Glove Related Contact Reactions

Gloves are important personal protective equipment to prevent contact with hazardous materials in the lab, however, sometimes gloves can cause reactions in wearers ranging from mild irritation to systemic allergic reactions.  The information in this fact sheet details some common issues with different types of gloves and how these can be resolved to ensure both comfort and safety in the lab.  For additional information on glove selection, please visit the glove selection webpage.