A medical instrument disinfectant is defined as an antimicrobial or antibacterial agent which is used to apply on the surface of medical instruments in order to destroy the microorganisms living on it. Alcohol such as isopropyl alcohol and ethanol are widely used as a disinfectants. Some other example of medical instrument disinfectants are aldehydes, phenolic and other high level disinfectants. Medical instrument disinfection helps in processing reusable medical instruments and offers improved patient safety through effective germ reduction. It can be carried out by using submersion bath and with the help of special disinfection devices.
The Asia Pacific medical instrument disinfection market is the fastest growing market among all regions. The driving factors such as a rapid growth in the market for healthcare sector across the region, surge in the number of hospitals and other healthcare settings across the APAC countries, growing elderly population, entry of major medical device manufacturers, growing awareness regarding several preventative measures related to various infectious diseases, changing habits of instrument hygiene and personal cleanliness among people are expected to improve the growth of the market across the APAC region.
The study analyses Asia Pacific medical instruments disinfections market based on product type, environmental protection agency (EPA) classification, end user, distribution channel and country.
By product type, disinfectant segment led the Asia Pacific market in 2020 and is anticipated to keep its dominance at during the forecast period. On the other hand, segment is projected to witness fastest growth during 2021-2027. This disinfector segment is further categorized into washer, flusher and UV ray disinfector. A surge in the demand for washer disinfectors with advanced features such as automatic door open-close facility and high loading capacity are expanding the growth of the market.
On the basis of environmental protection agency (epa) classification, intermediate level segment is anticipated to held second-largest market share in the Asia Pacific region during the projected period. The increased production of intermediate level disinfectants such as alcohol-based phenolic, water-based phenolic, accelerated hydrogen peroxide, sodium hypochlorite, and other chlorine compounds, and alcohol-based quaternary ammonium compounds is impelling the market growth in the APAC region.
Hospital segment held the largest market share of the Asia Pacific medical instrument disinfection market, on the basis of end user segment and is anticipated to witness fast growth during estimated period. The growth of this segment is primarily attributed to the factors such the vast presence of both private and public medical institution such as hospitals and clinics across the region, latest innovations and trends in the healthcare sector, and vast availability of technically skilled professional in the field of healthcare sector.
Based on distribution channel, the tender segment of the APAC medical instrument disinfection market is likely to held largest market share during the forecast period. A surge in the demand for medical instrument disinfectants in a bulk quantity by various government and private healthcare centers such as hospitals, nursing homes, and many others is attributed to the market growth.
Country wise, the study is comprised of the key countries such as China, India, Japan and rest of the Asia Pacific. China followed by India held the largest market share of Asia Pacific medical instrument disinfection market and is expected to lead the market over the estimated timeframe. The factors such as improving lifestyle of the people in developing economies, rising industrialization and urbanization, massive presence of dental clinics and surgical centers, growing manufacturing output and rising population of the economies such as China and India, and continuing government investment and initiatives in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry are accredited to the growth of the market across the APAC region.
The major key players of market includes Halyard Health, Inc, 3M, Advanced Sterilization Products Division, Belimed AG, Metrex Research, LLC, BODE Chemie GmbH, Ecolab, Getinge Group, Schulke & Mayr GmbH, Steelco S.p.A, Steris Plc and Tristel among others.
The study analyses Asia Pacific medical instruments disinfections market based on product type, environmental protection agency (EPA) classification, end user, distribution channel and geography. Medical instruments disinfections market by product type is segmented into disinfectant, disinfector, and endoscope reprocessor. The disinfectant segment is likely to dominate the Asia Pacificn market over the forecast period. Increased adoption of disinfectants such as liquids and sprays for cleaning and disinfection of medical instruments is attributed to the market growth. By environmental protection agency (EPA) classification the market is segmented into low level, intermediate level, and high level. The market finds application in end users such as hospitals, laboratory, medical device manufacturers, and pharma manufacturers. The hospital segment is likely to register fastest growth in years to come owing to the growing adoption medical instrument disinfectants in the region’s hospitals by healthcare staffs. By distribution channel market is segmented into tenders and over the counter. Country wise, the study is comprised of China, India, Japan and rest of the Asia Pacific.
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