Disposable Intestinal Wash Bags Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032
Disposable Intestinal Wash Bags Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2023-2032

Disposable Intestinal Wash Bags Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Type A and Type B); By Application (Clinical Use, Coffee Enema, Others); By Region; Segment Forecast, 2023 - 2032

  • Published Date:Jul-2023
  • Pages: 118
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM3683
  • Base Year: 2022
  • Historical Data: 2019-2021

Report Outlook

The global disposable intestinal wash bags market was valued at USD 16.68 billion in 2022 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.3% during the forecast period.

The drastic surge in the awareness about the complications of several colon-related diseases across both developed and developing economies and rising number of incidences of colorectal cancer coupled with the growing focus of major industry players towards developing convenient and user-friendly intestinal wash bags, are primary factors boosting the demand and market growth.

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In addition, increasing number of people across the world becoming more and more conscious of the benefits and importance of sanitation and hygiene along with this, government are also looking to invest heavily in the development of these bags with more advanced capabilities, which is contributing significantly towards the disposable intestinal wash bags market growth.

  • For instance, a report published by Cancer.Net., around 1,880,725 people were diagnosed with the colorectal cancer including 1,148,515 colon caner cases and 732,210 rectal cancer cases in 2020. In the United States, it is estimated that 153,020 adults will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer including 81,860 men and 71,160 women in 2023.

Moreover, with the increasing environmental consciousness, there is a growing demand for eco-friendly and sustainable products in the healthcare sector, leading to the development of biodegradable or compostable bag options and encourage manufacturers to explore materials and manufacturing processes that reduce the environmental impact of these products, which creates huge growth potential for the companies operating in the market.  However, the lack of awareness and education about these disposable wash bags and high preference for reusable bags, as disposable bags can be relatively more expensive than others, which acts as a major restraining factor of the market growth.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has positively impacted the growth of the disposable intestinal wash bags market. The emergence of the deadly virus led to a surge in the demand for healthcare products and supplies, including disposable intestinal wash bags, as hospitals and healthcare facilities experienced a higher need for ostomy care products to ensure the uninterrupted care of patients during the pandemic. However, the pandemic resulted in delays in the supply chain and reduced manufacturing capacities that affected the availability of these products in some regions.

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers

Increasing prevalence of gastrointestinal disorders and rise in geriatric population

The rising incidence of various intestinal disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal cancer, and diverticular disease, which often require ostomy procedures and necessitate the use of wash bags for efficient and hygienic waste management and the surging preference for home healthcare and the desire for independent living among patients with intestinal disorders or ostomies, are major factors fueling the demand and growth of the global market at rapid pace.

Furthermore, the growing prevalence regarding the integration of smart features and digital technologies in disposable intestinal wash bags that include electronic monitoring of output, connectivity to mobile applications or healthcare systems, and remote monitoring capabilities which can improve patient care, enable remote support, and provide valuable data for healthcare professionals, is also likely to create lucrative growth opportunities for the market in the near future.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on type, application, and region.

By Type

By Application

By Region

  • Type A
  • Type B
  • Clinical Use
  • Coffee Enema
  • Others
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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By Type Analysis

Type A segment accounted for the largest market share in 2022

The growth of the segment can be mainly attributable to its wide range of beneficial properties and characteristics including reliability, cost-effectiveness, ease of manufacturing, improved performance, and accessibility across all over the world. The aging global population leading to an increased prevalence of age-related gastrointestinal conditions, which may require bowel management systems including disposable intestinal wash bags, to maintain their bowel health and manage conditions like fecal incontinence, thereby propelling the segment growth.

  • For instance, as per the World Health Organization, there are over 1 billion people aged 60 years or above across the world in 2020, which is likely to reach 1.4 billion by 2050 and the number of people aged 80 years or above is projected to reach 426 million by 2050. Between the period of 2015 to 2050, the percentage of people aged over 60 years is likely to be nearly double from 12% to 22%.

The type B segment is anticipated to exhibit significant growth rate over the next coming years, which is mainly driven by its ability of high resistance to acids and several other solvents, excellent mechanical strength, and comparatively low permeability to gases than other types coupled with the growing need for the wash bags type among various surgical procedures such as ileostomy, colostomy, & urostomy.

By Application Analysis

Coffee enema segment is expected to witness highest growth over the forecast period

The coffee enema segment will grow at a CAGR over the study period, due to prevalence of coffee enemas s effective alternative health practices and are embraced by individuals who seek natural and holistic approaches to wellness. The wash bags designed specifically for coffee enemas offer convenience and ease of use and also provides a hygienic and user-friendly solution for administering coffee enemas at home or in clinical settings, which in turn, fostering the segment market growth.

The clinical use segment held the maximum market share in terms of revenue in 2022, on account of its growing use in the treatment of diseases such as diarrhea, constipation, and many other gastrointestinal disorders globally, as the number of people suffering from these diseases the demand for intestinal wash bags also rises. Additionally, continuous advancements in the design and materials used for disposable intestinal wash bags have led to significant improvement in their functionality, comfort, and ease of use, thereby propelling their adoption in clinical settings.   

Regional Insights

North America region dominated the global market in 2022

The North America region dominated the global market with substantial share in 2022, and is projected to maintain its dominance throughout the forecast period. The regional market growth can be mainly accelerated to presence of various adequate reimbursement policies for ostomy care products including disposable intestinal wash bags, that encourage patients to opt for high-quality products and facilitate their accessibility across the globe. The region has a well-established healthcare infrastructure which supports the adoption and availability of advanced medical devices and rising research & development activities focused on innovating new products with advanced capabilities, fostering the market growth.

The Europe region is anticipated to be the fastest growing region with a healthy CAGR over the study period, owing to increasing awareness among European population regarding the benefits of using these intestinal wash bags, continuous shift towards the home healthcare and emerging trend of self-care practices across various countries including France, Germany, UK, and Spain. Additionally, there is a growing emphasis on patient education and awareness programs across the region regarding the management of intestinal conditions and ostomy care, which positively influences the market growth.

Key Players & Competitive Insight

Key players in the market are constantly upgrading their technologies to stay ahead of the competition and to ensure efficiency, integrity, and safety. These players focus on partnership, product upgrades, and collaboration to gain a competitive edge over their peers and capture a significant market share.

Some of the major players operating in the global market include:

  • Atilim Saglik
  • B. Braun Melsungen
  • Bard Medical
  • Coloplast,
  • ConvaTec Group
  • Flexicare Medical
  • Hollister Incorporated
  • Marlen Manufacturing
  • Medline Industries
  • Medtronic
  • Salts Healthcare
  • Seeking Health
  • Teleflex Incorporated
  • Toray Industries
  • Torbot Group
  • Trustin Medical
  • Welland Medical
  • WellLead Medical

Recent Developments

  • In November 2022, Indian Institute of Medical Science, introduced a new replacement for ostomy bags for collecting waste after the intestinal surgeries. The new technology has been developed in School of International Biodesign

Disposable Intestinal Wash Bags Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2023

USD 16.84 billion

Revenue forecast in 2032

USD 18.97 billion


1.3% from 2023 – 2032

Base year


Historical data

2019 – 2021

Forecast period

2023 – 2032

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Segments covered

By Type, By Application, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa


Report customization as per your requirements with respect to countries, region and segmentation.


The disposable intestinal wash bags market report covering key segments are type, application, and region.

Disposable Intestinal Wash Bags Market Size Worth $18.97 Billion By 2032.

The global disposable intestinal wash bags market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 1.3% during the forecast period.

North America is leading the global market.

key driving factors in disposable intestinal wash bags market are Increasing Cases of Gastrointestinal Disorders.