FFP2 Grade Protection Masks Market Outlook - 2027
EN 149 is the European standard of testing the filtered half masks that cover the nose, mouth and chin and may also have inhalation and exhalation valves. These masks are categorized into three types on the basis of the filtering efficiency. EN 149 defines three classes of such particle half masks, called FFP1, FFP2 and FFP3. On the basis of time of use the masks are single shift use only masks and reusable masks. The EN 149 shows the performance requirement of the three classes of the masks. The FFP2 masks are also called as the respiratory protection mask or simply respirator. The FFP2 masks differ from other two types as it has the aerosol filtration rate of not less than 94% and internal leak rate is 8% at the maximum. These masks are used at the places like glass industry, foundry construction, pharmaceutical industry, and agriculture sector. They are most popular in the elder care and nursing homes. These masks prevent powdered particles, chemicals, droplets, aerosols and dust particles from penetrating inside it thoroughly. It also provides the protection from the respiratory viruses like avian influenza, SARS virus, also the bacteria like pneumatic plague and tuberculosis. It is very much similar to the N95 masks. The FFP2 masks contain the information regarding its packaging, material resistance, practical performance, leakage information printed on it.
COVID-19 Scenario Analysis:
To take care of infected population the demand for medical supplies is increasing. Respiratory support devices such as atomizer, life-support machine, oxygen generator, and monitor are among the majorly used medical devices in primary clinical treatment. Moreover, COVID-19 has led to a huge surge in demand for medical supplies such as personal protective equipment including masks, gloves, and protective eyeglasses. With rise in number of COVID-19 cases worldwide, the need for medical supplies keeps on rising among, both from healthcare professionals and civil population for precautionary measures. Manufacturers of these products have a chance to capitalize this increased demand of medical supplies to ensure adequate and continuous supply of personal protective equipment in the market.
Top impacting factors: Market Scenario Analysis, Trends, Drivers, Impact Analysis
Increase in prevalence of diseases such as Covid-19 pandemic and the rise in the number of the patients are expected to increase the growth of the FFP2 grade protection masks market. Furthermore, rise in cases of respiratory diseases and increase in R&D activities by the major institutions can also help in boosting the growth of the market. Moreover, rise in number of initiatives following various strategies by the market players is also helping to fuel the growth of the market. The development in the health care infrastructures and budding medical devices industries can help to take the FFP2 grade Protection masks market at the other higher level.
Conversely, rise in cost of raw materials for production or availability of alternative types of masks are expected to hamper the growth of the FFP2 grade protection masks market.
New product launches to flourish the market:
In March 2020, production of N95 face masks to meet the demand was increased by the 3M Company. This helped the company to meet the surge in the demand of masks.
In May 2020, the face masks production was expanded with having the manufacturing line in the UK by Honeywell International, Inc.
Surge in the usage of the FFP2 grade protection masks:
Rise in prevalence of the COVID-19 pandemic can increase the usage of the masks in the population. The spread in the awareness about the use of the masks may also help to surge the usage of the FFP2 grade protection masks.
Key benefits of the report:
- This study presents the analytical depiction of the global FFP2 grade protection masks industry along with the current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
- The report presents information related to key drivers, restraints, and opportunities along with detailed analysis of the global FFP2 grade protection masks market share.
- The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the global FFP2 grade protection masks market growth scenario.
- Porter’s five forces analysis illustrates the potency of buyers & suppliers in the market.
- The report provides a detailed global FFP2 grade protection masks market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in coming years.
Questions answered in the FFP2 grade protection masks Market research report:
- What are the leading market players active in the FFP2 grade protection masks market?
- What the current trends will influence the market in the next few years?
- What are the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities in the market?
- What are the projections for the future that would help in taking further strategic steps?
FFP2 Grade Protection Masks Market Report Highlights
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Key Market Players
Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Shanghai Dasheng Health Products Manufacture Co. Ltd., Shanghai Yunqing Industrial Co. Ltd., DACH Schutzbekleidung GmbH & Co. KG., Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc., 3M Company, Hakugen Earth Co. Ltd., Winner Medical Group Inc., Honeywell International Inc., CM Mask, Cardinal Health, Inc., Ansell Limited, Others.