Global Disinfectors Market to Reach US$3.1 Billion by 2020, Market to Gain Impetus from Rising HAI Incidence

Transparency Market Research Report Added “Disinfectors Market (By Product Type Washer, Flusher and Endoscope Reprocessors By Application Hospitals and Clinics, Pharmaceuticals and Elder Care) ” to its database.

Disinfectors Market: Discription

Disinfection is an essential procedure that is performed for infection control in healthcare facilities such as hospitals, clinics, elder care institutes and laboratories, using disinfectors and other infection control equipment such as sterilizers. Medical instruments, bedpans and urine bottles are placed inside the washers and flusher for disinfecting. The market is anticipated to grow with increasing number of hospital-acquired infections that has compelled medical professionals to use disinfectors. In addition, increase in the number of surgeries performed at hospitals and clinics and rising geriatric population will further propel the growth of disinfectors market. This is due to the fact that elderly people are more prone to various diseases that increase their hospital visit and uptake of various medical services. Hence, owing to the above mentioned facts the demand for disinfectors is expected to grow.

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The global disinfectors market, based on product type has been segmented as washer disinfectors, flusher disinfectors and endoscope reprocessors. The market for washer disinfectors has been further segmented as single chamber and multi-chamber washer disinfectors. Single chamber washer disinfectors market has been further segmented as single door and double door. The market for these products has been extensively analyzed based on number of installed base, efficiency, application area and cost. The market size and forecast in terms of USD million for each product type has been provided for the period 2012 to 2020, considering 2013 as the base year. The report also provides compounded annual growth rate (% CAGR) for the forecast period 2014 to 2020 for each segment.

Disinfectors Market: Overview

Disinfection ensures usage of pathogen free medical instruments such as endoscopes, surgical instruments and bedpans. Disinfection is a process of destroying pathogenic organisms and is achieved with the usage of various equipment and consumables such as disinfectants, detergents and disinfectors. Disinfectors represent a class of equipment used for cleaning medical devices, ensuring hygiene of the instruments. The market – witnessed -a tremendous growth rate of 10.2% from 2014 to 2020 owing to increasing number of hospital-acquired infections (HAI). HAI occur due to the usage of improperly cleaned medical instruments. In order to reduce such incidences, the demand for disinfectors is anticipated to grow during the forecast period. Similarly, increasing number of surgeries in hospitals and clinics would also propel the growth of this market as for disinfecting medical devices (used in surgeries) and disinfectors are utilized. Likewise, increasing disposable income in developing countries will further augment the growth of the market as it would assist in increasing the affordability for availing medical services that require medical instruments and hence, disinfectors market would also grow. Moreover, increasing number of elder care institutions across the globe is likely to accentuate the growth of flusher disinfector and -the overall disinfectors market. Considering the above mentioned factors, the market for disinfectors is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.2% from 2014 to 2020 to reach an estimated value of USD 3,116.5 million in 2020.

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The market for disinfectors has been segmented on the basis of product type such as washer disinfectors, flusher disinfectors and endoscope reprocessors. The market for endoscope reprocessors and washer disinfectors accounts for the largest share throughout the forecast period. The growth of these segments is expected to be impressive from 2014 to 2020 owing to increasing usage of endoscopes and medical instruments due to rising incidences of various diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases and others. The market is also expected to accentuate due to increasing number of hospitals across the globe.


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