Category: Life Sciences| Sub-category: Others
A wound cleanser is a product or solution used to clean and disinfect wounds. A wound cleanser's primary function is to remove debris and bacteria from the wound to prevent infection and promote healing. To promote healing and prevent infection a wound cleanser is used as directed by a healthcare professional.
Growth in prevalence of chronic wounds is expected to drive the global wound cleanser market. Chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers, must be cleaned and debrided on a regular basis to prevent infection and promote healing. The demand for wound cleansers is expected to rise as the population ages and prevalence of chronic diseases rises. Rise in prevalence of diabetes is one of the major factors that drives growth of the wound cleanser market. Diabetes is a leading cause of chronic wounds and amputations, with 60-70% of diabetics developing foot ulcers over the course of their lives. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that the number of diabetics will rise from 425 million in 2017 to 629 million by 2045. Moreover, ageing population is another factor driving growth of the wound cleanser market. Skin thins and becomes more fragile as peopel age, making them more vulnerable to chronic wounds. According to the United Nations, the global population of people aged 60 and up is expected to increase from 962 million in 2017 to 2.1 billion by 2050.
Furthermore, development of advanced wound cleansers with improved efficacy and ease of use is expected to provide lucrative opportunities for players to increase their market share in the global wound cleanser market in the coming years. Leading market players are actively releasing novel and cutting-edge wound cleansers to meet rise in demand for goods that aid in healing and avoid infection. For instance, Smith & Nephew, a market leader in wound care, recently introduced "Hydrasorb," a wound cleanser that contains hydrogel beads that absorb wound exudate and create a moist wound environment to aid in healing. Furthermore, increase in use of home care settings for wound management is expected to drive the market growth. Patients who prefer to receive treatment at home are more likely to use advanced wound cleansers that are simple to use and can be applied without assistance of a professional, creating opportunities for growth of the global wound cleanser market during the forecast period. New product launches to flourish in the market
In September 2021, The American company Human Biosciences (HBS), with headquarters in the United States, declared that it would soon introduce two wound care products to the Indian market. According to the company, the two products are called "Medifil" and "Skin Temp." This is anticipated to improve the Indian market. In addition, Medtronic, a global leader in medical technology, which has launched "AQUACEL Ag Hydrofiber," a wound irrigation solution containing ionic silver to provide a sustained silver release to prevent infection. Similarly, in January 2023, Coloplast has just released HydroCleanse, a new wound irrigation solution designed to help cleanse wounds and reduce the risk of infection. The product contains a unique combination of ingredients that target bacteria and other irritants while reducing friction and aiding in wound cleaning. The solution is simple to apply and can be used on a wide range of wounds, from minor cuts and scrapes to larger, deeper wounds. It can be used to flush out debris, reduce infection risk, and promote healing. HydroCleanse, when used as part of a comprehensive wound care plan, can help to reduce pain and inflammation while also promoting wound healing. The demand for wound cleansers has also increased as a result of the release of new wound cleansersSegment Overview:
By type: The wound cleanser market is divided into sprays, solutions, wipes, foams, and others. Sprays are employed for quick application and wound cleansing. For cleaning and irrigating wounds, solutions are used. Wipes are used to clean wounds, remove dead tissue, and control exudates. For cleaning and debridement of wounds, foam is used. In addition, there are creams, gels, and ointments. Based on the type and severity of the wound, each of these products has a different application and usage in wound care.
By Wound Type: The wound cleanser market is classified into surgical wounds, chronic wounds, acute wounds, and others. Surgical wounds are typically clean and bandaged after they have healed. Long-term wounds, such as chronic wounds, may take longer to heal and may need specialized care. Sudden injuries called acute wounds may call for immediate medical attention. Burns, traumatic wounds, and pressure ulcers are some other varieties of wounds.
By End User: The wound cleanser market is classified into clinics, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and home care settings. Clinics and hospitals are the major end users of wound cleansers as they have a high demand for wound care products. Ambulatory surgery centers also use wound cleansers, but to a lesser extent than hospitals and clinics. Home care settings, such as nursing homes and private homes, also use wound cleansers, as patients may require wound care at home. Each of these settings have different needs and requirements for wound care products, and different wound cleansers are designed to cater these needs.
By Region: The Asia-Pacific wound cleanser market is expected to grow at a high CAGR during the forecast period. Growth in this region can be attributed to several factors such as increase in incidences of chronic wounds, growth in geriatric population, and rise in awareness regarding wound care products. With increase in awareness regarding importance of proper wound care, more people are seeking out advanced wound care products. This has led to an increase in number of wound care centers and hospitals in the region, which has in turn led to increased demand for wound care products. Moreover, the wound cleanser market in Asia-Pacific is also characterized by presence of a number of players operating in the market. Many players in the region are focusing on expanding their product portfolio and strengthening their distribution networks to increase their market share.
Competitive analysis and profiles of the major players in the wound cleanser market, such as 3M Company, Angelini Acraf, Integra LifeSciences, dermarite, Johnson & Johnson, hollister incorporated, Smith & Nephew plc., Coloplast, deroyal and molnlycke health care US are provided in this report. There are some important players in the market such as cremer s.a., bsn medical and Medline industries, inc. Major players have adopted product launch and acquisition as key developmental strategies to improve the product portfolio of the wound cleanser market.
Wound Cleanser Market Report Highlights
| Aspects || Details |
| By Type || |
| By Wound Type || |
- Surgical Wounds
- Chronic Wounds
- Acute Wounds
| By End-User || |
- Ambulatory Surgery Centers
- Home Care Settings
| By Region || |
- North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico)
- Europe (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Russia, Rest of Europe)
- Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
- LAMEA (Brazil, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Argentina, Rest of LAMEA)
| Key Market Players || 3M Company, Angelini Acraf, Integra LifeSciences, dermarite, Johnson & Johnson, hollister incorporated, Smith & Nephew plc, Coloplast, deroyal, molnlycke health care us |
| || cremer s.a., bsn medical, Medline industries, inc. |