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Non-latex Protective Gloves

Non-latex Protective Gloves

Protective glove for the safe handling of cytostatics and microorganisms

New Neoprene Protective Gloves

Berner International has developed a new protective glove specially intended for the use with CMR (carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic) and biological substances. The main target groups are predominantly pharmacies producing cytostatics, biotechnological laboratories, hospitals and cleanroom laboratories.

The new glove made from polychloroprene (also known as neoprene) is latex-free and is certified personal protective equipment (PPE) of the highest category III in accordance with the EC directive 89/686/EEC.

The new glove has passed the special requirements for laboratories producing cytostatics and biological and biochemical laboratories with flying colours. This has been proven by various penetration and permeation tests. The glove possesses an AQL (Acceptable quality level) of 1 and is suitable for the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) compliant production of cytostatics.

In addition to the numerous tests for PPE, BERNER has also had the product tested to the American standard for resistance to virus penetration, in accordance with ASTM-F1671-97b, as currently no comparable European standard exists in this field.

It goes without saying that, in spite of its exceedingly high protective properties, the protective glove nevertheless has excellent grip, optimal dexterity and an extra long cuff with rolled edge. This is where Berner International’s experience of over 25 years in the field of personal protective equipment and special protective gloves has really paid off. The paperless sterile packaging is suitable for cleanrooms; a special sterilisation indicator on the dispenser box guarantees consistent quality.

The neoprene-protective glove is available in 7 different sizes, as sterile and non-sterile versions, and in dispenser boxes of 25 pairs each. A detailed imprint on each single cuff of the glove gives the customer assured protection and prevents mix-ups, especially in the field of CMR, where due to the toxicity of the substances this is of prime importance.

Summarising, we can say that the new Neoprene-protective glove XP presents a real alternative to the BERNER cytostatic-protective gloves, known for many years for their high quality, particularly for customers with latex allergies or customer groups, working in latex-free zones in hospitals or laboratories.