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Advantages of Powder Free Gloves

With production efficiencies and personal preferences, the trend toward powder free gloves is on the rise. Why use powder free gloves? Powder free gloves have a majority market share. This is because they are best for a number of applications. Powder free gloves are preferred for the automotive industry, for example. When powdered gloves are

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Getting Ready for New Prop 65 Requirements

Starting Dec. 20, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), which is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency, will roll out a new labeling requirement for products containing Diisononyl phthalate (DINP). Retailers and distributors in the state of California that sell items that contain this chemical must understand their obligations. This requirement

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The Many Uses for Gloves in a Facility

There are various types of facilities, each of which having numerous applications that require disposable gloves. Within these facilities, numerous tasks – some core to the business and other supporting – are undertaken, and each of these instances requires a certain level of protection. Here are some examples of activities at large facilities and how gloves are be

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Know Your Glove Materials: Part III Vinyl

The second generation of disposable gloves, polyvinyl chloride (PVC), or vinyl, followed latex gloves. As a result of the growing awareness of HIV in the 1980s, the health care industry needed a disposable glove to create a barrier between medical professionals and bloodborne pathogens. This gave rise to latex gloves but due to a number

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Unexpected Uses for Disposable Gloves: Fishing

Who would have thought that disposable gloves could be an excellent holiday gift! According to The Vancouver Columbian, nitrile gloves are a perfect holiday gift for individuals who enjoy outdoor activities such as fishing. Many anglers like to wear gloves when they are on the water, and the holiday season is the perfect time to promote

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All About Powdered Gloves

If disposable glove wearers need a product that is easier to slip on their hands, powdered products are the solution. There are powdered latex, nitrile and vinyl gloves available. The history of powdered gloves According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers began searching for a way to facilitate easier glove donning in surgical

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EMS Workers Must Follow Proper Glove Procedures

Emergency medical services (EMS) workers go through a lot of training regarding safety when donning and doffing barrier clothing such as disposable gloves, according to the Journal of Emergency Medical Services. However, these workers must remember to change their exam grade gloves at appropriate times during a call so they do not contaminate clean surfaces.

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Know Your Glove Materials: Part IV Poly

Polyethylene is the most affordable glove material and is used in the food service industry. Food service workers need a glove with enough durability for short-duration tasks, and poly gloves are the right choice. What is polyethylene? Like polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polyethylene was first created by accident. German chemist Hans von Pechmann made the first polyethylene

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The Right Gloves for the Job: Part V Agricultural

In the agricultural industry, workers are involved in a number of tasks where gloves serve as a protective barrier. These duties include working with livestock, handling chemicals such a herbicides and disinfectants and dealing with contaminated soil. With regard to herbicides and insecticides, there are hundreds of varieties that are used in agriculture, each with

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Glove Up to Prevent Spread of Equine Coronavirus

Due to an increasing number of cases of equine coronavirus (ECoV) in adult horses, horse handlers have been advised to wear disposable gloves and take other precautions to keep the disease from spreading, according to equine health publication The Horse. The virus is more common in foals, but data from Cornell University’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center