HS Criterion Vinyl Gloves PF Medium. 100pk


henry-schein-logoVinyl gloves powder free, latex free and accelerator free. This non-sterile, skin friendly disposable glove also conforms to EN 455-1, 2, 3 and EN-420.

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HS Criterion Vinyl Gloves PF Medium. 100pk

HS Criterion Vinyl Gloves PF Medium. 100pk are surgeons gloves. The Gloves Offer Exceptional Protection and Comfort. Our Criterion® Vinyl Gloves are designed to meet all of your medical practice needs, whether you’re performing surgery or a routine exam. All are backed by the Henry Schein Seal of Excellence. Criterion gloves by Henry Schein offer the right blend of protection and comfort for today’s clinician.

HS Criterion Vinyl Gloves PF Medium. 100pk Key Features

  • Vinyl gloves powder free
  • latex free
  • accelerator free
  • non-sterile,
  • skin friendly disposable glove
  • conforms to EN 455-1, 2, 3 and EN-420

Disposable glove standards that you need to know

  • EN455: EN 455 specifies the requirements and test methods for the physical properties of medical disposable gloves
  • EN374: EN 374 is a standard used to classify gloves according to the protection that they provide against chemicals and micro-organisms
  • EN420: EN 420 is that it proves that the gloves will not be a harm to the user and that the gloves are comfortable to wear

Disposable Gloves


Disposable Gloves

Disposable gloves are an essential item in any healthcare environment. They not only protect healthcare providers and patients from exposure to potentially dangerous microbes, they also help set a precedent of hygiene and care across the industry. While this shouldn’t come as a surprise, what you might not have realized is that disposable gloves aren’t all created equal.

Disposable gloves are generally made from one of three materials: nitrile, latex, or vinyl

These gloves are mainly used across food, healthcare, janitorial services as well as in chemical industries.

In healthcare disposable gloves are worn to prevent cross-contamination between patients and medical staff and are often expected to provide personal protection against chemical splashes and biohazards.They are also used for general hand protection when handling various sensitive things in a medical setting.

Disposable gloves that are used in the healthcare industry are referred to as medical gloves.

Latex Disposable Gloves

Disposable Latex Gloves that are ideal for a number of different applications including use as medical gloves, surgery gloves and food handling gloves.With high levels of flexibility, protection, and comfort, disposable latex gloves are suitable for most medical environments — as long as latex allergies are not an issue.

Which is better latex or non latex gloves?

In general, latex gloves offer the best protection against bacteria and viruses, while synthetic gloves provide better chemical protection. Of the different types of latex-free gloves, nitrile gloves offer a higher degree of protection against viruses, besides the chemical protection they provide.

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Vinyl Disposable Gloves

Vinyl gloves are made from PVC, a petroleum-based film. They are less durable than latex and nitrile, and they offer limited protection against chemical or biomedical exposure.

Due to their low cost and low protection levels, vinyl gloves are commonly used in non-hazardous and low-infection environments.

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 Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Disposable nitrile gloves are notably more durable and resistant to chemicals. These gloves are the ideal choice for anyone who has to handle potentially hazardous and corrosive chemicals. They are also perfectly suited for most medical environments, being exceptionally puncture-resistant and eliminating the risk of latex allergy reactions.

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Powdered vs powered-free gloves

It can be difficult to know the difference between powdered and powder-free gloves.

​What Are Powdered Gloves?

Powdered gloves generally include a type of cornstarch, which is designed to improve grip, fast donning and can be used to reduce sweat. They are popular within the healthcare industries due to their simple fast and efficient use.

The Pros of Powdered Gloves?

✔ Powdered design makes donning far easier

✔ More affordable than their powder-free counterparts

✔ More comfortable especially on a hot day

✔ You expect to have to replace your gloves regularly

✔ Reduce sweating as powder soaks up the starch

What Are Powder-Free Gloves?

Non-powdered gloves simply do not include cornstarch. This makes them more skin-friendly, far stronger and a lot more versatile. Non-powdered gloves are better suited to the food and mechanics industries.

The Pros of Powder-Free Gloves

✔ Super strong and durable for tougher industries

✔ More versatile with food, chemical, oil and water resistance

✔ Powder-free design reduces contamination risk (ideal for food use!)

✔ More skin friendly than powdered gloves

✔ High level of grip and dexterity for handling and tricky work


Additional information

Weight 5.9 kg


EN Standards


Latex Free



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