Nitrile gloves are a type of disposable gloves made from synthetic rubber, this means there is no risk of latex allergies. They are the most popular gloves type in our range and offer superior strength, dexterity and resistance to oils and aqueous chemicals in comparison to vinyl or latex. For these reasons, they are often used in the medical, laboratory and manufacturing industries.
Nitrile gloves are a great compromise between latex and vinyl. Our Blue Nitrile gloves offer protection from bodily fluids providing a barrier that prevents infection, cross-infection or cross-contamination. Tests revealed that Nitrile gloves are three times more puncture-resistant than rubber gloves.
Nitrile gloves protect the wear from a range of chemicals and blood borne pathogens. Our Nitrile Gloves go through an extra process of chlorinating which ease donning. Made from allergy safe compound that feels like latex, but stronger, cheaper and more comfortable. Nitrile exam gloves are the material of choice for many professional users because of its cut resistance, chemical resistance, cost, allergy safe and cleanliness.
Indian glove market is growing at 15% while the demand for examination gloves has been rising by 20%per annum. St Mary’s is the largest supplier of centrifugal latex under the brand Cenex, a crucial raw material for manufacturing rubber dipped goods like gloves, balloons, condoms and rubber bands
Impact of COVID-19
Impact of COVID-19 on the Worldwide Disposable Gloves Industry to 2025
The global disposable gloves market is highly competitive. Innovations, sustainability, and regulatory adherence constitute three pillars for the disposable gloves market success. Factors such as the growth in the aging population, awareness of infection prevention standards, and expansion of healthcare infrastructure are the major factors contributing to market growth. However, growth in medical tourism, advancement in surgical techniques and medical equipment, increase in public and private investments and government initiatives, the onset of pandemic diseases, and the rise in chronic diseases are other drivers stimulating the demand for disposable gloves.
The demand for medical gloves has surged up rapidly in countries such as the UK, China, the US, India, Iran, and Italy due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The disease has increased the importance of hygiene among individuals. The market landscape of disposable gloves, which are fast turning into retail commodities, is expected to be accelerated.
When a person touches an object/surface contaminated by COVID-19 infected person, and then touches his own eyes, nose, or mouth, he may get exposed to the virus. Although this is not thought to be a predominant mode of transmission, care should be exercised while handling objects/surface potentially contaminated by suspect/confirmed cases of COVID-19.
India disposable gloves market generated $303 million in 2017, and is projected to reach $760 million by 2025, growing at a CAGR of 12.4% from 2018 to 2025. In terms of volume, the market is growing at a CAGR of 8.3% from 2018 to 2025.
Few Indian major players are as under
Honeywell International (India) Pvt. Ltd.
London Rubber India Ltd.
Mallcom (India) Ltd.
Sara Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
T T K Biomed Ltd.
Wellness Forever Medicare Pvt. Ltd.