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Choosing the right material
Disposable gloves are available in a wide variety of materials to provide the best combination of protection, dexterity and cost for different applications. Whether you’re working with food or in a critical lab environment, we have a solution for you.


Nitrile gloves are made out of synthetic rubber and are ideal when superior chemical resistance is a requirement. This is why nitrile gloves are among the preferred choices for industrial applications such as the automotive, chemical and safety, janitorial and sanitation industries. These are Latex-free gloves which is the preferred synthetic alternative in the medical industry.

  • Superior puncture resistance
  • Three to five times more puncture resistant than latex
  • Safe for extended use
  • Recommended for: Automotive, chemical and safety, janitorial, and sanitation industries.


Latex gloves are more elastic than nitrile gloves and feature better puncture resistance than vinyl gloves. Medical/exam grade latex gloves are best suited for applications that are at risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other environmental contaminants such as the medical and dental industry. Industrial grade latex gloves are best suited for applications that require contact with chemicals and solvents, such as the automotive, chemical and safety, and janitorial and sanitation industries.

  • Best fit and feel with high chemical and puncture resistance
  • Safe for extended use
  • May cause allergic reactions
  • Recommended for : Medical, Industrial


Vinyl gloves helps reduce allergic reactions, such as latex allergies, and can be used for activities that require frequent changes of gloves. Medical/exam grade vinyl gloves are latex free and offer superb strength, durability, and barrier protection against blood borne pathogens. They are also FDA approved for medical use in industries such as healthcare, dental, childcare, and senior care. Industrial grade vinyl is best suited for food service, plumping, janitorial, agriculture, paint, and other industrial applications.

  • Latex free material
  • Loose fitting lightweight gloves
  • Great for frequent glove changes
  • (Industrial Grade) Recommended for: Food handling, plumbing, janitorial, paint
  • (Medical Grade) Recommended for: Healthcare, dental, childcare, and senior care


Polyethylene gloves are designed for light duty tasks and work environments that require changing gloves often. Disposable poly gloves are the most economical choice when dealing with food service and food preparation, not only because they are powder free and latex free, but also because they are packaged to take up minimal space.

  • Extra lightweight gloves ideal for short term uses
  • Looser fit than latex, nitrile, and vinyl
  • Not ideal for work with hazardous materials
  • Recommended for: Light-duty tasks, restaurants, food prep

Antimicrobial Gloves
Antimicrobial Disposable Gloves contain a bacteria destroying agent which is integrated into the gloves during the manufacturing process - not sprayed on - so it won't crack or wear off and lasts the life of the product. The ever-present agent penetrates the microorganism cells and not only stops them from multiplying but also kills them by disrupting the metabolism.

  • Prevents the spread of bacteria and potential infections
  • Smooth finish, polyurethane coated for easy glove changes
  • Recommended for: Food service, Jan/San, beauty and salon

Powdered vs Powder Free
In addition to material, latex, vinyl, and nitrile gloves often come with a choice of being powdered or powder free. Dry lubricants in powdered gloves such as cornstarch and silicone, makes putting the gloves on easier and to prevent them from sticking.

  • Added with cornstarch making the gloves easier to put on
  • Prevents hands from overheating
  • Prevents the gloves from sticking together
  • Recommended for: Healthcare industries, busy environments, quick cleaning

  • More expensive than powdered option
  • Tougher to remove from hand
  • Recommended for: Food industries, mechanics, hair and beauty, lab work