How much do you know about disposable gloves? You probably know you need to wear them for protection. They protect you. They protect other people you encounter. They protect food. They protect sterile equipment. But, how much do you actually know about the gloves you put on? As a maker of disposable antimicrobial gloves, our team at Antimicrobial Plus wanted to share with you some interest facts about disposable gloves.
Things to Know About Disposable Gloves
- Disposable gloves come in many different materials including latex, nitrile, polyethylene, and vinyl.
- Nitrile gloves are the most popular safety glove.
- Nitrile gloves are three to five times stronger and more puncture resistant than latex gloves.
- Nitrile gloves are latex free.
- Disposable gloves don’t last forever. They begin to degrade during usage.
- You should store disposable gloves in a cool, dry place so they will not crack, lose elasticity, or change in texture.
- Powdered gloves can cause allergic reactions and irritations to the skin.
- Latex gloves are made of rubber.
- Latex gloves are known to be comfortable and have good dexterity.
- Latex gloves are good to wear for an extended amount of time.
- Gloves must go through a series of tests by the FDA that ensure durability before they can be marketed to hospitals and medical facilities.
- Nitrile gloves mold to your hand.
- Nitrile gloves have a long shelf life.
- Nitrile gloves resist many chemicals and can be worn for a long time.
- Vinyl gloves are a looser fit.
- Vinyl gloves are good for shorter usages and better used in the food industry.
- Vinyl gloves are lightly powdered.
- Non-sterile gloves are less expensive than sterile gloves.
- Sterile gloves are used during surgeries.
- Sterile gloves have been sterilized up to the FDA’s guidelines and standards.
- Disposable gloves come in different thicknesses.
- Disposable gloves are available in many colors.
- Nitrile gloves are hypoallergenic.
How to Purchase Antimicrobial Disposable Gloves?
Whether you work with food or in the janitorial industry, you need disposable gloves. Any time a worker comes in contact with food or contaminated surfaces, gloves should be worn to stop the spread of pathogens. Disposable gloves are essential to a healthier facility, but they also require a person to use them properly and to wash his or her hands.
Disposable gloves help reduce the spread of pathogens from one person or place to another. Our antimicrobial gloves may look like ordinary gloves, but they’re much more. The d2p antimicrobial agent in our gloves not only protects your hands but has been scientifically proven to kill pathogens on contact, including E-coli, Salmonella, mold, bacteria, algae, yeast, mildew, and fungi. The d2p’s bacteria-killing power is integrated into the glove material during the manufacturing process. — not sprayed on — so it won’t crack or wear off.At Antimicrobial Plus Gloves, we have nitrile, polyethylene, and vinyl gloves. Our gloves are latex-free and come in a variety of sizes. To learn more about these gloves or to contact us, please call 888-400-4937 or visit our safety gloves page to get more information or request a complimentary pair. ANTIMICROBIALPLUS Gloves are available in Jacksonville, Fl