Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3578-01e1

Standard Specification for Rubber Examination Gloves


1.1 This specification describes certain requirements for natural rubber gloves used in conducting medical examinations and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. It also covers natural rubber gloves used in handling contaminated medical material.

1.2 This specification provides for natural rubber gloves that fit either hand, paired gloves, and gloves by size. It also provides for packaged sterile natural rubber gloves and packaged or bulk nonsterile natural rubber gloves.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D11.40
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D3578-01E01