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There are both similarities and differences between vinyl gloves and nitrile gloves. On a basic level, both gloves are meant to protect your hands. More importantly, both gloves are made from synthetic material. Vinyl, short for polyvinyl chloride (PVC), is essentially plastic. Glove manufacturers mix this plastic material with plasticizers to give it the flexibility […]

When you clean the bathroom, think about what cleaning products you use. Maybe you use Mr. Clean, Pine Sol, Spic and Span, or just use plain old Clorox Bleach. Whatever product you use, what do all these house cleaning products have in common? Letting the cleaning liquids come into direct contact with your skin is […]

Are neoprene gloves the same as nitrile gloves? The short answer is no. These gloves are made out of different materials. Although neoprene and nitrile are made from synthetic, latex-free materials, the physical properties of these gloves are quite different. Although their names may sound familiar, if you were to handle these protective gloves side-by-side, […]

To put it simply, nitrile gloves are protective gloves made out of a synthetic material. Traditionally, medical and industrial gloves used to protect you from punctures, chemicals, and even harmful viruses have been made out of latex. In fact, nitrile protects better against punctures and can be used to offer resistance against a wide range […]

Nitrile gloves usage has increased as the medical industry adopted this material as the synthetic glove of choice. Known for protecting well against oil-based chemicals, nitrile gloves are used commonly within oncology areas to protect against chemotherapy drugs. In addition, nitrile gloves are known for their strength and durability as they are used more in high-stress environments. Since […]