Disposable Gloves Buying Guide

June 10, 2019

Selecting the best protective glove can be daunting. What material? What’s the difference between all of the gloves out there? It needs to provide the highest level of safety to protect your customers, your product and your brand. That’s a big...

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What Is Nitrile?

December 10, 2018

We get asked quite a lot what nitrile actually is. Simply put, nitrile (nitrile butadiene rubber) is a synthetic, latex-free rubber. Nitrile disposable gloves have characteristics similar to latex such as their elasticity and strength, but do...

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New Face Mask Standards - Are You Compliant?

November 27, 2018

Are you using the correct level of Face Masks in your practice? The Australian Standard for single-use Face Masks for use within New Zealand healthcare environments has changed to AS 4381:2015, which now supersedes AS 4381: 2002. 

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Vinyl Gloves: Protection or Poison?

November 13, 2017

In response to PVC’s toxic threats, governments and corporations all around the world have passed policies to phase out PVC and switch to safer, healthier PVC-free products.

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Are You Paying For Cheap Glove Fillers?

August 28, 2017

Manufacturers use a list of raw materials when producing disposable gloves. It’s similar to a recipe used when baking. The raw materials determine the quality of the gloves produced. If the “ingredients” are altered or changed, the performance of...

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Labour Rights Abuse In Glove Manufacturing

March 6, 2017

In 2015, the BMA Medical Fair and Ethical Trade group convened to tackle labour rights abuse in the medical (disposable) gloves manufacturing industry. Their report “In Good Hands. Tackling labor rights concerns in the manufacture of medical...

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Eagle Protect Products In The Dental Surgery

April 18, 2016

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Did you know we have a wide range of products to suit most dental surgeries? This infographic just shows where some of our product is best used in the Dental practice. Login to place your order of these products. 

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Powdered Medical Gloves Banned By The FDA

January 20, 2016

On December 19, 2016, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final ruling banning powdered surgical gloves and powdered examination (medical) disposable gloves, effective January 18, 2017, both Nitrile and Latex gloves.

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