Nitrile Gloves vs Latex Gloves

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Key differences between nitrile and latex gloves:

Nitrile Gloves

Pros

  • Synthetic material can be engineered to meet unique demands
  • Better chemical barrier than latex
  • Typically stronger than latex
  • No natural rubber latex – protection from skin allergies, irritation and dryness

Cons

  • More expensive to produce than latex

Latex Gloves

Pros

  • Superior comfort and fit
  • Excellent for medical/exam applications
  • Eco-friendly
  • Consistent protection against infection and contamination

Cons

  • Higher rate of allergic reactions

Nitrile Gloves vs Vinyl Gloves Chemical Resistance Chart

Nitrile vs Vinyl Gloves Chemical Resistance