Shield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable Gloves
 Shield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable GlovesShield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable Gloves 

Shield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable Gloves

  • Price is for one dispenser containing 100 gloves
  • Soft and flexible disposable vinyl gloves
  • Approved for medical use and contact with food
  • Available in four sizes to fit most hands
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Brand:  Shield
Glove Type:  Disposable
Chemical Resistance:  Sodium Hydroxide

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Shield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable Gloves

The Shield GD48 Lightly Powdered Vinyl Disposable Gloves are specifically designed to provide durable hand protection without compromising tactile sensitivity or reducing user comfort. Made of high quality PVC plastisol, the GD48 Gloves are a dependable and economic alternative to disposable latex gloves, and are perfect for users with hypersensitive skin or latex allergy.

Key Features of the Shield GD48 Gloves

The Shield GD48 are non-sterile disposable examination gloves, approved for medical use and safe for contact with food. A beaded cuff gives the GD48 Gloves added strength and allows for easier donning, while a light powdering further facilitates easy donning as well as reduces user perspiration. A smooth finish provides an improved feel and fit, reducing hand fatigue during extended wear.

Other features of the Shield GD48 Gloves include:

  • Ambidextrous design
  • Shelf life of three years
  • Force at break of 3.6 Newtons
  • Powder content: max 10 mg /dm2
  • EN420 Level 5 for Dexterity

Safe For Sensitive Skin

The GD48 Gloves are completely latex free, reducing the risk of hypersensitivity and allergic reactions. This makes them ideal for users with sensitive skin or existing latex allergy.

Regulatory Compliance of the Shield GD48 Gloves

The Shield GD48 Gloves are manufactured in accordance with:

  • European Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/686/EEC
  • CE Category: Cat III (0086)
  • EN420: Protective gloves: General requirements
  • EN374-3 Protective gloves: Chemicals and Micro organisms permeation

The GD48 Gloves comply with:

  • EN455 part 1: Medical Gloves for Single use

The GD48 Gloves are tested to:

  • EN374 for Sodium hydroxide 40%
  • AQL 1.5
  • EN388
  • Food approval EC1935/2004 (except fatty foods)

Uses for the Shield GD48 Vinyl Disposable Gloves

Approved for single medical use and safe for contact with food, the GD48 Gloves can be used by doctors, vets, dentists and carers, as well as in food production, handling and service. Please note that these gloves should not be used for handling fatty foods. Other uses include (but are not limited to):

  • DIY
  • Household cleaning
  • Product inspection
  • Airport security
  • Sorting and recycling

Sizing of the Shield GD48 GLoves

The Shield GD48 Gloves are available in sizes Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large. To find the correct size, measure your hand across the widest part of your palm, as shown below, then refer to the sizing table underneath. 

How To Measure Your Hand For HPC Healthline Gloves

Size Palm width (mm) Length (mm) Cuff thickness (mm)
Small 80 ± 10mm Min 240mm 0.05 ± 0.02mm
Medium 95 ± 10mm Min 240mm 0.05 ± 0.02mm
Large 110 ± 10mm Min 240mm 0.05 ± 0.02mm
Extra Large ≥ 110 ± 10mm Min 240mm 0.05 ± 0.02mm

Documentation for the Shield GD48 Gloves

Conformity Statement Instructions (High Res) Data Sheet (PDF)
Conformity Statement User Instructions User Instructions PDF


This item will be dispatched by 1st Class Royal Mail, DPD courier or UPS courier.

The estimated delivery time for this item is usually 1-3 working days when ordered before 14:00, Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Coronavirus Update

We are still dispatching orders throughout the Coronavirus epidemic. On occasion, due to spikes in demand for certain products, our dispatch times may be slightly extended.

You will receive an email confirming dispatch when your order is on its way to you.

Our team are working hard to process orders as quickly as possible. We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time.

UK Delivery Charges

Certain orders delivered to the UK are subject to a delivery charge; refer to the table below for more information. Please note that all values are listed exclusive of VAT.

Order Value UK Delivery Charge
Up to £39.99 £4.95
£40.00 and over FREE
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