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“A REVOLUTION IN GLOVE TECHNOLOGY”


The widely acclaimed SHIELDskin™ gloves provide you  with the highest level of “compliance, comfort and protection”. SHIELDskin™ latex and nitrile/polychloroprene gloves have been specifically designed for laboratory use to protect your assays against contamination and to protect you against biological and chemical hazards.

PRODUCT CATEGORY

SHIELDskin™ gloves are classified as Category III PPE against the mortal or irreversible risks as defined in the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC. Only Category III PPE gloves are likely to provide the necessary personal protection needed in a laboratory.


GLOVE USAGE

SHIELDskin™ nitrile/polychloroprene and latex gloves have been specifically designed for laboratory use to protect your assays against contamination and to protect you against biological and chemical hazards.


CHEMICAL PROTECTION

A minimum length of 260 mm/10.3″. SHIELDskin™ gloves are the first laboratory gloves to meet the minimum length requirement for liquid proof protection as specified in EN 374-1:2003. By offering 10% extra length compared to standard length laboratory gloves (240 mm) and with extra thickness, they provide optimal protection against biohazards and chemical splashes.


BIOHAZARD PROTECTION

SHIELDskin™ gloves have an Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) of 0.65, representing a performance Level of 3 according to EN 374-2:2014. This level of protection in standard laboratory gloves has never previously been available and will provide additional confidence in meeting biosecurity procedures. Microorganism resistant per EN 374-2:2014 Level 3 (AQL 0.65) and virus resistant per ISO 16604:2004 Procedure B.


ALLERGY

SHIELDskin™ ORANGE NITRILE™ gloves are accelerator-free, whist SHIELDskin™ Bright Latex 300 are free of thiazoles and thiurams thereby limiting the risk of type IV allergic contact dermatitis (or type IV delayed hypersensitivity). Furthermore, there are non-detectable levels of chemical allergens using aqueous solution extraction (Phosphate buffered solution) and High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) assay method for quantitative analysis.

  • The SHIELDskin™ ORANGE NITRILE™ gloves are 100% latex-free providing a solution for those seeking to eliminate or minimize the risk of Natural Rubber Latex type I allergy (or type I hypersensitivity).
  • The SHIELDskin™ Bright Latex 300 glove contains less than 50µg/g of total water extractables protein in order to reduce the risk of Natural Rubber Latex type I allergy (or type I hypersensitivity).

 


KEY STRENGTHS OF SHIELDskin™ gloves

  • Brand signature: Orange for biological risk.
  • Laboratory gloves for biohazard protection.
  • Latex gloves and nitrile/polychloroprene gloves.
  • Non-sterile and sterile gloves.
  • Maximum comfort.
  • Compliance with the latest European standards.
  • Category III PPE gloves (PPE Directive 89/686/EEC).
  • Extra length from 260 to 300 mm (meets or exceeds EN 420:2003 + A1:2009).
  • Biosafety: AQL 0.65 (EN 374-2:2014 Level 3).
  • Virus resistant (ISO 16604:2004 Procedure B and ASTM F1671-97b).
  • Extensively tested for chemical permeation (EN 16523-1:2015 supersedes EN 374-3:2003).
  • Reduced risk of allergies.
  • Packaging designed to comply with laboratory environments processes.
  • Double-walled protection afforded by the twinSHIELD™ technology*.

* Except SHIELDskin™ Bright Latex 300.


 

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