How to Select the Right Nitrile Glove for your Application

With so many varieties of Nitrile Gloves on the market it can be hard to know which one to pick. We spoke with our glove experts and came up with some considerations to help you make the right decision. 

For the purpose of this article, we’re going to focus on single-use, disposable, medical-grade nitrile gloves most commonly found in hospitals, medical facilities, dental facilities and laboratories. 

All medical-grade gloves are Health Canada licensed as Class 2 Medical Devices, ensuring they have undergone rigorous testing to provide the strength and durability needed for your specific application. Health Canada guidelines also state that medical-grade gloves must be clearly identified as such by using specific words, (like “health care”, “examination”, “medical”) symbols or images that signify medical use. While non-medical gloves may be less costly, they are also less protective. 


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