Blog/Glove Knowledgebase — Allergies and Chemicals

Accelerator Free Gloves Q&A

Posted by Melanie Predolich on

Accelerator Free Gloves Q&A

We get get many questions about accelerator free gloves and rightfully so. As you likely know, latex gloves cause many people to experience allergic reactions, which has turned many people towards using nitrile gloves instead, because nitrile doesn’t pose the same threat of allergies. However, now with the prominent use of nitrile gloves, we’re seeing more and more people develop sensitivities to nitrile exam gloves as well. Vinyl is left being one of the few other glove options that can be used in a medical or exam situation, however vinyl gloves do not offer the same protection nor elasticity as...

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Nitrile Gloves: Buyer’s Guide to Choose the Best Nitrile Glove for Your Application

Posted by D G on

Nitrile Gloves: Buyer’s Guide to Choose the Best Nitrile Glove for Your Application

As we’ve seen in many of our other blogs, nitrile gloves are quickly rising to the top of the popularity list when it comes to disposable gloves. There are so many reasons for their surge in use. Nitrile gloves possess many of the same benefits that natural latex gloves have, including flexibility, dexterity, and a snug fit. But, they eliminate the potential for allergic reactions because nitrile is a synthetic rubber, without the properties in latex that cause allergies. These gloves are so widely versatile, across nearly any application or industry. They have excellent puncture resistance, and are tough enough...

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Some Household Cleaning Products You May Want to Avoid If you Have Allergies

Posted by D G on

Some Household Cleaning Products You May Want to Avoid If you Have Allergies

Cleaning products are often associated with images of spotless homes and healthy, happy families. Sadly, the reality is much farther away from the happy fantasy shown in cleaning advertisements. Many cleaning products contain chemicals that are harmful to humans, and these toxic chemicals are particularly damaging to children who are still growing. Research from both the University of Minnesota and the Consumer Protection Safety Commission has found that many regularly used cleaning products have caused an alarming increase in health conditions. Many cleaning products contain ingredients such as formaldehyde, ammonia, and sodium lauryl sulphate. Though most people know that ingesting...

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