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Biohazard Bags Market Size by Capacity (Less Than 15 Gallon, 15 To 35 Gallon, More Than 35 Gallon), By Material (Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Plastic, High-density Polyethylene {HDPE}), By End-Use (Hospitals, Laboratories and Research Centers, Pharmaceutical and Biotech Companies, Clinics & Diagnostic Centers), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI4636
  • Published Date: Jan 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Statistics

Biohazard Bags Market size exceeded USD 389 million in 2022 and is set to depict over 7% CAGR through 2023-2032, considering the increasing population and urgent health care center expansion.

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With healthcare growing more sophisticated due to the rising population, waste management has become a major challenge. The rate of medical waste generation has surged significantly, mainly due to the burgeoning number of research labs, clinics, hospitals, and diagnostic centers across the globe. In the U.S., hospitals generate close to 5.9 million tons of medical waste per year. This will lead to an increased focus on ensuring the safe disposal of medical waste including contaminated cotton and minimizing infection risks, thereby augmenting demand for biohazard waste bags.

The high prevalence of healthcare-acquired infections is another major factor creating lucrative growth prospects for biohazard bag developers. This growing disease burden will help improve medical fluid bag production and consequently bolster the usage of biohazard disposable bags. Despite the growth trajectory, the lack of awareness regarding the improper disposal of syringes and other hazardous waste may hinder industry development to some extent, especially in low-income countries.

35-gallon high-performance biohazard medical waste bags to gain traction for heavy medical waste disposal

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Based on the capacity, the biohazard bags market value from the more than 35-gallon segment reached USD 200 million in 2022. Hazardous waste bags with a capacity of 35-gallons and over have a 1.2-millimeter liner low density, providing excellent puncture and tear resistance. Due to their thickness, these waste bags can reduce contamination risks during the disposal, treatment, and collection of medical waste, thereby increasing product acceptance in nursing centers, labs, and hospitals. Furthermore, the capability to carry heavy medical waste will stimulate the usage of these biohazard bags across healthcare facilities.

Emphasis on development of autoclavable waste disposal equipment spurs PP biohazard bag adoption

Authors: Sumant Ugalmugle, Rupali Swain

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global market for biohazard bags exceeded USD 389 billion in 2022 and will depict over 7% CAGR through 2023-2032, considering the increasing population and urgent health care center expansion.
Clinics and diagnostic centers segment is poised to register an 8% CAGR through 2023-2032, given the rising emphasis on enhancing patient care through lab expansion projects.
North America held over 40% share of the biohazard bags market in 2022, due to the issuance of strict guidelines to ensure proper collection and disposal of healthcare waste.
Cole-Parmer Instrument Company, LLC, VWR International, LLC, Heathrow Scientific, Action Health, Desco Medical, Sharps Compliance, Inc., Fisher Scientific, Transcendia, and Stericycle are some of the key players operating in the market.

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  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 14
  • Tables & Figures: 275
  • Countries covered: 30
  • Pages: 183
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