Best Latex-Free Disposable Gloves 2021

Tuesday, 1 December 2020  |  Sean

Latex has been a popular disposable glove material for decades because it offers high elasticity, superior grip and is suitable for use in the food and healthcare professions. However, latex has also been known to cause allergies and bad reactions in up to 10% of glove users who come into contact with the material. With healthcare and industrial workers seeking an alternative, vinyl and nitrile disposable gloves have started to challenge latex's place at the top.

Wearing Nitrile Gloves Reduces Allergy Risk
Wearing nitrile gloves can reduce the risk of allergic reactions

Brands all over are trying to capture this new market, which leaves many users confused about which latex-free disposable gloves are best suited to them. In case you're wondering what the Best Latex-Free Disposable Gloves are for you, we've created this top five list of the gloves we believe deserve your attention. We've tried to consider all the variables, different materials, and the different uses for which these gloves may be used.

Polyco Finity Powder-Free Disposable Gloves

Polyco Finity Powder Free Vinyl Disposable Gloves FT100

Designed with synthetic stretch polymer, the powder-free Polyco Finity Powder-Free Vinyl Disposable Gloves FT100 offer exceptional dexterity and sensitivity, which makes them feel like a second skin. They are an outstanding alternative to latex, providing brilliant performance in medical environments while meeting the EN standard EN 455. Their soft formulation provides comfort and flexibility, which makes them perfect for tactile tasks across many different environments.

Key Features: Designed to fit close and feel like a second skin; provides high dexterity and flexibility; lightweight design ensures sensitivity.

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Black Mamba Gloves are Latex Free

Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

Black Mamba are renowned in the hand safety market because their special properties mean that they provide exceptional performance in industries that range from chemical and pharmaceutical, to mechanics, tattooing and maintenance. The Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG, like all Black Mamba gloves, do not contain latex, but do offer outstanding resistance that is up to three times the strength of latex. They offer exceptional chemical resistance, while ensuring that the user isn't left with bad allergic reactions.

Key features: Up to three times the strength of latex; well suited to mechanical and chemical industries; offer outstanding levels of grip.

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Auerlia Bold Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves

Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves 73995-5

Nitrile ensures versatility, and with the Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Nitrile Gloves 73995-5 you have disposable gloves that excel in the food, automotive, industrial, medical and laboratory industries. They use a micro-texture finish to ensure outstanding grip, which means even though these gloves don't use latex the user is still provided with an outstanding grip on materials. They are far stronger than latex too, offering higher protection, greater flexibility and far more longevity, providing the user with more performance for their money.

Key features: Conforms to EN standard EN 455 and are suitable for use with food; micro-texture finish enhances grip in all conditions; offers impressive longevity and strength.

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Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Polyco Gl890 Bodyguards bLue Nitrile Disposable Gloves

Powder free, super strong, soft and pliable, the Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves offer outstanding longevity in chemical-based industries. They use high-quality nitrile that contains none of the natural rubber proteins found in latex, while the powder-free design reduces the risk of product contamination. The four standout features of the Bodyguards GL890 are their strength, comfort, enhanced grip and rolled cuff, which combined make the Bodyguards an industry favourite.

Key Features: Fitted with a beaded cuff that prevents liquid roll back; offers outstanding sensitivity, dexterity and flexibility; despite being strong provides a soft and comfortable fit.

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Shield GD52 Smooth Polythene DIsposable Gloves

Shield GD52 SMooth Polythene DIsposable Gloves

An affordable alternative to latex, the Shield GD52 Smooth Polythene Disposable Gloves use a smooth HDPE finish that provides low risk protection in applications in the food industry. They are perfect for allergy and sensitive skin sufferers who work in low risk environments such as food manufacturing, processing, catering, baking, and retail. They are approved for minimal risk environments, which include hair and beauty, petrol stations and police stations, and their thin and flexible design is perfect for use in most tactile industries.

Key features: Well suited to use in the food industry; sensitive, smooth and tactile design perfect for tactile applications; offers an affordable latex alternative.

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An Alternative to Latex

There are affordable alternatives to latex that don't come with the risk of irritable skin and allergies, while still retaining the strength, flexibility and sensitivity that latex is known for. If you haven't found what you are looking for here, don't hesitate to check out our wide range of Disposable Latex-Free Gloves, or give our customer help team a call on 020 7501 1104.

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Polyco Finity Powder Free Vinyl Disposable Gloves FT100

  • Price is per box of 100 gloves
  • Ideal for use in pharmaceuticals, laboratories and clinics
  • Protects from medical contamination
  • Single use medical examination glove
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Black Mamba Disposable Nitrile Gloves BX-BMG

  • Super strong disposable gloves for mechanical, chemical and automotive use
  • Offer three times the chemical resistance of latex and vinyl
  • Made to grip and protect with high sensitivity and dexterity
  • Price is per box of 100 gloves
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Aurelia Bold Medical Grade Black Nitrile Gloves

  • Price is per box of 100 gloves
  • Nitrile constructed gloves for added protection and strength
  • Black design with micro-texture for secure grip
  • Latex-free, ambidextrous gloves
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Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Medical Gloves for Virus Protection

  • Medical grade disposable gloves for virus protection
  • Designed for medical, food and care industries
  • Certified to EN 455 and virus certified to EN 374
  • Price is per pack of 100 disposable gloves
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Shield GD52 Smooth Polythene Disposable Gloves

  • Price is one dispenser containing 100 gloves
  • Ambidextrous polythene gloves
  • Affordable single-use hand protection
  • Approved for contact with food
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