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    Medical gloves from Sri Lanka

    A piece of essential personal protection equipment in the medical and health industries, medical gloves are made with natural rubber latex, nitrile rubber or neoprene and are available in un-powdered or powdered versions for improved skin lubrication.

    There are two main types of disposable medical gloves manufactured in Sri Lanka with natural rubber latex and nitrile rubber, namely examination gloves and surgical gloves. Manufactured to provide greater control or finer sensitivity, medical gloves manufacturers in Sri Lanka follow industry-accepted international quality regulations.

    Surgical Gloves

    Although less obvious, surgical gloves tend to have a more precise fitting and are usually sterilised and un-powdered as not to hinder post-surgery tissue growth and healing, examination gloves are available in unsterilised and sterilised forms and can be made from nitrile rubber, vinyl and neoprene other than natural latex. Surgical gloves made in Sri Lanka have an extra treated internal surface to soothe and protect the skin from irritation, dryness and cracking and protect the wearer against both type 1 and 4 allergies through the elimination of chemical accelerants during the manufacturing process.

    Manufactured under the stringent quality certifications including ISO 9001, ISO 13485, FDA-QSR, and CE Certification, Sri Lankan latex and latex-free surgical glove manufacturers are among the leading suppliers to the health and medical industry in the world. Surgical gloves from Sri Lanka are ideal for high-risk orthopaedics, trauma, and cardiac procedures and allows dry and damp donning as well as intra-operative changes.

    Examination Gloves

    Widely used in general medical practices, nursing, and dentistry, examination gloves are made with natural rubber latex, nitrile rubber, and neoprene. The examination gloves made in Sri Lanka are made with natural rubber soft latex and nitrile rubber and are available in sterile and non-sterlie versions. Customised for the demanding requirements of the dental and nursing professions, these gloves provide strength, comfort and fit to reduce hand fatigue and is suitable for wet surface conditions as found in the dental and nursing sectors. Manufactured under European Directive 89/686/EEC, examination gloves made in Sri Lanka are ideal for a range of industries other than health care including automotive, life Sciences, machinery and equipment, mining, oil and gas industries.

    Speciality Gloves

    In addition to the surgical and examination gloves, Sri Lankan glove manufacturers also produce a variety of speciality gloves and glove linings to provide extra protection during medical procedures.

    Designed to maintain high skin and barrier integrity, speciality gloves include radiation attenuation gloves that are specifically designed to shield the hands from intense and scattered radiation during fluoroscopic procedures in medical radiology. Made with a combination of bismuth oxide and natural rubber latex the gloves are powdered & lead-free for comfort and protection.The high barrier protection provided by natural rubber latex speciality gloves reducing chemical permeation and the high inertness of the glove makes power free natural rubber latex speciality gloves ideal chemo-gloves to be used during chemotherapy procedures by medical professionals n the ER, ICU, Lab, and Oncology Units.

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