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4 Mil Disposable Nitrile Glove

NSN:  8415-01-492-0179 (Size 7-8) 4 MIL

SPMIG #: 17934



Description: Similar to medical exam gloves but made from  nitrile. Synthetic polymer (plastic) material. Popular because of cost and allows decent dexterity. Does provide some chemical resistance for various chemicals due to nitrile material. Not good for heavy exposure or immersion in chemical. Bonus is that they don’t contain latex protein, latex-allergic personnel can use with no problem. Can be uses as under-layer for other gloves. Thin (4 mil) nitrile gloves, designed for general purposes. These gloves provide light chemical splash protection.  They are not intended for immersion in liquid chemicals. The 4 mil thick version can be DOUBLE-GLOVED (2 pairs on each hand) to provide protection similar to the 8 mil thick version.



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