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1.1 This practice covers a protocol for the assessment of resistance of medical glove materials to permeation by potentially hazardous cancer chemotherapy drugs under conditions of continuous contact. An assessment is made based on the permeation (breakthrough) of nine chemotherapy drugs through the glove material over a certain period of time.
1.2 It is emphasized that the conditions used in this assessment are intended to approximate the worst-case condition for clinical uses. The data should be restricted to use on a relative basis when comparing glove materials.
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