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ENCORE® Radiation Attenuation

Latex, powder-free personal protective shield protects hands from scattered radiation exposure during fluoroscopic procedures <sup>1</sup>

Key Features and Benefits
  • Reduces radiation skin-dose exposure by up to 58% (beam energy level 60 kVp) verses 1% when double gloving with conventional surgical gloves2
  • Optimised protection, comfortable fit and tactile sensitivity
  • Textured finish for better grip control and handling
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KEY FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • This latex, powder-free personal protective shield reduces skin-dose exposure by up to 58% (beam energy level 60 kVp) verses double gloving with conventional surgical gloves that absorb only 1% of scattered radiation2
  • This glove’s extra thickness is optimized for the best balance of protection and tactile sensitivity, while allowing for a comfortable fit
  • Khaki-colored, this glove features a textured finish for better grip control


IMPORTANT: Classified as a personal protective shield and are not a medical device. The gloves must be used in combination with medical gloves if they come in contact with blood or other bodily fluids. Safe use of these gloves by latex-sensitized individuals has not been established. This product contains natural rubber latex, which may cause allergic reactions.

1. CAUTION: Radiation Attenuation gloves are designed to protect hands from scattered radiation exposure originating from the X-ray beam during fluoroscopic procedures. They are not intended for use in direct or primary X-ray beams.
2. Wagner LK and Mulhern OR. Radiation-attenuating surgical gloves: effects of scatter and secondary electron production. Radiology 1996; 200:45–48.

Size Code
6.5 20873065 5 pairs per box
7 20873070
7.5 20873075
8 20873080
8.5 20873085
9 20873090
    • ASTM F2547
    • EN 420:2003 + A1:2009
    • EN 61267
    • EN 61331-1
  • MATERIAL Natural Rubber Latex with Bismuth Oxide
  • POWDER CONTENT Powder-Free
  • COLOR Khaki
  • THICKNESS Standard
  • CUFF STYLE Beaded
  • EXTERNAL GLOVE SURFACE Textured Fingers and Palm
  • INTERNAL GLOVE SURFACE Chlorinated
  • ALLERGY PREVENTION None
  • GRIP LEVEL Moderate
  • DOUBLE GLOVING RECOMMENDATION No
  • TESTED FOR USE WITH CHEMOTHERAPY DRUGS No, not tested in accordance with ASTM D6978
  • FREEDOM FROM HOLES (INSPECTION LEVEL I) 0.65 AQL