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Laboratory Gloves
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What safety standards apply to laboratory gloves?

Gloves are used everyday in laboratories to protect the staff from potentially harmful chemicals. To make sure the protection is adequate, a range of Europe wide standards have been developed so you can be confident that the gloves you buy will keep you safe. [caption id="attachment_11539" align="aligncenter" width="384"] Are my nitrile, vinyl or latex gloves compliant with all safety sta...
SHIELDskin Orange Nitrile Sterile Gloves
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What gloves are suitable for RNAse free environments?

Simply wearing gloves may not provide sufficient protection against RNAse - we've taken a look at what precautions should be taken, and which gloves are suitable for RNAse free labs. RNAse contamination It is generally acknowledged that RNA is more prone to degradation than DNA, which may be because of the ubiquity and robustness of RNases. This means researchers wishing to maintai...
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Get the right gloves....Latex or Nitrile?

Latex [caption id="attachment_4482" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Bodyguard Powder Free Latex Gloves[/caption] Natural rubber latex is a milky sap-like substance produced by the rubber tree called Hevea brasiliensis, found in Southeast Asia, India and South America. When the trunks of these rubber trees are tapped, they produce latex. This latex is then collected and used in manufacturin...
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