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How to distinguish medical and non-medical gloves?

2020-11-20

By use

Medical gloves can be divided into medical surgical gloves and medical examination gloves according to applicable scenarios.


Non-medical gloves are the daily work (non-medical work) and daily life operations that require protection by opponents, such as industrial manufacturing, cleaning labor insurance, test chemistry, or certain operations have hygienic requirements, such as food processing.


Medical gloves

Distinguish by appearance


Medical gloves are divided into natural rubber gloves, nitrile rubber gloves, polyethylene (PE) gloves and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gloves according to material. There are many types of non-medical gloves. In addition to the above four types, there are cloth gloves and leather gloves.


Distinguish by packaging information


Observe whether the product packaging information carries the words "medical" or "surgical" and "medical" in English, and whether it describes the medical applicable scenarios and medical uses. If there is relevant information, it can be judged as medical gloves.