Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Medical Gloves for Virus Protection
The Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Medical Gloves for Virus Protection are certified disposable gloves that offer superb resistance against viruses, proving perfect for use in hospitals, care homes or for improving your own hygiene while travelling. They are thin, grippy, flexible and sensitive disposable gloves that are easy to don, making them an excellent choice for fast and efficient use.
Which Size GL890 Gloves Are Right for Me?
To find your perfect size, simply measure the circumference of your palm (ignoring the thumb area) and the length of your hand as indicated in the image below. Once you have your measurements, please consult the sizing chart below to find the correct size for your hand.
|Size ||Circumference of Palm (mm) ||Length of Palm (mm) |
|Size 6 (Extra Small) ||152mm ||160mm |
|Size 7 (Small) ||178mm ||171mm |
|Size 8 (Medium) ||203mm ||182mm |
|Size 9 (Large) ||229mm ||192mm |
|Size 10 (Extra Large) ||254mm ||204mm |
Why Buy the Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Gloves?
- Virus Protection: EN 374-5 certified for virus protection
- Medically Certified: Certified to EN 455 for medical use
- Strong: Designed using nitrile for extra strength
- Comfort: Powder-free for reduced irritation
- Hygiene: Disposable design allows you to improve hygiene
Where Can I Use the Polyco GL890 Medical Gloves?
The Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Medical Gloves are versatile medical grade gloves that are well recommended for a wide array of environments. They are best suited to protection against viruses, so we would recommend them in hospitals, care homes and for improving your own hygiene standards. Full uses include:
EN 374 Chemical Resistance
EN 374 is the European safety regulation that determines the chemical resistance of garments and gloves. The ratings seen below are determined by exposing the fabric to various amounts of each chemical to assess the level damage done to the fibres.
Please see the information below for a full breakdown of the chemical resistance of Polyco GL890 Gloves:
|Chemical ||Breakthrough Time |
|Acetic Acid 10% ||>60 mins |
|Ethidium Bromide 1% ||>480 mins |
|Formaldehyde 37% ||>30 mins |
|n - Heptane ||>30 mins |
|Hydrochloric acid 32% ||>120 mins |
|Isopropyl Alcohol (Isopropanol) ||>10 mins |
|Nitric Acid 40% ||>10 mins |
|Phosphoric acid 30% ||>480 mins |
|Potassium Hydroxide 45% ||>480 mins |
|Sodium Hydroxide 40% ||>480 mins |
|Sulphuric Acid 40% ||>480 mins |
Chemical Resistance Guide
For more information on chemical resistance, please click the PDF link below:
|Chemical Resistance Guide |
Why Should I Trust Polyco Gloves for Virus Protection?
Polyco Gloves have been certified to a range of different standards, each ensuring that they can protect against different hazards. These are as follows:
EN 374 - Resistance to Penetration by Chemical and Micro-Organisms
The Polyco GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves have demonstrated reliable resistance to chemical penetration in testing, making them suitable for use in medical contamination environments.
EN 455 - Single Use Medical Glove Approved
The Polyco GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves have been tested in accordance with European Standards and have been approved for use as a single use medical glove.
AQL Rating - 1.5
This means that there is a statistical probability that 1.5% of any tested batch of the Polyco GL890 Blue Nitrile Disposable Gloves could have pinhole defects. This is an exacting standard only achieved by the best quality disposable gloves.
What Does This Mean?
These standards mean that you can use these gloves to protect against bacteria, viruses and it means that you can use them safely in a medical environment. The AQL rating means that the gloves aren't likely to let liquid through, helping to improve the contamination risk.
What is the Tensile Strength of Polyco gl890 Gloves?
These gloves have a minimum tensile strength of 6 Newtons. Tensile strength refers to the amount of force that is required to cause damage to something.
How Grippy Are Polyco GL890 Disposable Gloves?
The Polyco GL890 Gloves boast an excellent grip thanks to textured fingertips, allowing for reliable handling of objects and instruments in medical environments.
What Are the Polyco Gloves for Virus Protection Made From?
The Polyco GL890 Disposable Gloves are powder-free, minimising particulate contamination where product protection is of paramount importance, such as in sensitive medical environments. In addition, thanks to their nitrile construction, they are latex-free, eliminating negative effects on patients and clinicians who are allergic to latex.
For individual codes for each glove size, please view the information in the table below:
|Glove Size ||Glove Code |
|Size 6 ||GL8904 |
|Size 7 ||GL8901 |
|Size 8 ||GL8902 |
|Size 9 ||GL8903 |
|Size 10 ||GL8905 |
|Conformity Statement |