FDA proposes ban on powdered medical gloves
Posted on 20th January 2017 at 07:57
The U.S food and Drug administration announced on March, 2016. A ban for most powdered gloves in the United States. The reason for this action is for a substantial risk of illnes or injury to health care providers, patients and other individuals who are exposed. The ban is proposed to be applied to those used as "surgeon's glove" and examination gloves. The presence of the powder is for lubricating purposes to help make it easier for the professional to puth them on and take them off, however, can carry proteins that may cause respiratory allergic reactions.