From: Donna Placzek <donna.placzek**At_Symbol_Here**CSUEASTBAY.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2016 10:38:18 -0700
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Here is a link to Northwestern University glove handout that has some
great information. If you have not already tried, try some of the
accelerator free gloves.

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.research.northwestern.edu_ors_safety_general_ppe_documents_alle&d=DQIFaQ&c=lb62iw4YL4RFalcE2hQUQealT9-RXrryqt9KZX2qu2s&r=meWM1Buqv4IQ27AlK1OJRjcQl09S1Zta6YXKalY_Io0&m=RpGsnl6pMQ72PU0InTO-xWM9YMYRpvqe5H_ocrDLOBU&s=iunzU2aFV0fmgzVOGht-WYNyVvJS3EdNJO5FNr06MPw&e=
rgic-reactions-to-gloves.pdf


Donna Placzek-Savageň MPH, CIH
Director, Environmental Health & Safety
California State University, East Bay

-----Original Message-----
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Of davivid
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2016 10:30 AM
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Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies

Wearing cotton gloves inside the barrier gloves may work. Possible
drawbacks are that the commonly available cotton gloves do not extend as
far as the usual barrier gloves. In addition, depending on the allergy,
sweat may cause allergens from the surface of the barrier gloves to
mobilize to the skin.

On 1/9/16 9:59 AM, Secretary, ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety
wrote:
> From: Amanda MacPherson
> Re: Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies
>
> Hello,
>
> We currently have a student going through our chemistry program that has
an allergy to latex and nitrile gloves. Does anyone know of a suitable
alternative they would recommend? I have found several alternatives, but
I know virtually nothing about the gloves themselves.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Amanda MacPherson
>

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