Glove Risks in Your Supply Chain

The upsurge in demand for single-use gloves due to Covid-19 has created widespread concerns of quality and labor exploitation at factories. 

As Coronavirus cases continue to rise globally, and the northern hemisphere stockpiles gloves and other..

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Glove Material Comparison Blog

Disposable gloves are a great way to add a barrier of protection between your hands and what you are handling. This blog (or video below if you prefer) will explain the different glove materials and the differences between them.

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Only B Corp PPE supplier gains 4th certification; Reducing Covid waste

Eagle Protect is the world's only B Corp certified glove and clothing supplier, and we are proud to announce our B Corporation™ recertification for a fourth consecutive term, confirming our commitment to positive social and environmental change...

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Could US meat processing plants learn from New Zealand standards?

Since the start of the pandemic, meat processing plants have been deemed essential services around the world in order to maintain food supplies. However, outbreaks of Covid-19 at these plants are significantly higher in some countries than..

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COVID-19 Pandemic: Prevent Glove Related Cross-Contamination

With the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the effectiveness of your glove’s barrier protection has never been more important to help prevent cross-contamination. Wearing disposable gloves alone does not necessarily prevent the spread of..

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US Bans Glove Imports Due to Labor Violations

Labor rights abuse in disposable glove manufacturing is regularly reported, the repercussions of which have now resulted in the US banning the import of gloves from a large Malaysian glove manufacturer, WRP Asia Pacific. Under US law, it is..

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Why Gloves Can Contain Fungicides

You would never use a glove with a fungicide in it, right? Well you might. Thiurams are accelerators that can be used in glove manufacturing to help the process of vulcanization - this makes a glove stronger and more elastic. Thiurams are also..

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Why New Gloves are Contaminated

New and unused disposable gloves should be clean, you shouldn’t expect anything but! However, large varieties of bacterial contamination of new and unused single-use gloves have been tested for in scientific studies. Results showed gloves were..

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Dirty Gloves Linked to Food Spoilage

Manufacturers selling gloves that state they are compliant for food handling are not required to check for bioburden or toxicity of the glove either at the factory or on entry into the US. Disposable glove manufacturing is largely unregulated...

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The Unregulated Food Safety Risk You Need to Know

Eagle leads the US glove industry in the supply and scientific research of disposable gloves which have not, until recently, been considered a food safety issue. However, ongoing scientific research continues to highlight an increasing number of..

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