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Non-Powered Air Purifying Respirator (APR) Market worth over $11bn by 2027

  • Published Date: December 9, 2021

Non-Powered Air Purifying Respirator Market size is set to exceed USD 11 billion by 2027, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights Inc.

A non-powered air purifying respirator (APR) removes vapors, gases, and aerosols or a combination of contaminants from the air using cartridges, canisters, or filters. These types of respirators rely on the wearer's breathing to draw air through the filter. Some examples of non-powered air purifying respirator include dust masks and civilian & military gas masks. The major advantage of non-powered air purifying respirator mask includes long duration of use and low cost.

Rising cases of air-borne diseases has increased the demand for Disposable/ filtering facepiece respirators

Global Non-Powered Air Purifying Respirator Market by Reusable Product

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The global Disposable/Filtering Facepiece Respirators product segment in the non-powered air purifying respirator market valued at USD 5.5 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to witness 3% growth rate through 2027. Disposable or filtering non-powered air purifying respirators are mainly used for patient care to protect against various diseases. Masks are categorized into N (not oil-resistant), P (oil-proof), and R (oil-resistant). N95 implies to a filter that helps to remove 95% of a particulate with in in the 3μm to 5μm range. Furthermore, N100 respirator filters 100% of the same particulate range whereas half-face respirator offers an APF of only 10 because of the air around the mask coupled with other factors.


Browse key industry insights spread across 290 pages with 161 market data tables and 49 figures & charts from the report, “Non-Powered Air Purifying Respirator Market Size By Product (Disposable/Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFR) {N Class, P Class, R Class}, Reusable {Elastomeric Half Facepiece Respirators, Elastomeric Full Facepiece Respirators, Cartridges/Filter}), By Application (Medical & Healthcare, Chemical & Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial, Military, Food & Beverages, Fire Services, Mining, Oil & Gas), By Distribution Channel (Online, Offline), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021– 2027in detail along with the table of contents:

Increasing investment in oil & gas sector and rising production has raised the product demand

The non-powered air purifying respirator market demand from oil & gas applications is expected to reach USD 680 million by 2027. The presence of significant oil reserves, growing investments from the private sector, and the rising demand for natural gas will accelerate the domestic oil & gas sector growth. Mexico produced 1.92 million barrels of oil per day in 2019, which is an indicator of tremendous growth potential for non-powered air-purifying respirators. Workers in the sector routinely encounter corrosive and irritating chemicals & gases, necessitating the adoption of non-powered air-purifying respirators. The ample share of the oil & gas sector in the country’s GDP, rising energy demand from the growing population, and the booming industrial sector will further stimulate the demand for non-powered air-purifying respirators. The oil & gas extraction sector held a share of 2.80% of the country’s total GDP in 2019 as against 2.10% of its total GDP in 2016. The rapid growth of the oil & gas sector in Mexico is poised to provide healthy growth opportunities for the market.


Growing internet penetration is increasing online sales which should impel product demand

The online distribution channel in the non-powered air purifying respirator market is predicted to cross USD 3 billion by 2027. Several distribution channels are available on the Internet including social networks, social media, blogs, browser extensions, search engines, and apps that can be utilized efficiently to the benefits of the business. These apps deliver dynamic and updated information to the users at any time, right at their fingertips. It creates new opportunities, extends users of apps, and strengthens the presence of the brand.

Rising stringent norms related to occupational health & safety should fuel Non-Powered Air Purifying Respirator (APR) demand in Europe

Europe non-powered air purifying respirator market accounted for USD 1.5 billion in 2020 and is estimated to attain a CAGR of 5% through 2027. Implementation of standards and regulations in the European Union retaining to the use of respiratory devices and equipment’s including The EN 529 Standard, EN 136, EN 140, EN 14387, and EN 143 should drive the growth of market in Europe. Moreover, stringent norms related to occupational health & safety by European Union is slated to increase product demand in the region over the coming years. Presence of large number of non-powered air purifying respirator manufacturers in countries such as Italy, Germany, France, Spain, and UK should have a positive influence in Europe region.

The global non-powered air purifying respirator market share is competitive and comprises various companies such as DuPont, 3M, Honeywell, Mine Safety Appliances (MSA), Alpha Pro Tech, Delta Plus Group, and Kimberley Clark Corporation. The players are involved in business strategies, such as expansion in capacity and production innovation, to increase brand value and global reach.

Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sarita Bayas