Hazmat Absorbent Pads Market: Overview

Chemical & laboratory spillage generates waste which can massively disrupt the onsite operations. Spills not only results in the loss of valuable material but it can also be life threating for people working there. To prevent such complications, there is a need of an appropriate absorbent on hand to maintain a compliant and safe workplace. The hazmat absorbent pads are the category of absorbents which are designed for aggressive and harmful chemicals which cannot be prevented by other types of absorbents. Hazmat absorbent pads are polypropylene-based, and surfactant treated helps in soaking up violent chemicals, solvents, unknown oil, and water-based liquids. Hazmat absorbent pads are available in the market as convenient pre-cut or can be custom made as per the customers’ need. With rising chemical industries and laboratories across the globe, the outlook for hazmat absorbent pads market is supposed to witness a positive outlook during the next decade.

Hazmat Absorbent Pads Market: Dynamics

Hazmat absorbent pads are designed so that they respond to hazardous chemicals and spills quickly and efficiently. Hazmat absorbent pads are lightweight and can absorb oils, coolants, hazardous solvents and water. Hazmat absorbent pads are available in different dimensions based on requirement along with varying absorbing capacities. The development in chemical companies in the past decade and the continuous rise in the production of new materials may lead to minor or major spills in the workplace which can be harmful. It creates the need for preventive measures & solutions. These factors are supposed to propel the hazmat absorbent pads market growth during the forecast period. Hazmat absorbent pads are available in the market as convenient pre-cut or can be customized as per the need. Generally, the absorbent pads are made up of polypropylene, a chemical resistant material which do not react with violent chemicals & solvents. These factors are supposed to drive the demand for the global hazmat absorbent pads in various industries where aggressive chemicals assist their product line-up. The factor which can hamper the growth of the global hazmat absorbent pads market is the availability of alternative solutions such as absorbent pillows, kits, mats. Besides, the rising market for spill preventive tools also affect the sales of hazmat absorbent pads market during the next decade.

Hazmat Absorbent Pads Market: Segmentation

Globally, the Hazmat Absorbent Pads market has been segmented on the basis of capacity type, application, end use and region:

On the basis of absorbing capacity type, the global hazmat absorbent pads market has been segmented as:

  • <10 oz
  • 10 oz – 20 oz
  • 20 oz – 30 oz
  • 30 oz & above

On the basis of application, the global hazmat absorbent pads market has been segmented as:

  • Chemicals & Solvents
  • Oils
  • Water

On the basis of end use, the global hazmat absorbent pads market has been segmented as:

  • Chemical Industry
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Others

Regional Outlook

Chemical industry growth in the U.S. is expected to gain traction after witnessing a gradual decline in recent years. The growth is expected due to the production outages caused by Hurricane Halley in 2017. The U.S. is supposed to witness positive growth in hazmat absorbent pads market during the forecast period. In Brazil and Mexico, the chemical industry is continued to be in-line with economic recovery in the region, and it projects positive outlook for the hazmat absorbent pads market. Germany, France, and the U.K. are expected to witness average growth in the global hazmat absorbent pads market. It is attributed to the fact that the European chemical industries are witnessing a drop in sales and observing weaker exports to other parts of the globe. China has emerged as the world’s largest chemical market and is expected to have a significant impact on the growth of the hazmat absorbent pads market during the next decade.

Hazmat Absorbent Pads Market: Key Players

Some of the leading players operating in the global hazmat absorbent pads market are:

  • The Cary Company
  • Chemtex
  • Denios US
  • Basic Concepts, Inc.
  • Absorbents For Less
  • Brady Corporation
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Complete Environmental Products, Inc.
  • VWR International
  • Breg Environmental

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