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      Medical Gloves: Trusted Protection for Health Professionals - Ready First Aid

      At 72hours.ca, our Medical Gloves are the foundation of safety for healthcare practitioners. These gloves are meticulously designed to provide a dependable barrier against contamination and ensure the well-being of both healthcare professionals and patients.

      • Compliance with Standards: Our gloves adhere to the stringent regulatory requirements necessary for medical use, ensuring both safety and quality.
      • Versatile Use: Ideal for a wide range of applications, from clinical examinations to high-risk procedures.
      • Enhanced Comfort: Engineered for a comfortable fit, allowing for flexibility and tactile sensitivity necessary for medical tasks.

      For dental professionals, our Dental Gloves offer specialized protection tailored to the needs of dentistry. And remember, bulk purchasing options are available for all our glove types, with free shipping on orders over $100.

      Looking for gloves that cater to other professional environments? Explore our Food Safe Gloves for the food industry and Automotive Gloves for automotive applications.

      Shop our Medical Gloves today and provide your team with the protection they deserve.

      Health Canada

      Food and Drugs Act (FDA) and the Medical Devices Regulations are used to protect the health and safety of all Canadians. Through implementing and enforcing specific requirements for all medical devices sold in Canada.

      Medical devices are classified into four groups which include Class I, II, III, and IV. The classification is based on the level of risk the device has to the risk and safety. Class I medical devices pose the lowest potential risk whereas Class IV poses the highest potential risk.

      All devices that are Class II and above are licensed by Health Canada to be sold in the Canadian market. Before a license is given, the device must meet specific requirements and standards that are verified by Health Canada.


      Medical Nitrile Gloves

      Medical Nitrile Gloves are classified as Class II medical devices and must adhere to the standards and requirements of Health Canada. They are used to prevent the transmission of diseases and germs and provide a physical barrier against cross-contamination. The Canadian standard for gloves is the ISO 11193-1 or ASTM D3578 depending on the composition of the gloves. Gloves that meet the European standard, EN 455, also meet the required standards.

      Specification and Standards:

       

      Freedom from Holes

      Dimensions

      Physical Properties

      Protein Leaching

      Powder Residue

      Powder Amount

      Shelf life

      ISO 11193-1

      (Canada)

      X

      X

      X

       

       

       

       

      ASTM D3578

      (USA)

      X

      X

      X

      X

      X

      X

       

      EN 455

      (Europe)

      X

      X

      X

      X

      X

       

      X

       

      Source: Specifications on gloves

      According to the Government of Canada, medical nitrile gloves must comply with Nitrile Rubber Latex – ISO 11193-1:2008, type 2, ASTM D 6319:2019, or EN 455-1 and EN455-2.



      Non-Medical Nitrile Gloves

      Unlike medical gloves, non-medical nitrile gloves are not subjected to the Medical Devices Regulations. With that being said, non-medical gloves and industrial- use gloves must clearly express they are not intended for medical use.



      72Hours Nitrile Gloves
      We carry medical-grade nitrile gloves brands in all sizes.

      Sizes include extra-small, small, medium, large, and extra-large.

      The following is a list of the few standards that the different brands of nitrile gloves cover. This is a mixed list and does not apply to all of the nitrile glove brands carried:

      ASTM D6319
      EN 1149-1/2/3
      FDA21 CFR 177-2600
      ASTM D6978-05
      ASTM F1670-08(2014)
      ASTM F1671:2007
      ASTM D7558-09(2014)
      ASTM D6319