Latex gloves are natural material, made out of rubber. Gloves are disposable items used during medical examinations and procedures intended to prevent cross-contamination between healthcare providers and patients. Examination gloves are sized in XS, S, M and L. Some brands also offer size XL. Gloves are mainly used by healthcare professionals generally for examination and surgery. Surgical gloves are generally sized more specifically since they are worn for a much longer period of time and require excellent dexterity. There are various benefits of latex gloves such as properly fit to skin, good touch sensitivity, cost-effective, can be worn for an extended amount of time, elastic & strong and most importantly it is biodegradable.
The global latex gloves market is mainly driven by rising awareness of hygiene and safety among healthcare professionals and patients. Latex gloves have been used in various industries that include pharmaceutical, healthcare, food, biotechnology, automobile, and others. Latex gloves provides safety during several activities that include reactive materials, toxic chemicals, or unhygienic conditions.
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Additionally, manufacturing procedure of specific products such as medical device, drugs and foods, which involve high level of hygiene and handling of these products is the crucial operation that may cause a product contamination if proper care is not taken. Owing to the requirement for workers safety, product quality control, hygiene, and also protection against chemicals, the demand for latex gloves is anticipated to upswing in future. Moreover, rise in usage of latex gloves by doctors, healthcare professionals, and surgeons to avoid the infections and other complications. Furthermore, latex gloves have application in household purposes for washing and cleaning. Thus, due to rising concern for hygiene, product quality, and safety the market of latex gloves anticipates assured growth in the future.
Key players operating in the global latex gloves market includes Ansell Healthcare, Hartalega Holdings Berhad, Cardinal Health, Top Glove Corporation Bhd, Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd, Supermax Corporation Berhad, Clean Q Grip, MREPC MARKETPLACE, SHIELD Scientific, Rubberex, UG Healthcare and Valutek.