Urinary collection bag is a medical product that helps in collecting urinary output, which is required for long term medical care or urinalysis, which includes detection of urinary tract infection. Urinary collection bags are required when a patient is admitted to hospital for long period. Urine collection bag is a backup to bladder urine collection system. Furthermore, urine collection bags are used in military fighter aircraft or during spaceflight, which are not equipped with toilets as pilots need to empty their bladder during several hours of aircraft fly and urine collection bags are also used among the patient suffering from urinary incontinence disorder.

Urine collection bags help to reduce the contamination of urine sample by pathogens reducing the risk of odor and leakage. Urine collection bags are made up of non-toxic, soft and resistant material, which can be used during travels where there is no availability of toilets.   

Urine Collection Bags Market Taxonomy

By Product Type

  • Urinary Leg Bags
  • Urinary Bedside Bags
  • Urinary Belly Bags

By Raw Material Type

  • Silicone
  • Plastic
  • Rubber

By End User

  • Home Care Settings
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Private Clinics
  • Diagnostic Laboratories
  • Hospital

Rise in number of urinary bladder disorders fuels the urine collection bags market

Urine is collected in urine collection bags attached to a catheter inside the bladder. Mostly Urine collection bags are used for urinary incontinence, which is involuntary leakage of urine, inability of patient to urinate called urinary retention, surgery where catheter is necessary, and urinary tract infections, which favors the growth of urine collection bags market.  According to Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report in 2006, urinary incontinence affects up to 13% of the Australian men and 37% of the Australian women.

Furthermore, modifications in the design of urine collection bags for precise groups of pathogens such as bacteria, virus, chlamydia and parasites favors the growth of market. Also, urine collection bags helps to avoid leakage during transportation inhibiting contamination for 48 hours without refrigeration.

Regional growth engines for urine collection bags market

Depending on geographic region, urine collection bags market is segmented into various region such as North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa. North America is expected to favor the growth of market due to high incidence of chronic diseases. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 117 million people had one or more choric health conditions in the U.S. in 2012. Developing nations in regions, such as Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa is expected to grow in urine collection bags market.

Furthermore, Africa is also expected to fuel the market growth, due to increase in awareness about personal hygiene and rise in healthcare standards.

The key players dominating the global urine collection bags market

Providers in the market offer a broad range of urine collection bags.  Increase in adoption of market strategies, such as online marketing, innovation in product, and advanced technology competition in market is increased. Some of the key players operating in global urinary collection bags market are Medline Industries, Inc., Teleflex, Boston Scientific Corporation, Coloplast Ltd., B. Braun Melsungen AG, CR Bard Inc., Hollister Incorporated, Medtronic, Cook Group Incorporated, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. and Becton, Dickinson and Company.


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