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ASTM International (ASTM)
Title

"Standard Test Method for Residual Powder on Medical Gloves"

Description

This test method is designed to determine the amount of residual powder and non-powder solids found on medical gloves. This test method is suitable and designed as a reference method to evaluate samples of medical gloves. The mass found using Procedure II, for powdered gloves, is assumed to be a combination of water-insoluble residue remaining after the manufacturing process, former release agents and donning powder.

Standard Type(s)
Test Method

A definitive procedure that produces a test result: Examples of test methods include, but are not limited to: identification, measurement, and evaluation of one or more qualities, characteristics, or properties. A precision and bias statement shall be reported at the end of a test method.

Personal Protective Equipment
Hand and Arm Protection

All equipment and/or accessories (whether or not detachable) designed and manufactured specifically to protect the arm and/or the hand this includes all garments protecting the hand or part of the hand, including gloves, fingerless gloves, mittens, garments protecting the fingers only or the palm only, etc. Potential hazards include skin absorption of harmful substances, chemical or thermal burns, electrical dangers, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures, fractures and amputations.

  • Medical gloves
Hazards
Chemical
  • Chemical Reactions
Conformity Assessment Notes

Testing procedures required, please see the full standard for complete details.

Comments

Additional References:

ASTM Standards

  • D4483 Practice for Evaluating Precision for Test Method Standards in the Rubber and Carbon Black Manufacturing Industries

ANSI Standards

  • ANSI/ASQC Z1.9–1993 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Variables for Percent Nonconforming
Testing Laboratories
Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services Inc. - Buffalo, NY, 14228-1884
Contact

Phone Number: (716) 505-3300
Email: joe.margarucci@us.bureauveritas.com

Accreditations

ISO 17025

Scope of Accreditation

ASTM D5151 - 06(2015) , ASTM D5712 - 15 , ASTM D6124 - 06(2017) , ASTM F1446 - 15b

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. - Akron, OH, 44322-1016
Contact

Phone Number: (330) 794-6600
Email: answers@ardl.com

Accreditations

ISO 17025

Scope of Accreditation

ASTM D5151 - 06(2015) , ASTM D5712 - 15 , ASTM D6124 - 06(2017) , ASTM F1342 / F1342M - 05(2013)e1 , ASTM F1383 - 12e1 , ASTM F1670 / F1670M - 17a , ASTM F739 - 12e1 , ASTM F903 - 18

Nelson Laboratories, Inc. - Salt Lake City, UT, 84123
Notes

FDA Registered and ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board/ACLASS

Contact

Phone Number: (801) 290-7500
Email: sdrosner@nelsonlabs.com

Accreditations

ISO 17025

Scope of Accreditation

ASTM D5151 - 06(2015) , ASTM D6124 - 06(2017) , ANSI/AAMI PB70 , ASTM F1342 / F1342M - 05(2013)e1 , ASTM F1670 / F1670M - 17a , ASTM F1671 / F1671M - 13 , ASTM F1862 / F1862M - 17 , ASTM F2100 - 11(2018) , ASTM F2101 - 14 , ASTM F1819 - 07(2013) , ANSI/AAMI PB70 - Class 4 , ANSI/AAMI PB70 - Class 3

Lowenkamp R&D Labs. Ltd. - Hazlehurst, MS, 39083
Contact

Phone Number: (601)-894-2802
Email: lrdltd@aol.com

Scope of Accreditation

ASTM D5151 - 06(2015) , ASTM D6124 - 06(2017) , ASTM D5712 - 15

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