Polyco Bodyguards GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves for Virus Protection
The Polyco Bodyguards GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves for Virus Protection are non-sterile examination gloves that provide exceptional dexterity and good protection against a range of chemicals for the user. With a textured pattern to improve grip and a highly flexible nitrile material, these gloves are the ideal choice for medical work, pharmaceutical work or laboratory work.
- Glove Codes: GL8904, GL8901, GL8902, GL8903, GL8905
- EN 374:2003
- EN 420:2003
- EN 455:2003
- EN 1149:2004
- EN 1186
- Size Range: 6.5 - 10.5
- Supplied in a box containing 100 gloves
EN 374 Chemical Resistance
EN 374 is the European safety regulation that determines the chemical resistance of garments and gloves. The ratings seen below are determined by exposing the fabric to various amounts of each chemical to assess the level damage done to the fibres.
|Chemical ||Breakthrough Time |
|Acetic Acid 10% ||>60 mins |
|Ethidium Bromide 1% ||>480 mins |
|Formaldehyde 37% ||>30 mins |
|nHeptane ||>30 mins |
|Hydrochloric acid 32% ||>120 mins |
|Isopropyl Alcohol (Isopropanol) ||>10 mins |
|Nitric Acid 40% ||>10 mins |
|Phosphoric acid 30% ||>480 mins |
|Potassium Hydroxide 45% ||>480 mins |
|Sodium Hydroxide 40% ||>480 mins |
|Sulphuric Acid 40% ||>480 mins |
Uses of the Polyco Bodyguards GL890 Disposable Gloves
The Polyco Bodyguards Blue Disposable Gloves are suitable for use across a range of environments and industries and can protect against a variety of chemicals, acids and alkalis. They are suitable inside and outside, in dirty and clean environments and in dry or wet conditions. Some examples of the industries where these gloves are suitable include:
Which Size GL890 Gloves Are Right for Me?
To find your perfect size, simply measure the circumference of your palm (ignoring the thumb area) and the length of your hand as indicated in the image below. Once you have your measurements, please consult the sizing chart below to find the correct size for your hand.
|Size ||Circumference of Palm (mm) ||Length of Palm (mm) |
|Size 6 (Extra Small) ||152mm ||160mm |
|Size 7 (Small) ||178mm ||171mm |
|Size 8 (Medium) ||203mm ||182mm |
|Size 9 (Large) ||229mm ||192mm |
|Size 10 (Extra Large) ||254mm ||204mm |
Key Features of the Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves
- Synthetic rubber fits close and tight to skin ideal for inspection work
- Powder free so the risk of product contamination is reduced
- Super thin 0.11mm liner offers user total control
- Textured fingertips allow for higher levels of grip in dry and wet conditions, perfect for tactile applications
- Gloves are strong and resilient, ensuring use for long periods is possible
- Designed to be soft to keep hands comfortable and reduce hand fatigue
- Feature a beaded cuff that provides additional strength and prevents liquid roll back providing further protection to hands
- Available in five sizes that should suit most users
Chemical Resistance Guide
|Chemical Resistance Guide |
Resistance of the Bodyguards GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves
The Polyco Blue Disposable Gloves have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please find the results below:
Is in conformity with the provisions of Council Directive 92/42/EEC and with National Standards transposing harmonised standards EN 455 and is self-certified as a Class 1 non-sterile medical device.
This product has been tested in according to EN 1149 and meets the requirements for electrostatic dissipative materials laid down in EN 1149 - 5:2008 with a half time decay of t50 of 1.65 seconds.
The polyco GL890 Blue Nitrile Gloves have been tested in accordance with EN 1186. They are suitable for use with all food categories in situations of short term, repeat contact.
- Freedom from holes: AQL 1.5.
For individual codes for each glove size, please view the information in the table below:
|Glove Size ||Glove Code |
|Size 6 ||GL8904 |
|Size 7 ||GL8901 |
|Size 8 ||GL8902 |
|Size 9 ||GL8903 |
|Size 10 ||GL8905 |
Declaration of Conformity Statement