Why Gloves Can Contain Fungicides

October 2, 2019

You would never use a glove with a fungicide in it, right? Well you might. Thiurams are accelerators that can be used in glove manufacturing to help the process of vulcanization - this makes a glove stronger and more elastic. Thiurams are also...

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Tag: Food Safety

Why New Gloves are Contaminated

September 18, 2019

New and unused disposable gloves should be clean, you shouldn’t expect anything but! However, large varieties of bacterial contamination of new and unused single-use gloves have been tested for in scientific studies. Results showed gloves were...

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Tag: Food Safety

Dirty Gloves Linked to Food Spoilage

August 30, 2019

Pathogens known to cause food spoilage have been found on brand new disposable gloves compliant for food handling. 

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Proud of Reduced 2018 Sustainability Impact

July 4, 2019

When we set up the business 13 years ago, we didn’t aim to be another disposable glove and clothing supplier; we aimed to create a great business, supplying ethically sourced and sustainably better products, of the highest quality; and at a...

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Tag: BCorp Sustainability Food Safety

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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Tag: Food Safety Dental/Medical

Five Glove Myths Busted

June 3, 2019

We've busted the top five disposable glove myths that we seem to come across. 

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Visiting Our Factories: Supply Chain Transparency

May 29, 2019

If the current Mycoplasma Bovis scare has taught us anything, it’s the critical importance of traceability. For those in the Dairy and Beef farming sectors, the ability to accurately track animal movements (or not) has been critical to the...

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Glove Toxins Affect IVF Results

May 27, 2019

A study by an infertility centre has scientifically shown the toxicity of disposable gloves can affect in vitro fertilisation (IVF) results. Specifically, toxicity levels in 10 different types of medical gloves were tested, and results revealed...

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Phthalate and Accelerator 101

February 25, 2019

What are Phthalates and Accelerators? Phthalates are a family of inexpensive chemicals that can be used in the production of disposable gloves. They are primarily used to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC) or vinyl products (including gloves) more...

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Top 5 Glove Issues Solved

February 18, 2019

We’ve solved a few common glove issues that disposable glove wearers encounter. 

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Tag: Food Safety