Nitrile gloves are the perfect alternatives between latex gloves and vinyl gloves. As the people who work in hospital, dental, and laboratory often require protective nitrile gloves due to the nature of their work. The nitrile glove functioned as a line of protection from the various hazardous risks the job may carry. There are different varieties of nitrile gloves available in the market, which produced with different manufacturing processes. Medical grade nitrile gloves are used by paramedics as it is more durable and strong which match the nature of the work. It needs to be manufactured under exact and strict safety standards to ensure these nitrile gloves are in highest quality as possible.
Latex gloves are made of natural rubber latex and categorized as processed plant product. Latex gloves are flexible and durable with a consistent fit. Latex is great for protection against infection and contamination. Latex gloves are available in powdered or powder-free, as well as exam or general purpose. Latex gloves may cause skin allergic to some users, but it is still widely used with it affordable price.
Nitrile gloves are a synthetic glove which has rubber-like characteristics. Nitrile glove has almost the same flexibility, tensile strength, and durability as a latex glove. The greatest benefit of nitrile gloves which it is protein free and allergy free. Nitrile gloves are a great alternative to latex glove for people with latex allergies. Nitrile gloves are more durable than latex which provides protection against petroleum-based products.
Nitrile gloves are very similar to latex gloves with only one difference being that they contain no latex. Actually, people are often allergic to latex and therefore wearing latex gloves can cause them to have an allergic reaction. Nitrile gloves are made with material that is similar to latex in terms of performance but without the negative reaction that is associated with latex. If you are concerned about using latex gloves, then nitrile gloves are a good alternative.
The other benefits of nitrile gloves are that they are very strong, flexible and durable. Latex gloves are much stronger and you can perform variety of task that might not suitable while wearing a regular gloves. Nitrile gloves are also suitable for handling hazardous wastes and toxic chemical as they are highly resistant to chemicals. Although nitrile gloves is a good alternative, but it is hard to wear compared to latex gloves. Nitrile glove is generally stickier than latex, this is the reason why it is more troublesome to put on and take off. Many gloves are designed with inner lining or cornstarch. This design allows the gloves to slip on and off more easily with minimal effort and lower the risk of damage to the glove.
Almost every glove providers manufacture convenience grade nitrile gloves as you don't need to hold on strict standards to make them. Nitrile gloves are ideal for all types of general and examinations use. They have a great sense of touch for the user. Nitrile glove is also comfortable to wear for long periods of time without stiff or immovable feel that is often happened with latex gloves. With this good balance, nitrile gloves have become popular for medical examination uses.
|Type||Powdered & Powder-Free, Non-sterile|
|Material||100% Synthetic Nitrile Latex|
Blue, White Powder-Free:
Blue, White, Black, Orange, Green, Pink, Red, Yellow, Light Purple, Cool Blue, Cornflower Blue, Grey, Magenta (Other colours available upon request)
|Design & Features||Ambidextrous, finger or palm textured surface, beaded cuff
USP grade absorbable cornstarch
Polymer coated, online single chlorinated or offline double chlorinated
|Storage||The gloves shall maintain their properties when stored in a dry condition. Avoid direct sunlight|
|Shelf-life||5 years from the date of manufacturing|