Vanguard Chemo Nitrile Gloves

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Nitrile Gloves

A14C11

These medical-grade nitrile gloves are latex-free and powder-free to ensure safety for both the medical caretaker and the patient. The textured surface of the 3 mil blue gloves increases grip and enables better use of delicate instruments. Effectively protect against blood-borne pathogens and chemotherapy drugs with nitrile chemo gloves. The gloves are medical-grade, powder-free, and latex-free. Vanguard chemo gloves nitrile are ambidextrous with a comfortable fit and textured surface for improved grip when using delicate medical instruments.

Product Features:

  • Medical grade and chemotherapy rated
  • Powder-free
  • Latex-free to eliminate adverse reactions
  • Textured surface for better gripping
  • Ambidextrous

Specs:

Quantity Case of 2000
Color Blue
Thickness (mil) 3 mil
Size Multiple available
Materials 100% Nitrile
Additional Information:

Looking for a glove that can stand up to harsh chemicals? Look no further than Vanguard Chemo Nitrile Gloves. These gloves are made of nitrile, a synthetic rubber that is resistant to chemicals, oils, and other harsh substances.

FAQs

Vanguard Chemo Nitrile Gloves Faqs FAQs

Are nitrile gloves safe for chemotherapy?

Yes, specific nitrile gloves that have been tested and approved by the ASTM as chemo-rated gloves are safe to use for chemotherapy.

How thick are chemo-rated gloves?

The thickness of chemo-rated gloves varies on the specific glove. General-purpose gloves range from 4-6 mils, and high-risk gloves are up to 8 mils thick.

How many gloves are recommended to wear when dealing with hazardous drugs?

When dealing with hazardous drugs, two pairs of chemo-rated nitrile, latex, or neoprene gloves should be worn at all times.

What does "chemo-rated" gloves mean?

Glove boxes that state they are "chemo-rated" on the outside have been tested by specific chemotherapy drugs for permeability (how much it allows through). The gloves that are approved are those that block healthcare professionals interacting with chemotherapy drugs from coming in contact with the drugs.

What's the difference between powdered and powder-free nitrile gloves?

Powdered gloves are easier to put on and reduce sweat due to the added cornstarch. However, powder-free gloves are preferred to reduce the contamination and skin irritation that cornstarch can cause.

Why are nitrile gloves blue?

Most nitrile gloves are blue to make it easy to differentiate between latex and non-latex gloves.

When should you not wear nitrile gloves?

If exposed to heat or electric shock, be sure to have the proper hand protection because nitrile gloves will not work well with these elements.

Are nitrile gloves latex free?

Yes, nitrile gloves don't contain any latex and are latex-free.

Are nitrile gloves safe for chemotherapy?

Yes, specific nitrile gloves that have been tested and approved by the ASTM as chemo-rated gloves are safe to use for chemotherapy.

How thick are chemo-rated gloves?

General-purpose chemo-rated gloves range from 4 to 6 mils, while high-risk gloves are up to 8 mils thick.

How many gloves are recommended to wear when dealing with hazardous drugs?

Two pairs of chemo-rated nitrile, latex, or neoprene gloves should be worn at all times when dealing with hazardous drugs.

What does it mean when gloves are "chemo-rated"?

Glove boxes that state they are "chemo-rated" on the outside have been tested by specific chemotherapy drugs for permeability (how much it allows through). The gloves that are approved are those that block healthcare professionals interacting with chemotherapy drugs from coming in contact with the drugs.

What's the difference between powdered and powder-free nitrile gloves?

Powdered gloves are easier to put on and reduce sweat due to the added cornstarch. However, powder-free gloves are preferred to reduce the contamination and skin irritation that cornstarch can cause.

Why are nitrile gloves blue?

Most nitrile gloves are blue to make it easy for healthcare workers to know which gloves are latex and which are nitrile.

When should you not wear nitrile gloves?

Nitrile gloves should not be worn when working in environments with heat and shock present.

Are nitrile gloves latex free?

Yes, nitrile gloves are latex-free.