From: Monona Rossol <0000012821515289-dmarc-request**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2016 14:14:32 -0400
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Has a doc confirmed these two allergies?  Or is this student either saying this or demonstrating a rash after wearing both?  Some people get a rash just by wearing something that keeps their sweat on their skin.  

And since there are no plant proteins in the nitrile, it's hard to believe this person has another allergy to something entirely different in the nitrile glove.

Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies

From: Amanda MacPherson <amacpherson**At_Symbol_Here**>
Re: Latex and Nitrile Glove Allergies


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

Amanda MacPherson
Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator
Physical Sciences Department
York College of Pennsylvania
441 Country Club Road
York, PA 17403

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