I worked in the disposible glove industry for years. Latex gloves are horrible for creating many symptoms. Like when you go to the Dentist: do you ever get tiny blisters in your mouth after a cleaning, well, that could be from the latex in the gloves, so ask them to use Nitrile. And if you think Nitril egloves are fine, think again, there are accelerants in all gloves, be it Vinyl, Nitrile, Butadene, you just have to make sure you know the symptoms to be able to extract what the true cause is. People as well don't realize that mattresses, blankets, pillows, underwear (its in the elastic around the waist and leg section), bras, clothing, socks, everything can have latex in it so if you tend to break out in rashes, you might want to take a look in your closet. It may not be the detergent, but the latex itself. I used to have to deal with many peeling hands during my time selling gloves and there are not alot of alternatives. I feel bad for anyone in the health industry. Great topic in the forum and thank you.
- 4/28/2010 12:40:52 PM