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Halyard Purple Nitrile Exam Gloves

Halyard Purple Nitrile Exam Gloves

Halyard Purple Nitrile Exam Gloves
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Brand: Halyard Health
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Product Code: 55573A

Small - Box of 100 - $10.97
Medium - Box of 100 - $10.97
Large - Box of 100 - $10.97
X-Large - Box of 90 - $10.97
Small - Case of 1000 - $104.99
Medium - Case of 1000 - $104.99
Large - Case of 1000 - $104.99
X-Large - Case of 900 - $104.99

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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.

Due to the surge in demand due to the Coronavirus this item is currently unavailable. We apologize but we just found out that we cannot procure stock and cannot accept any orders at this time.

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
  • Ambidextrous

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 Risks

PURPLE 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 risks.

Trusted Performance

Healthcare 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 Drugs

PURPLE 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 Standards

PURPLE 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

Clinical Considerations

  • 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

Glove Guidelines


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.

  1. 1Oncology Nursing Society (ONS): Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice 2005.
  2. 2American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP): Guidelines on Handling Hazardous Drugs. Am J.Health-Syst Pharm 2006; 63:1172-93.
  3. 3Occupational Safety and Administration (OSHA): Controlling Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs.
  4. 4National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Preventing Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic and Other Hazardous Drugs in Health Care Settings, September 2004-165.
  5. AOSHA recommends changing gloves every hour when working with cytotoxic drugs.

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

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4 of 5 August 18, 2018
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Fremont, CA United States  

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5 of 5 Gloves April 12, 2018
Reviewer: Spencer Bryant from Missoula, MT United States  
I like the gloves and they arrived very quickly.

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5 of 5 Great gloves July 13, 2016
Reviewer: RIch from Fuquay Varina, NC United States  
Strong comfortable gloves

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5 of 5 Gloves April 1, 2015
Reviewer: Spencer Bryant from Missoula, MT United States  
Great Price and Quick delivery.
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5 of 5 Great gloves! January 10, 2015
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Sacramento, CA United States  
These gloves are comfortable and offer great protection.  Not cheap so they rip easily.  I went to a doctor's appt. and found they are using the exact same gloves.

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