Tag: nitrile exam gloves

Does Glove Color Matter?

Posted by Stephanie - December 13, 2011 - Cleanroom, Dental, Food Industry, Medical Gloves, Nitrile Gloves
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Does Glove Color Matter

Until recently, the presence of color in a medical or cleanroom glove usually indicated a latex-free glove. Nitrile exam gloves were traditionally some shade of blue to help differentiate them from latex gloves, and latex gloves looked like – well, latex. But not anymore.

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Accelerator-Free Nitrile Exam Gloves – A Better Alternative

Posted by Stephanie - April 18, 2011 - Accelerator Free Gloves, Medical Gloves
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No Accelerators

As hospitals and other healthcare facilities have increasingly moved from latex exam gloves to nitrile exam gloves, skin irritation and allergy to non-latex gloves has also increased. To identify individuals with hypersensitivity to nitrile gloves, a new skin prick test has been developed by Dr. Santhosh Kumar of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. “If the patient […]

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