Cytotoxic Drugs

and biological substances (such as viruses) Berner International has a new glove specifically for the areas of the CMR (carzogen, mutagenic, reproductive-toxic) and biological agents developed. Target groups are first and foremost pharmacies with cytostatic drugs manufacturing, biotechnology laboratories, hospitals and clean room laboratories. The new glove made of polychloroprene (also known as the neoprene) is latex-free (suitable also for latex allergy and in so-called latex-free zones by hospitals) and certified as personal protective equipment (PPE) the highest category III in accordance with the EC Directive 89/686/EEC. Gloves differ significantly from medical examination gloves. While examination gloves must be relatively simple tests in accordance with DIN EN 455, exam gloves according to the standards DIN EN is 374, 388, 420 part 1 to 3 much more extensive. Only the best gloves are then further tested as PPE of III category. The the new glove with bravura special requirements from the cytotoxic drugs manufacturing and work in biological and biochemical laboratories. This has been proven in numerous penetration – and permeation tests.

The glove has an AQL (acceptable quality level) of 1, and is suitable for the GMP (good manufacturing practices) – oriented production of cytostatics. In addition to the already numerous tests of a PSA, BERNER has the product even after the American standard for resistance to virus penetration according to ASTM F1671-97b check absence in this field comparable European standards at the time yet. The the glove despite this very high protection properties still has a good grip, optimal dexterity and an extra long shaft with beaded cuff, is already almost by itself. Here the experience of Berner international of over 25 years in the field of personal protective equipment and the special protective gloves pays significantly. The paper-free Sterile packaging is suitable for clean rooms, a special sterilization indicator on the dispenser box provides consistent quality.

The neoprene protective glove is in 7 different sizes each in sterile and non-sterile available, and packed in dispenser boxes to each 25 pair. A detailed imprint on every single glove shaft gives the customer a reliable protection against confusion, which is very important especially in the CMR field due to the toxicity of the substances. In summary, it can be said that XP’s new neoprene protective glove offers a real alternative to the BERNESE cytostatics, known for many years for its high quality protective gloves especially for customers with latex allergy or customer groups that work in latex-free zones by hospitals or laboratories. For more information see:..