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ASTM D6977-19(2023)

Standard Specification for Polychloroprene Examination Gloves for Medical Application

Standard Specification for Polychloroprene Examination Gloves for Medical Application D6977-19R23 ASTM|D6977-19R23|en-US Standard Specification for Polychloroprene Examination Gloves for Medical Application Standard new BOS Vol. 09.02 Committee D11
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Abstract

This specification covers certain requirements for polychloroprene rubber gloves intended for use in medical examinations and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Gloves shall be manufactured from any polychloroprene rubber compound, with the inside and outside surfaces of the examination gloves free of talc and with dimensions and physical properties that shall conform to the requirements specified. Tests for sterility, freedom from holes, physical dimensions, tensile strength and ultimate elongation (both before and after accelerated aging of gloves), powder-free residue, and powder amount shall be performed to assess the conformance of the gloves with the requirements specified.

Scope

1.1 This specification provides certain requirements for polychloroprene rubber gloves used in conducting medical examinations and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

1.2 This specification covers polychloroprene rubber examination gloves that fit either hand, paired gloves, and gloves by size. It also provides for packaged sterile or non-sterile or bulk non-sterile polychloroprene rubber examination gloves.

1.3 This specification is similar to that of D3578 Standard Specification for Rubber Examination Gloves, and D6319 Standard Specification for Nitrile Examination Gloves for Medical Applications.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D11.40
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D6977-19R23
ICS Code: 11.140