Nitrile is a synthetic rubber compound that is commonly used as a disposable glove material.  Nitrile has been around for a while, but only recently it’s become more affordable, which explains why it’s gaining popularity throughout medical, food and cleaning industries. Nitrile has a higher puncture resistance than any other glove material.

Gloves should be replaced regularly. Multi-use gloves should be washed and stored according to the manufacturer’s instructions or workplace policy. Disposable gloves should not be re-used and multi-use gloves should not be shared between workers.

It is important that you keep up to date with recommendations and directions about the wearing of personal protective equipment (PPE) that apply nationally, and in your state or territory, and ensure that these are followed at your workplace. This may include instruction about the wearing of gloves in specific circumstances. There are many different types of gloves, including safety hand gloves, latex, nitrile, cotton, rubber gloves, and gloves for kids. Be sure to check out our full range to choose the suitable glove for you.

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