Global Market Study on Facial Masks: Increasing Safety Regulations and Rising Awareness about Personal Protection Surging Demand

Facial Mask  Market
  • Published On : Oct-2020 |
  • Pages : 210 Pages |
  • Format : Facial Mask  Market Facial Mask  Market Facial Mask  Market Facial Mask  Market

People who work in hospitals, clinics, and healthcare facilities are prone to exposure to biological hazards and pathogens. Facial masks are used to protect professionals against such infections. According to the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 in Europe, every employer should ensure that suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided free of charge. This is necessary wherever there are concerns about health. Employers should also provide information, training, and instructions on the use of this equipment.

Growing awareness among people regarding personal safety will surge demand and the growth of the facial mask market. It is sole responsibility of a facility in-charge or the employer to supply PPE and train the staff and workers about its usage. In Russia, the Decree of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Russian Federation N 290H was adopted on approval of the Inter-industry regulations of provisions of employees with special clothing, special footwear, and other personal protective equipment, as amended in 2009. Such safety regulations favor the adoption of facial masks, driving the expansion of the facial mask market size.

Strong Competition Due to Product Developments and New Launches

Introduction of new technology has encouraged development of new and advanced products. Many manufactures are focused on the development of new products and make significant investments in R&D for product development.

For instance, in 2017, ResMed announced the launch of ultraSoft full memory masks - Air Touch F20 full face mask, which is used in the treatment of sleep apnea. Similarly, in 2019, Air Liquid Medical Systems launched Respireo Soft Nasals masks for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea to aid aeration while sleeping.

Development of new products and launches into the market are expected to significantly boost the growth of the facial mask market over the coming years.

Facial Mask Market: Consolidated Space Dominated by Key Players

The facial mask market is highly consolidated in nature, with key players acquiring almost half of the market share. There are more than 10 prominent manufacturers in the facial mask market. Some of them are 3M Company, Honeywell International Inc, Dragerwerk AG & Co KGaA, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd., Koninklijke Philips N.V, and Teleflex Incorporated.

Regional Outlook of Facial Mask Market

North America dominates the facial mask market share with around 1/3 of the market share, which is double than that of Europe. East Asia will be a promising market for facial masks, and is anticipated to grow 1.7X over the forecast period of 2020 to 2030. East Asia has many local manufacturers of facial masks, and China leads the region for this very reason.

Impact of COVID-19 on Facial Mask Market

The COVID-19 crisis will have many short- and long-term impacts on all industries. For the facial mask and PPE industry, the impact of the pandemic has been positive, as demand for facial masks is skyrocketing. Shortage of facial masks during the peak of COVID-19 has encouraged many countries to manufacture their PPE locally.

Analysts’ Viewpoint

An extensive analysis of the facial mask market has brought our analysts to a conclusion that, the market is growing significantly. Anesthesia masks and non-invasive ventilation masks dominate the global facial mask market by product in terms of market growth. North America holds more than 40% of revenue share due to high adoption of facial masks in this region. Emerging countries such as China and India are expected to offer lucrative opportunities for players in the facial mask market, owing to increasing burden of surgeries and growing awareness about healthcare and patient safety. Talking about end users, hospitals will dominate as they are major consumers of facial masks.

Facial Mask Market - Scope of the Report

A latest publication by Persistence Market Research (PMR) on the global facial mask market evaluates the opportunities and current market landscape, and provides detailed analysis and updates about corresponding sections affecting the global market. The study offers detailed insights on key market dynamics, which include the drivers, restraints, trends, and opportunities in the facial mask market. The principal aim of the market study is to present exclusive information about how the market will perform during the forecast period of 2020-2030.

Important indicators for the successful growth of the facial mask market are presented in this comprehensive report, which include year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth analysis of the market and compounded annual growth rate (CAGR), which are described in an exhaustive way in PMR's research. This research study can support readers to know the demand for facial masks and quantitative development opportunities during the study period.

The research is beneficial for shareholders in the facial mask landscape, including investors, manufacturers, service providers, distributors, and suppliers, and can help them in developing suitable business strategies to flourish in the facial mask market. The insights and wisdom presented in this PMR study can be leveraged by shareholders in the facial mask market, industry experts, investors, researchers, and reporters, as well as business enthusiasts.

Market statistics as well as information linked to the macro- as well as micro-economic variables affecting the business scenario in the facial mask market are also included in the current study. Depending on potential developments in the facial mask market, substantive insights are also encountered in this report. Additionally, by virtue of the data submitted in this report, minor companies and new entrants in this industry can be aided in making suitable company choices to achieve traction in the global facial mask market.

Key Segments of Facial Mask Market

PMR’s study on the facial mask market offers information divided into four important segments — product, usage, distribution channel, and region. This report offers comprehensive data and information about the important market dynamics and growth parameters associated with these categories.



Distribution Channel


  • Medical Masks
    • Anesthesia Masks
    • Non-invasive Ventilation Masks
    • Oxygen Masks
    • Aerosol Masks
  • Respirators
    • Single Strap Masks
    • Filter Dust Masks
    • Half-face Masks
    • Full-face Masks
    • PAPRs
  • Reusable
  • Disposable
  • Institutional Sales
    • Hospitals
    • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
    • Office-based Clinics
    • Skilled Nursing Facilities
    • Diagnostic Laboratories
    • Academic and Research Institutes
  • Retail Sales
    • Retail Pharmacies
    • Drug Stores
    • Mail Over Pharmacies
    • Retail Stores
    • Online Sales
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Oceania
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)

Key Questions Answered in PMR’s Facial Mask Market Report

  • Which regions will continue to remain the most profitable regional markets for facial mask market players?
  • Which factors will induce a change in the demand for facial masks during the assessment period?
  • How will changing trends impact the facial mask market?
  • What impact does the COVID-19 pandemic have on the facial mask market?
  • How can market players capture the low-hanging opportunities in the facial mask in developed regions?
  • What are the winning strategies of stakeholders in the facial mask market to upscale their position in this landscape?
  • What are the restraints that investors need to be aware of and might tackle while investing in the facial mask market?
  • What are the developmental trends in facial mask sectors that will impact the market?
  • How can businesses in the facial mask market avail the growth opportunities in developed and emerging sectors?

Facial Mask Market: Research Methodology

In PMR’s study, a unique research methodology is utilized to conduct extensive research on the growth of the facial mask market, and reach conclusions on the future growth parameters of the market. This research methodology is a combination of primary and secondary research, which helps analysts ensure the accuracy and reliability of the conclusions.

Secondary resources referred to by analysts during the production of the facial mask market study include statistics from governmental organizations, trade journals, white papers, and internal and external proprietary databases. Analysts have interviewed senior managers, product portfolio managers, CEOs, VPs, marketing/product managers, and market intelligence managers, who contributed to the development of this report as a primary resource.

Comprehensive information acquired from primary and secondary resources acts as a validation from companies in the facial mask market, and makes PMR’s projections on the growth prospects of the facial mask market more accurate and reliable.

Companies covered in Facial Mask Market Report

  • 3M Co
  • Honeywell International Inc
  • Dragerwerk AG & Co KgaA
  • Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Ltd.
  • Air Liquide Medical Systems
  • Cardinal Health
  • Koninklijke Philips NV
  • CAntel Medical Corp
  • Teleflex Inc.
  • ResMEd
  • Well Lead Medical Co Ltd 
  • Ambu AS
  • Vincent Medical
  • Flexicare Medical Ltd
  • SunMed LLC
  • Besmed
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