Global medical device cleaning market estimated at USD1.3 million for 2017
The global medical device cleaning market for 2017 is valued at USD1.31 billion. The market is expected to reach USD1.7 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 5.6%.
The medical device cleaning market includes detergents and disinfectants used for cleaning and disinfection of medical instruments.
The market is primarily driven by rising incidence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and the increasing focus on disinfection and sterilization of devices. Disinfection segment accounted for the largest share, owing to the increasing demand for high-level disinfectants & sterilization for heat-sensitive instruments.
Among instruments, surgical instruments segment accounted for the largest share of the market. This is primarily attributed to the increasing number of surgeries and rising awareness of HAIs. Geographically, North America held the largest share of this market.
During the forecast period, APAC region is expected to have high growth due to growing healthcare awareness, increasing number of hospitals and spending. Increasing adoption of single-use medical instruments to avoid HAI risks may restrain the market. Steris Plc is the leading market player.
The company has a comprehensive range of cleaning chemistries and sterility assurance cleansing products and a significant global presence.