to Drive Demand

The presence of strict rules and regulations pertaining to the hygiene and safety of nurses, doctors, patients, and various other healthcare workers is expected to increase the demand for disposable medical gloves. Disposable medical gloves that are made of nitrile material is expected to gather traction, thanks to the various benefits of this materials. Disposable medical gloves made of nitrile come with high level of sensitivity and resistance to puncture, which is estimated to drive the demand for disposable medical gloves made nitrile.

These gloves safeguard the wearers from the risks arising from bloodborne pathogens, on-the-job transmission of germs, and various environmental contaminants. Augmented awareness and growing importance about the safety and health measures pertaining to the incidents requiring emergency response is likely to work in favor of the global disposable medical gloves market in the near future.

In addition, speedy development and increased spending on the healthcare infrastructure is likely to augur well for the market.  Besides, reforms in the healthcare sector in many of the countries is expected to amplify growth opportunities of the global disposable medical gloves market in the years to come.

Global Disposable Medical Gloves Market: Regional Outlook

In the global disposable medical gloves market, North America is likely to account for a sizeable chunk and is expected to continue with regional dominance in the years to come. High level of awareness regarding the safety and hygiene of medical equipment, high demand for premium disposable gloves, and presence of well-established distribution network is likely to drive the disposable medical gloves market in North America.

The global disposable medical gloves market is segmented as:


  • Nitrile
  • Vinyl


  • Examination
  • Surgical

End Use

  • Home Healthcare
  • Hospital

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