For medical professionals and anyone else with a latex allergy who is required to wear disposable gloves, it can be quite daunting trying to choose one that offers similar properties to latex and is good value for money. We have highlighted 5 of our top latex free disposable gloves to make the search simple for you.
Latex is usually a popular choice and latex gloves offer a skin tight fit that still allows for excellent flexibility, dexterity and sensitivity. They offer high quality and are least likely to tear or puncture during use.
Whilst Latex is a highly effective choice, there are reasons to avoid it. Some people do not like how it feels, whilst others prefer gloves with a higher level of mechanical strength. The main reason for not choosing latex is a latex allergy. Latex allergies are actually really common and often develop after a long period of contact with latex. Typically, those who have the most contact with this natural, rubber material are the ones most likely to be allergic to it.
Thankfully, there are now several choices that offer an alternative to latex. Many of which are still suitable to be used within the medical professions. These are:
Suitable for use across a wide range of sectors including automotive, food handling, medical and janitorial settings, Bodyguards Black Nitrile Gloves have been produced to a very high standard. They will provide excellent protection against puncture and abrasions whilst remaining comfortable and flexible to wear.
Shield Blue Powder Free Vinyl Gloves are a great choice for those who can’t wear latex gloves. They are powder free, offer excellent hand protection and are suitable for use when handling food.
Unigloves PRO.TECT Orange Heavy Duty Nitrile Gloves provide robust, long-lasting defence and a maximum, ergonomic grip that make them perfect for usage in a variety of manual handling situations.
One of the newest designs from Aurelia, the Aurelia Bold MAX Black Nitrile disposable gloves provide premium quality and outstanding tensile strength. With a unique and innovative diamond texture they offer incomparable grip, ideal for handling a wide selection of items across a vast range of industries.
These Aurelia Delight Blue Powder Free vinyl examination gloves are the ideal option for daily usage where further protection is needed. They are suitable for a range of tasks including food handling, cleaning use, and minimally invasive medical procedures.