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World Temperature Monitoring Devices Market

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Temperature Monitoring Devices in Millions of US$. The specific product segments analyzed are Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury) Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2001 through 2015. The report profiles 105 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as A&D Medical / LifeSource, American Diagnostic Corporation, Becton, Dickinson and Company, Cardinal Health, Covidien, Kaz, Incorporated., Microlife Corporation, Omron Healthcare, Inc.and Terumo Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.


TEMPERATURE MONITORING DEVICES MCP-3365 
A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT 

CONTENTS 

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 

Study Reliability And Reporting Limitations I-1 
Disclaimers I-2 
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2 
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 
Digital Thermometers I-3 
Infrared Thermometers I-3 
Infrared Ear Thermometers I-3 
IR Temporal Artery Thermometer I-4 
Glass (Mercury) Thermometers I-4 
Electronic Temperature Monitors I-4 
Temperature Strips I-4 


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 

1. Industry Overview II-1 
Market Trends II-1 
Digital Thermometers Continue Steady Growth II-1 
Manufacturers Develop New Thermometry Technologies for Niche 
Markets II-1 
Innovation Changes the Face of Thermometers II-1 
Single-Use Chemical Dot Thermometers II-2 
Thermometers in Various Hues Attract Customers'Attention II-2 
New Alternatives for Mercury Thermometers II-2 
Issues II-2 
Concerns Over Mercury at its Peak II-2 
Mercury in Clinical Thermometers - At a Glance II-3 
EU Ban on Mercury-Based Thermometers II-3 
Fever Phobia Creates Artificial Demand II-4 
Mercury Handling & Disposal II-4 
Measures for Prevention, Safe Handling, and Disposal of 
Mercury Products II-5 
Recycling Products - Ideal Method for Minimizing Mercury 
Contamination II-5 
Rectal Thermometers and Related Issues II-6 

2. Global Market Analysis II-7 
By Region II-7 
By Segment II-7 

3. An Introduction to Thermometers II-8 
Thermometer: A Temperature Measuring Device II-8 
Origin and Evolution of Thermometer II-8 
Thermometers - Principle of Temperature Measurement II-8 
Thermometer: Technical Features II-8 
Choosing the Right Thermometer II-9 
Accuracy: The Primary Decider II-9 
Temperature Measurement Sites II-9 
Oral Cavity II-9 
Rectum II-10 
Ear II-10 
Axilla II-10 

4. Temperature Monitoring Devices - Product Overview II-11 
Types of Thermometers II-11 
Digital Thermometers II-11 
Battery-Operated Digital Thermometers II-11 
Disposable Probe Covers II-11 
Infrared Thermometers II-12 
Infrared Ear Thermometers II-12 
Components of Infrared Ear Thermometers II-13 
Problems in Measurement with IR Ear Thermometer II-13 
Advantages of Ear Thermometers II-13 
IR Temporal Artery Thermometer II-13 
Glass Thermometers II-13 
Mercury-Glass Thermometers II-13 
Mercury: A Key Element in Thermometer Manufacture II-13 
Struggling to Hold its Bastion in this Technologically 
Advanced Era II-14 
Types of Mercury-in-Glass Thermometers II-14 
Clinical Mercury Thermometers II-14 
Mercury and Glass Fertility Thermometers II-14 
Mercury Thermometers are Hazard-Prone II-14 
Future Appears Bleak for Mercury Thermometers II-15 
Alternative for Mercury-filled Glass Thermometer II-15 
Electronic Temperature Monitors II-15 
Temperature Strips II-16 
Dot Matrix/Phase Change Thermometers II-16 
Others II-16 
Other Liquid In Glass-Thermometers II-16 
Communicating Thermometer II-17 
Infant Thermometers - A Review II-17 
Thermometers for Babies II-17 
Rectal Thermometers: Most Accurate Yet Uncomfortable II-18 
Temporal Artery Thermometer Scores Over Tympanic Thermometer II-18 
Electronic Thermometers - An Insight II-18 
Types of Electronic Thermometers II-18 
Clinical Electronic Thermometers II-18 
Intermittent Electronic Thermometers II-19 
Continuous Electronic Thermometers II-19 
Self Contained Electronic Digital Thermometer II-20 
Risks of Using Electronic Thermometers II-20 

5. Product Innovations/Introductions II-21 
Land Instruments Unveils Cyclops Portable Infrared Thermometers II-21 
American Scientific Resources Introduces Thermofocus(R) Clinical 
Thermometer in the US II-21 
Braun Introduces PRT 1000 Digital Thermometer II-21 
Acon Launches 30 Second Digital Thermometer II-21 
Taiwanese Scientist Invents Ear Thermometer with a Disposable 
Ear Cap II-21 
US Inventors Devise New Digital Thermometer with Non-Linear 
Configuration II-22 
Citizen Systems Unveils New Digital Thermometer II-22 
Cardinal Health Launches Alaris Tri-Site Thermometer II-22 
Microlife Launches New Digital and Ear Thermometers II-22 
Terumo Introduces New C220 Digital Thermometer II-22 
Terumo Unveils WOMAN degreesC C520 Basal Body Thermometer II-22 
Japanese Developers Invent Electronic Clinical Thermometer 
with Buzzer II-23 
RG Medical Unveils DataTherm(R) Temperature Monitor II-23 
Opto Circuits Launches Digital Thermometers II-23 
DTE Energy to Promote Digital Thermometer II-23 
Thomas Scientific Launches New Glass Thermometers II-23 
Microlife Releases New Gold Temp(TM) Gold Tip Thermometer II-23 
InfoHealth Unveils EZEtemp Disposable Thermometers II-23 
InfoHealth Uncovers TraxIt Children's Thermometers II-24 
Timex and MEDport Releases Two Ergonomic Fever Thermometers II-24 
BD Introduces a New Digital Thermometer II-24 
Radiant Innovation Upgrades IET TH 109 II-24 
MEDport and Timex Unveils Accu-Curve Thermometer II-24 
Timex Unveils Timex Acrobat and Timex Illuminator II-24 
HIVOX Biotek Launches I-scan TS-510 II-25 
RG Medical Unveils Germatherm II-25 
Pyrometer Instrument Company Upgrades IR Thermometer II-25 
Chaney Unveils Decorative Thermometers II-25 
Ircon Announces ScanIR II Product Line II-25 
AEMC Launches Non-contact Infrared Thermometer Series II-25 

6. Recent Industry Activity II-26 
Exergen Signs Distribution Deal with GE II-26 
Kaz Acquires Thermometers & Blood Pressure Monitoring 
Business of Braun II-26 
Tecnimed Distributes Kidz-Med's Thermofocus(R) Clinical 
ThermometerII-26Xilas Bags Grant for Marketing TempTouch 
Dermal Thermometers II-26 
EterLink Licenses BTT Technology to Top Corporation II-27 
Lloydspharmacy & Nurofen Collaborate for Digital Ear Thermometers II-27 
Microlife Corp. to Become Exclusive Distributor of Medical 
Products for HealtheTech II-27 
Cardinal Health Acquires ALARIS II-27 
Exergen Enters into an Agreement with Walgreens II-27 
McKesson Medical-Surgical to Distribute Exergen's Temporal 
Artery Thermometer II-28 
HIVOX Biotek Builds New Facilities to Produce Ear Thermometers II-28 
Opto Circuits Receives Order for Digital Thermometers II-28 
SAAT Bags Purchase Order for Thermometers II-28 
Exatherm LT Halts the Production of Clinical Thermometers II-29 

7. Focus on Select Global Players II-30 
A&D Medical / LifeSource (USA) II-30 
American Diagnostic Corporation (USA) II-30 
Becton, Dickinson and Company (USA) II-30 
Cardinal Health (USA) II-31 
Covidien (US) II-31 
Kaz, Incorporated (USA) II-32 
Microlife Corporation (Taiwan) II-32 
Omron Healthcare, Inc. (Japan) II-32 
Terumo Corporation (Japan) II-33 

8. Global Market Perspective II-34 
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Geographic Region - USA, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin 
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34 

Table 2: World Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and 
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35 

Table 3: World 10-Year Perspective for Temperature Monitoring 
Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 
2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36 

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Digital Thermometers by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, 
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-37 

Table 5: World Long-term Projections for Digital Thermometers 
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of 
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures 
in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-38 

Table 6: World 10-Year Perspective for Digital Thermometers by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39 

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Infrared Thermometers by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, 
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40 

Table 8: World Long-term Projections for Infrared Thermometers 
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of 
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures 
in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41 

Table 9: World 10-Year Perspective for Infrared Thermometers 
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-42 

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Glass (Mercury) Thermometers by Geographic Region - USA, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin 
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43 

Table 11: World 8-Year Perspective for Glass (Mercury) 
Thermometers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of 
Value Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific 
(excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets 
for Years 2003, 2008 & 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) II-44 

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Electronic Temperature Monitors by Geographic Region - USA, 
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin 
America, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-45 

Table 13: World Long-term Projections for Electronic 
Temperature Monitors by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, 
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, 
and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual 
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46 

Table 14: World 10-Year Perspective for Electronic Temperature 
Monitors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding 
Japan), Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 
2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47 

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Strips by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, 
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and 
Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales 
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48 

Table 16: World Long-term Projections for Temperature Strips 
by Geographic Region - USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, 
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America, and Rest of 
World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures 
in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49 

Table 17: World 10-Year Perspective for Temperature Strips by 
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for 
USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), 
Latin America, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2008 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50 


III. MARKET 

1. The United States III-1 
A.Market Analysis III-1 
Current & Future Analysis III-1 
Market Scenario III-1 
Consumers Prefer Sophisticated Thermometers III-1 
Thermometers: Opportunities Drive Competition III-1 
Market Trends & Issues III-1 
Digital and Electronic Thermometers Replace Mercury 
Thermometers III-1 
Increasing Demand for Infant Healthcare Products III-2 
Home Health Care - Primary Revenue Generating Market III-2 
Digital Thermometers - Driving Home Consumer Market III-3 
Table 18: Leading Players in the US Digital Thermometers 
(Home Consumer) Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage 
Breakdown of Revenues for Kaz, Becton Dickinson and 
Company, MABIS, Omron, Samsung America, Private Label, 
and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3 
Infrared Thermometers - Intense Competition in the Home 
Consumer Segment III-3 
Table 19: Leading Players in the US Infrared Thermometers 
(Home Consumer) Market (2005& 2006): Percentage 
Breakdown of Revenues for Braun, Exergen, Omron, 
Private Label, and Others (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-4 
Aging Baby Boomer Push Growth III-4 
Low-Cost Digital Thermometers Ensure Revenues through 
Higher Unit Sales III-4 
Professional Temperature-Measurement Devices Market III-5 
Table 20: Leading Players in the US Digital Thermometers 
Professional Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of 
Revenues for Becton Dickinson and Company, American 
Diagnostic Corporation, Omron, and Others (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5 

Table 21: Leading Players in the US Electronic Predictive 
Temperature Monitors Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage 
Breakdown of Revenues for Welch Allyn, Tyco Healthcare, 
Alaris Medical/Cardinal Health, and Others (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5 
Professional Markets Prefer Infrared Thermometers III-6 
Table 22: Leading Players in the US Infrared Thermometers 
Professional Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of 
Revenues for Welch Allyn/Braun, Exergen, Kendall 
Healthcare/Tyco, Alaris Medical/Cardinal Health, and 
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-6 
Distribution Trends III-6 
Table 23: Personal Thermometers Market in the US (2005): 
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales and Volume Sales by 
Distribution Channel - Drug Stores, Supermarkets, and 
Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7 
Major Thermometer Brands in the US: An Analysis III-7 
Table 24: Leading Brands in the US Personal Thermometers 
Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales 
through Drug Stores, Discount Stores and Supermarkets for 
Braun Thermoscan, Vicks, BD, Vicks Speed Read, Vicks 
Comfort Flex, Geratherm, Safety 1st, Mabis, First Years, 
Comfort Scanner, and Private Label & Others (includes 
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7 

Table 25: Leading Brands in the US Personal Thermometers 
Market (2005 & 2006): Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales 
through Drug Stores, Discount Stores and Supermarkets for 
BD, Braun Thermoscan, Vicks, Geratherm, Vicks Speed Read, 
Vicks Comfort Flex, Mabis, Safety 1st, First Years, Comfort 
Scanner, and Private Label & Others (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-8 
Competition III-8 
Competitive Trends in the US Market III-8 
New/Breakthrough Technologies III-9 
Product Launches/Developments III-9 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-12 
Key Players III-14 
A&D Medical / LifeSource III-14 
Cardinal Health. III-15 
American Diagnostic Corporation III-15 
Becton, Dickinson and Company III-15 
Covidien III-16 
Exergen Corporation III-16 
Kaz, Incorporated III-17 
RG Medical Diagnostics III-17 
Welch Allyn III-18 
B.Market Analytics III-18 
Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18 

Table 27: US Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19 

Table 28: US 10-Year Perspective for Temperature Monitoring 
Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, 
Electronic Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips 
Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-19 

2. Canada III-20 
Market Analysis III-20 
Current & Future Analysis III-20 
Table 29: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - 
Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20 

Table 30: Canadian Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 

Table 31: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21 

3. Japan III-22 
A.Market Analysis III-22 
Current & Future Analysis III-22 
Product Launches/Developments III-22 
Key Player III-22 
Omron Healthcare, Inc. III-22 
Terumo Corporation III-23 
B.Market Analytics III-24 
Table 32: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - 
Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Charts) III-24 

Table 33: Japanese Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

Table 34: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25 

4. Europe III-26 
A.Market Analysis III-26 
Current & Future Analysis III-26 
EU Bans Mercury-Based Thermometers III-26 
Regulatory Environment in Select European Nations III-27 
Denmark III-27 
Sweden III-27 
Norway III-27 
The Netherlands III-27 
Infection Control Awareness Drives Demand for Non-Contact 
Thermometers III-27 
Competition in the Thermometers Market III-28 
B.Market Analytics III-28 
Table 35: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Geographic Region - 
France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets 
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ 
Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-28 

Table 36: European Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29 

Table 37: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis 
for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - 
Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30 

Table 38: European Long-term Projections for emperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31 

Table 39: European 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Geographic Region - France, Germany, 
Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 
2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32 

Table 40: European 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33 

4a. France III-34 
A.Market Analysis III-34 
Current & Future Analysis III-34 
Market Overview III-34 
France to Do Away with Mercury and Anal Thermometers III-34 
Thermometer Prices III-34 
B.Market Analytics III-35 
Table 41: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35 

Table 42: French Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36 

Table 43: French 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36 

4b. Germany III-37 
A.Market Analysis III-37 
Current & Future Analysis III-37 
Product Launch III-37 
Key Players III-37 
Braun GmbH III-37 
Geratherm Medical AG III-38 
B.Market Analytics III-38 
Table 44: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38 

Table 45: German Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39 

Table 46: German 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39 

4c. Italy III-40 
Market Analysis III-40 
Current & Future Analysis III-40 
Table 47: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40 

Table 48: Italian Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41 

Table 49: Italian 10-Year Perspective for Perspective for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - 
Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41 

4d. The United Kingdom III-42 
A.Market Analysis III-42 
Current & Future Analysis III-42 
Regulatory Environment III-42 
MHPRA Issues Alert for Medical Devices III-42 
Managing Mercury Thermometers III-42 
Product Launches/Developments III-42 
B.Market Analytics III-43 
Table 50: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43 

Table 51: UK Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44 

Table 52: UK 10-Year Perspective for Temperature Monitoring 
Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Value 
Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass 
(Mercury Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets for Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44 

4e. Rest of Europe III-45 
Market Analysis III-45 
Current & Future Analysis III-45 
Table 53: Rest of Europe Past, Current & Future Annual for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass (Mercury 
Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45 

Table 54: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46 

Table 55: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47 

5. Asia-Pacific III-48 
A.Market Analysis III-48 
Current & Future Analysis III-48 
Growing Health Conscious Consumers Boost Demand For 
Thermometers III-48 
Focus on Select Markets III-48 
China III-48 
A Major Manufacturer & Consumer of Mercury Thermometers III-48 
India III-48 
Yet to Wake Up to Risk from Mercury Thermometers III-48 
Cost - A Key Factor Sustaining Demand for Mercury 
Thermometers III-49 
A Principal Importer of Mercury Thermometers III-49 
Taiwan III-50 
Domestic Manufacturers Face Onslaught of Chinese Suppliers III-50 
Thermometer Prices III-50 
Product Launches/Developments III-50 
Strategic Corporate Developments III-50 
Key Players III-51 
Actherm, Inc. (Taiwan) III-51 
Hicks Thermometers (I) Limited (India) III-51 
Microlife Corporation (Taiwan) III-52 
Opto Circuits (India) Limited (India) III-52 
Radiant Innovation, Inc. (Taiwan) III-52 
B.Market Analytics III-53 
Table 56: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product 
Segment - Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass 
(MercuryThermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53 

Table 57: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54 

Table 58: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers,Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55 

6. Latin America III-56 
Market Analysis III-56 
Current & Future Analysis III-56 
Table 59: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product 
Segment - Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Glass 
(Mercury Thermometers), Electronic Temperature Monitors, and 
Temperature Strips Markets Independently Analyzed with 
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 
2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56 

Table 60: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57 

Table 61: Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-58 

7. Rest of World III-59 
Market Analysis III-59 
Current & Future Analysis III-59 
Table 62: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future 
Analysis for Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product 
Segment - Digital Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, 
Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for 
Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-59 

Table 63: Rest of World Long-term Projections for 
Temperature Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Digital 
Thermometers, Infrared Thermometers, Electronic Temperature 
Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets Independently 
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 
2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-60 

Table 64: Rest of World 10-Year Perspective for Temperature 
Monitoring Devices by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown 
of Value Sales for Digital Thermometers, Infrared 
Thermometers, Glass (Mercury Thermometers), Electronic 
Temperature Monitors, and Temperature Strips Markets for 
Years 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding 
Graph/Chart) III-61 


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