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How can we prevent latex allergy?
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What are the characteristics of Polychloroprene Gloves?
What is the difference between Polychloroprene and Neoprene?
Gloves
There is no difference they are the same. Neoprene is the DuPont registered brand name for Polychloroprene. Polychloroprene is a family of synthetic rubbers that are produced by polymerization of chloroprene.
Disposable Garments
What are the storage guidelines for garments?
What is the shelf life of garments ?
Is there a recommended method for disposing of used BioClean-D garments?
Can I re-use the garments?
How do I know the garments are sterile?
If garments are sterilised by irradiation are they at all radio-active?
What does SAL 10-6 mean?
How are garments sterilised?
I have noticed that there is an information sheet packed with the garments. Wont the sheet contaminate the cleanroom when the garment is unpacked?
Are the garments suitable for use in cleanrooms?
Are the garments anti-static?
What is meant by chemical permeation and penetration?
What is the difference between Type 5 & 6 and Type PB[5] & Type PB[6]?
The label states PPE Category 3 Type 5/6 - what does this mean?
Why do some CE marks have a number next to them?
What does the CE mark on products signify?
Does the zip area provide the same level of protection?
What about the seams? How are they constructed?
What is the material used?
What is the material used?
Why is the expiry date not mentioned on the Certificate of Irradiation?
What are the storage guidelines for garments?
What is the shelf life of garments?
Is there a recommended method for disposing of used BioClean-D garments?
Can I re-use the garments?
What other items are there in the range?
How do I know the garments are sterile?
Can non-sterile garments be sterilised?
If garments are sterilised by irradiation are they at all radio-active?
What does SAL 10-6 mean?
How are garments sterilised?
Are the garments suitable for use in cleanrooms?
Are the garments anti-static?
What is meant by chemical permeation and penetration?
What is the difference between Type 5 & 6 and Type PB[5] & Type PB[6]?
The label states PPE Category 3 Type 5/6 - what does this mean?
Why do some CE marks have a number next to them?
What does the CE mark on products signify?
Does the zip area provide the same level of protection?
What about the seams? How are they constructed?

Facemasks
Why are sterile facemasks more expensive than non-sterile ones?

Facemasks & Veils
Why are sterile facemasks more expensive than non-sterile ones?

General
How much experience does Nitritex have with meeting the needs of hospitals and various critical environments?
If a faulty product is supplied what will Nitritex do about it?
What kind of companies do Nitritex supply?
Why do some CE marks have a number next to them?
What does the CE mark on products signify?
Why the expiry date is not mentioned on the Certificate of Irradiation?
Why is the expiry date not mentioned on the Certificate of Irradiation?
What kind of companies do BioClean supply?
If a faulty product is supplied what will BioClean do about it?
How much experience does BioClean have with meeting the needs of various critical environments?
I am concerned about the safety of my EtO sterilised goggles, what can you tell me about EtO exposure levels?

Gloves
What is the difference between Nitrile and Latex?
Can Nitritex make a glove specifically to meet my requirements?
How is a Cat 3 glove recognisable from a Cat 1 glove?
When does a PPE glove become a Category 3 Glove for chemical protection?
Why does polypropylene degrade when irradiated?
Are any animal products used to manufacture gloves?
Are Gloves Anti-Static?
Can all gloves be taken into a Cleanroom?
What is the powder used in powdered gloves?
Is there a recommended method for disposing of used gloves?
Is there a recommended method for removing gloves?
What is the easiest way to put on a glove
Can I re-use the gloves?
What are the storage guidelines for gloves?
Are my gloves suitable for use with Cytotoxic (Chemotherapy) drugs?
What is the shelf life of gloves?
If gloves are sterilised by irradiation are they at all radio-active?
How can I tell if gloves have been sterilised?
What does SAL 10-6 mean?
How are gloves sterilised?
Ive heard about gloves with holes in them!
I am confused... Some gloves are sold in Small, Medium & Large, Others are 7.0, 7.5, 8.0 etc.
How can we prevent latex allergy?
What is the difference between Polychloroprene and Neoprene?
What are the characteristics of Polychloroprene Gloves?
What are Polychloroprene Gloves?
Ive heard that Nitrile & Latex Gloves can sometimes become discoloured Is this true?
What are the characteristics of Nitrile Gloves?
What are Nitrile Gloves?
What are the characteristics of Vinyl Gloves?
What are Vinyl Gloves?
How do I know if I have a latex allergy?
What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 4 Allergies
What about Glove Allergies?
What are the characteristics of Latex Gloves?
What are Latex Gloves?
What materials are Nitritex gloves made from?
Is there a recommended method for disposing of used gloves?
Is there a recommended method for removing gloves?
What is the easiest way to put on a glove?
Can I re-use the gloves?
What are the storage guidelines for gloves?
Are any animal products used to manufacture gloves?
Are BioClean Gloves Anti-Static?
Can all gloves be taken into a Cleanroom?
What is the powder used in powdered gloves?
Are my gloves suitable for use with Cytotoxic (Chemotherapy) drugs?
What is the shelf life of gloves?
If gloves are sterilised by irradiation are they at all radio-active?
How can I tell if gloves have been sterilised?
What does SAL 10-6 mean?
How are gloves sterilised?
How is a Cat 3 glove recognisable from a Cat 1 glove?
When does a PPE glove become a Category 3 Glove for chemical protection?
Why do some CE marks have a number next to them?
What does the CE mark on products signify?
I've heard about gloves with holes in them!
I am confused... Some gloves are sold in Small, Medium & Large, others are 7.0, 7.5, 8.0 etc.
What is the difference between Polychloroprene and Neoprene?
What are the characteristics of Polychloroprene Gloves?
What are Polychloroprene Gloves?
I've heard that Nitrile & Latex Gloves can sometimes become discoloured - Is this true?
What are the characteristics of Nitrile Gloves?
What are Nitrile Gloves?
What are the characteristics of Vinyl Gloves?
What are Vinyl Gloves?
How can latex allergies be prevented?
How do I know if I have a latex allergy?
What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 4 Allergies?
What about Glove Allergies?
What are the characteristics of Latex Gloves?
What are Latex Gloves?
What materials are BioClean gloves made from?
With increasing concerns about allergic reactions to latex products, what can you tell me about latex allergies?
Why would I use a 12"/16" glove?
Why would people double don gloves?
What is the best material for protection against IPA?

Goggles
How can I monitor the number of autoclave cycles the goggles I'm using have been subjected to?

Reusable Garment
What is the difference in the quality of the fabrics?
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