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Life Sciences Protection

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Production and Manufacturing

Our protection solutions eliminate cross contamination during the manufacturing of critical products including vaccines, tablets and cancer drugs within a cleanroom environment. ​
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The Novel Coronavirus

In January 2020, a new type of coronavirus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of pneumonia in China now known as COVID-19. Growing numbers of cases of people infected with COVID-19 have been reported in many countries. Here at Ansell, we are doing what we can to keep you informed and protected.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the certifications of our cleanroom gloves?

All our CE-marked cleanroom gloves are certified to comply with the requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Regulation (PPER), (EU) 2016/425. Under the terms of the regulation our gloves are classed as Category III PPE. By CE marking our we claim that they satisfy the essential safety requirements of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 by the application of the following standards: EN 420:2003 +A1: 2009: Protective gloves – general requirements; EN 374-1: 2016: Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and microorganisms – Part 1 Terminology and performance requirements for chemical risks; EN 374-2: 2015: Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and microorganisms – Part 2 Determination of resistance to penetration; EN 374-4: 2013: Protective gloves against chemicals and microorganisms – Part 4 Determination of resistance to degradation by chemicals; EN 374-5: 2016: Protective gloves against dangerous chemicals and microorganisms – Part 5 Terminology and performance requirements for micro-organisms risks.

Are my gloves suitable for use with Cytotoxic (Chemotherapy) drugs?

We have a comprehensive range of gloves suitable for use in this highly specialized area. Gloves tested against ASTM D6978-05 for a wide range of Cytotoxic drugs, recording excellent barrier performance under the ASTM defined permeation rates of 0.01µg/cm2/min, a level 100 times more stringent than that of EN 16523-1:2015. We will be pleased to supply further information on request.

Which gloves should I use if I need ESD properties?

Nitrile, vinyl and polychloroprene gloves are good for ESD properties. Latex gloves are not suitable if ESD properties are needed.