Halyard Purple Nitrile Exam Gloves Non-Sterile are powder-free gloves provide enhanced comfort, fit and barrier protection. The gloves have textured fingertips to enhance wet and dry grip.
These purple nitrile disposable gloves are latex-free and powder-free. They feature a beaded cuff, 6 mil thickness, textured fingertips, and are ambidextrous. They provide excellent dexterity and tactile sensitivity and are a very comfortable fit. The gauge thickness of KC500 gloves are .15 MM (5.9 MIL) in the middle finger, .12 MM (4.7 MIL) in the palm, and .09 MM (3.5 MIL) in the cuff.
Halyard Purple Nitrile Glove Features:
- Maximum coverage and protection
- For moderate to high exposure to fluids or chemicals
- Powder-free and natural rubber latex-free
- Textured fingertips
Halyard Nitrile Gloves are designed as an alternative for those who may have a Type 1 hypersensitivity to natural rubber latex proteins. They provide superior worry-free protection that eliminates the risks and costs associated with type 1 natural rubber latex allergies.
Maximum Protection for All RisksPURPLE NITRILE* Exam Gloves are frequently the glove of choice for
healthcare workers who need outstanding barrier protection from
bacteria, viruses and chemicals during procedures where risk of fluid
exposure is moderate to high. PURPLE NITRILE* Exam Gloves offer the
highest level of chemotherapy protection available in Halyard Health's
line of nitrile exam gloves. These durable gloves are available in 9.5-
and 12-inch lengths, for maximum coverage and protection. PURPLE
NITRILE* Exam Gloves are especially appropriate in dealing with unknown
Trusted PerformanceHealthcare professionals in the ER, ICU, Lab, and Oncology Units of
acute care facilities, as well as EMS staff, Dental clinicians, and
Cancer Center specialists all rely on PURPLE NITRILE* brand of exam
gloves. When they see that unique purple color, clinicians know they
have protection they can trust, and that gives them the confidence to
provide the best care to every patient.
Tested Against 29 Chemotherapy DrugsPURPLE NITRILE* Exam Gloves are an excellent choice for protection
against chemical exposure. They have been tested against 29 chemotherapy
drugs per the ASTM D6978-05 “Standard Practice for Assessment of
Resistance of Medical Gloves to Permeation by Chemotherapy Drugs," as
well as common chemicals found in the healthcare environment.
Quality StandardsPURPLE NITRILE* Exam Gloves have an AQL of 1.0 for critical defects.
This means that PURPLE NITRILE* Exam Gloves are significantly less
likely to have critical defects than exam gloves that just meet the ASTM
2.5 AQL requirement.
- Meets or exceeds ASTM D6319 - Standard Specification for Nitrile Examination Glove for Medical Applications
- Meets or exceeds biocompatible 10993 studies for systemic toxicity, irritation and sensitization endpoints
- Passes Viral Penetration Testing - ASTM F1671 - 07 Standard Test
Method for Resistance of Materials Used in Protective Clothing to
Penetration by Blood-Borne Pathogens Using Phi-X174 Bacteriophage
Penetration as a Test System
- Not formulated with Natural Rubber Latex – primary material is
acrylonitrilebutadiene, reducing the potential for glove-associated Type
I allergic reactions to natural rubber latex proteins
- Powder-free, minimizing the potential for powder related complications, such as irritant contact dermatitis
Gloves should be worn for all activities involving chemotherapy drugs,
including compounding, administration, handling of waste from recently
treated patients, and cleanup of spills.
- Select disposable, chemotherapy qualified, powder-free gloves that extend over the gown cuffs.1,2,3,4
- If double-gloving, one pair should be worn under the gown cuff and the other worn over the gown cuff.
- If single-gloving, the gloves should be worn over the gown cuff.
Small through Large sized gloves come in boxes of 100 and a case is 10 boxes of 100 gloves for a total of 100. X-Large gloves come in a box of 90 and a case of X-Large gloves is 10 boxes of 90 gloves for a total of 900.
These gloves were formerly known as KC500 gloves from Kimberly Clark. Kimberly Clark Health Care products are now Halyard Health products. The name has changed, but they are the same great products with the same dependable quality. The transition on these products will occur over the next 24 months. These changes include new packaging and product branding. During the transition you may receive packaging with Kimberly Clark or Halyard Health on the label. Visit www.HalyardHealth.com for more information.
Halyard Health Part Number: 55081, 55082, 55083, 55084