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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Labeling Latex-Free Gloves

Labeling Latex-Free Gloves

On December 2nd, 2014 the FDA issued a final guidance document regarding the labelling recommendations for medical device manufacturers and products that are not made using natural rubber latex.
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