Weighing glove options: A balance of safety, comfort and costs by ProQuest

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Powdered latex gloves provide an especially unique challenge as latex proteins can bind to the powder and become airborne. [Gina Pugliese] noted, "We're seeing 80 percent of glove purchases being non-powdered." The problem with powdered gloves, she explained, is that "the powder in the gloves aerosolizes and suspends the latex particles into the air and then you inhale them.

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