Tag Archives: Safety

Using medical gloves

Wash your hands before putting on sterile gloves. Make sure your gloves fit properly for you to wear them comfortably during all patient care activities. Some people are allergic to the natural rubber latex used in some medical gloves. FDA requires manufacturers to identify on the package labeling the materials used to make the gloves. […]

What are Nitrile gloves?

Nitrile is the superior material for today’s disposable gloves. Nitrile, also known as NBR, is a form of synthetic rubber with an unusually high resistance to oil, fuel and other chemicals. The more nitrile within the polymer, the greater the protection from oils, but the lower the flexibility. Nitrile has a higher puncture resistance than any other glove material. Nitrile also has a better chemical […]