Resistance of gloves to permeation by chemotherapy drugs

By Martin Heels: Skin contact with chemotherapy drugs can pose significant health hazard to medical professionals; so they wear examination gloves as a protection. It is important they are tested for suitability. SATRA uses an in-line flow cell with ultraviolet...

Allergic issues related surgical gloves

By A Saj Mathews: Ever since reports of latex allergies attracted attention in the 1980’s, search for a safer alternative raw material for glove making has gathered momentum. This has led to the development of synthetic gloves, mainly nitrile gloves, which are fast...

Chemical protective gloves performance requirements

The current revised version of the original 1994 European standard for gloves, EN ISO 374-1: 2016, contains the terminology and performance requirements for chemical protective gloves. This article guides you through these requirements. SATRA can help with both the...

Ethical standards in glove industry

By Justin Seneviratne: The frame work for the ethical standard being followed in the glove industry is based on the human rights and fair labour standards formulated by the United Nations conventions. The glove industry is growing annually and global consumption will...

HLL Lifecare’s innovative condoms offer enhanced pleasure

By Sharad Matade To tap the expanding domestic and export market for condoms, HLL Lifecare Ltd has come out with a variety of innovative condoms designed to enhance the pleasure index. In an interview to Rubber Asia, Subramanian E A, Director (Technical and...