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Jul, 04 2023

Emerging Trends in Heavy Metal Testing

The market for Heavy Metal Testing is witnessing significant growth due to increasing consumer awareness regarding the presence of toxic metals in packaged food, pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and the human body. The demand for reliable testing methods is driven by the growing concern over irregular levels of heavy metals, which can be harmful to human health. Increasing consumer awareness about the importance of food and personal care safety is a key driver fueling the growth of this market.

According to Data Bridge Market Research, the Heavy Metals Testing Market accounted for a CAGR of 6.9% in the forecast period of 2023 to 2030 and is expected to reach USD 3,666,813.85 thousand by 2030.

“Growth in the occurrence of foodborne diseases”

The increasing occurrence of foodborne diseases has emerged as a significant driver for the heavy metals testing market. Contamination of food products with toxic heavy metals can lead to serious health risks for consumers, resulting in a growing demand for reliable testing methods. The need to ensure food safety and prevent foodborne illnesses has propelled the adoption of heavy metals testing across the food industry, driving the market growth.

What restraints the growth of the heavy metals testing market?

“Upsurge in heavy metal pollution in water”

The accelerated growth of industries and urbanization near rivers has resulted in increased pollution and environmental degradation. The presence of heavy metals, with their toxic properties and ability to persist in the environment, further worsens water quality in lakes, rivers, and groundwater. This pollution poses a threat to both the aquatic ecosystem and human health, highlighting the need for effective measures to mitigate heavy metal contamination and protect the environment.

Segmentation:  Heavy Metals Testing Market 

The heavy metals testing market is categorized based on technology, atomic absorption spectroscopy, offering, automation, target metal, end-use. 

  • On the basis of technology, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into icp, metals speciation (methyl mercury
  • On the basis of atomic absorption spectroscopy, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into (aas) and others.
  • On the basis of offering, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into hardware, software, services.
  • On the basis of automation, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into manual, semiautomatic, fully automatic.
  • On the basis of target metal, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into arsenic, cadmium, lead, mercury, chromium, tin, copper, tungsten, zinc, nickel, selenium, and others.
  • On the basis of end-use, the heavy metals testing market is categorized into food, dietary supplement, beverages, feed products, pharmaceutical, personal care and cosmetics, fats and oils, blood and other samples, others.

Regional Insights Europe is expected to dominate the heavy metals testing market 

Europe is projected to lead the global heavy metals testing market, driven by rising awareness of foodborne illnesses. Within Europe, Germany is expected to dominate the market due to the specific characteristics of heavy metals products in the country. These factors contribute to Europe's strong position in heavy metals testing.

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Recent Developments in Heavy Metals Testing Market 

  • In September 2022, LGC expanded its manufacturing capacity with the opening of The Native Antigen Company (TNAC) at the Oxford Technology Park. This facility enables the production of infectious disease reagents, antibodies, and assays, supporting advancements in clinical diagnostics. It allows LGC to reach a wider customer base and provide essential support to the healthcare industry.
  • In July 2022, LGC introduced CannLearn, a free app-based cannabis testing training tool. This app offers comprehensive training on various aspects of cannabis testing, making it valuable for individuals new to the industry seeking essential knowledge. CannLearn helps bridge the knowledge gap and promotes accurate and reliable cannabis testing practices.

 The Prominent Key Players Operating in the Heavy Metals Testing Market Include:

  • SGS Société Générale de Surveillance SA (Switzerland)
  • Intertek Group plc (United Kingdom - U.K.)
  • Eurofins Scientific (Luxembourg)
  • TÜV SÜD (Germany)
  • ALS (Australia)
  • Mérieux NutriSciences Corporation (France)
  • LGC Limited (United Kingdom - U.K.)
  • AsureQuality (New Zealand)
  • Microbac Laboratories, Inc. (U.S.)
  • EMSL Analytical, Inc. (U.S.)
  • ifp Institut für Produktqualität GmbH (Germany)
  • OMIC USA Inc. (U.S.)
  • Applied Technical Services (U.S.)
  • Brooks Applied Labs (U.S.)
  • Quicksilver Scientific, Inc. (U.S.)
  • Symbio LABORATORIES (Australia)
  • Alex Stewart International (U.K.)
  • UFAG LABORATORIEN (Switzerland)
  • Consumer Product TestingSM Company (U.S.)

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Research Methodology: Global Heavy Metals Testing Market 

Data collection and base year analysis are done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and estimated using market statistical and coherent models. In addition, market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. The key research methodology used by DBMR research team is data triangulation which involves data mining, analysis of the impact of data variables on the market, and primary (industry expert) validation. Apart from this, data models include Vendor Positioning Grid, Market Time Line Analysis, Market Overview and Guide, Company Positioning Grid, Company Market Share Analysis, Standards of Measurement, global vs Regional and Vendor Share Analysis. Please request analyst call in case of further inquiry.

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