North American Toxicology Laboratories Market Revenue to Cross US$511 Billion in 2030, Expects Explosive Growth

Fairfield Market Research Finds that Amphetamines, Immunoassay Kits, and Advanced Tech are Leading the Charge. The US will Maintain a Dominant Positioning in the Market Throughout the Forecast Period.

London, March 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The North American toxicology laboratories market is poised for a decade of impressive expansion, with a projected CAGR of 10.4% by 2030. This growth is fueled by a multitude of factors, including rising demand for rapid screening technologies, robust regulatory frameworks, and thriving pharmaceutical and chemical sectors.

The market size of toxicology laboratories in North America is projected to surge from US$255.2 Mn recorded in 2023 to US$511.2 Mn by 2030-end. A recently released report of Fairfield Market Research provides an in-depth analysis of this market to reveal some groundbreaking insights. Technological advancements like high-throughput screening are driving innovation, says the report.

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Report Attributes Details
Base Year 2022  
Forecast Year 2023 – 2030
Market Size in 2022 US$255.2 Mn
Estimated Market Size in 2030 US$511.2 Mn
CAGR 10.4%  
Growth Drivers
  • Rising End User Awareness About Conventional Toxicology Testing Devices
  • Expanding Chronic Disease Burden
  • Increasing Spending of Governments on Toxicity Testing
  • Drug Class (Alcohol, Amphetamines, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Illicit Drugs, Opiates/Opioids, Tricyclic’s Antidepressants, Z Drugs, Misc)
  • Product Type [Reagent Kits – ELISA, PCR, Enzyme Multiplied Immunoassay Technique (EMIT), Radio Immuno-sorbent Assay (RIA), Instruments –
  • Immunochemistry Analyzers, PCR Machine, Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GS/MS), High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)]
  • Sample (Urine, Blood, Hair, Oral Fluid)
  • End User (Hospitals, Clinics, Diagnostic Laboratories, Forensic Laboratories, Rehabilitation Centers)

“The growing emphasis on personalised medicine, and the increasing demand for rapid and sophisticated toxicology testing methods are creating fertile ground for innovation in the North American toxicology laboratories market,” says the analyst at the company, adding further, “The dominance of the US in this market is likely to continue due to its commitment to cutting-edge R&D in the field of toxicology”.

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Key Research Insights

  • Amphetamine drug class, and immunoassay kits are the leading market segments.
  • Mounting government spending on toxicity testing is a major highlight of the report. Increased government funding to combat illegal drug consumption presents lucrative growth opportunities for market players.
  • The US is foreseen to be the pre-eminent market in the region’s toxicology laboratories.

Insights into Segmentation Analysis

Amphetamines Lead the Way by Drug Class

The amphetamines drug class is anticipated to witness the fastest growth due to its diverse applications in treating ADHD, narcolepsy, and other conditions.

This segment, encompassing medications like Adderall, and Ritalin, is experiencing a surge in demand due to its diverse applications in treating ADHD and other conditions.

Cocaine, and opioids are also expected to hold significant market shares.

Sales of Immunoassay Kits Dominant

The reagent and kits segment, driven by the dominance of immunoassay kits, is projected to maintain its leading position. However, instruments like GC-MS are likely to experience significant growth due to their efficiency and affordability.

These kits are the most sought-after reagent and kit type, offering high sensitivity, specificity, and convenience for detecting a wide range of toxic substances.

Pharma and Biotech Provide the Largest Application Area

The pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industries are expected to be the primary users of toxicology testing services.

However, the growing focus on environmental safety and food security will drive demand from these sectors as well.

Demand Grows Maximum in Hospitals and Diagnostic Labs

Hospitals and diagnostic laboratories will remain the largest consumers of toxicology testing services due to the rising prevalence of chronic diseases, and the need for regular patient monitoring.

However, research organisations and forensic laboratories will also contribute significantly to market growth.

The rising prevalence of chronic diseases, accidents, and poisoning cases is driving the demand for toxicology testing services in these institutions.

Key Report Highlights

  • In line with the growing focus on advanced technologies, high-throughput screening (HTS) is revolutionising the market by enabling rapid screening of numerous compounds for toxicity.
  • Integration of informatics and data solutions has been on the rise. Secure storage, and analysis of confidential test results through mass spectral databases are becoming increasingly crucial.
  • Outsourcing of toxicology testing has emerged as a major market trend. Businesses are increasingly outsourcing their toxicology testing needs to access expertise and advanced technology without substantial capital expenditure.

The Primacy of the US Prevails

The North American toxicology laboratories market is experiencing significant growth due to several key drivers. Stringent regulations surrounding environmental contaminants, food safety, and pharmaceutical development are mandating rigorous testing across various industries.

Advancements in mass spectrometry, genomics, and bioinformatics are enabling more sophisticated and precise toxicology testing, leading to earlier detection of potential hazards.

The US is expected to remain the dominant market due to its advanced research infrastructure, stringent regulatory frameworks, and a thriving pharmaceutical and chemical sector.

Canada’s focus on food safety and environmental regulations will contribute to steady market growth. Growing government funding for healthcare and research activities will further propel the market forward.

Key Market Companies in North America’s Toxicology Laboratories Sector

  • Neogen Corporation
  • Danaher Corporation
  • Agilent Technologies Inc.
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
  • Abbott (Alere, Inc.)
  • Redwood Toxicology Laboratory

North America Toxicology Laboratories Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2023-2030 – (By Drug Class, By Product Type, By Sample, By Geographic Coverage and By Company):

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