Glove Grades

Glove Grades

GloveNation has a variety of glove styles available to suit any need or preference. From lightly powdered, powdered, and powder-free to latex and latex-free, we have all the glove styles needed to fulfill any task. But what about glove grades? What is the difference between food grade/food service, surgical, medical/exam grade, and industrial grade?
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What is the FDA?

What is the FDA?

FDA refers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA is part of the Department of Health and Human Services and is responsible for ensuring that food and materials used for food and beverage packaging and processing are safe for use by the public.
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Textured Gloves

Textured Gloves

Disposable gloves can have a variety of different textures to make them ideal for certain tasks, or provide users with a quality fit and feel that is suited for their needs.
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Sterile vs. Non-Sterile Gloves

Sterile vs. Non-Sterile Gloves

Sterile gloves are defined as sterile when they meet the FDA standards for sterilization techniques. Non-sterile gloves are not usually sterilized by the manufacturer of the gloves, but still must be tested by the FDA after sterilization to ensure that they meet the FDA’s standard assurance level (SAL) for sterilization techniques.
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Accelerator Free Gloves

Accelerator Free Gloves

Latex allergies caused by proteins from natural rubber latex material are most commonly brought up when talking about glove related allergies. But what about allergies relating to non-latex gloves?
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What is a Corrosive Chemical?

What is a Corrosive Chemical?

Corrosive chemicals are defined as chemicals that can cause damage to body tissues. These chemicals can be dangerous if they come into contact with user’s skin, tissues, eyes, and body parts. Find out which gloves will protect your hands.
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