Compliance and Single-Use Gloves: Q&A

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What is the purpose of medical examination gloves?

What level of protection do SW gloves offer?

What is Acceptable Quality Limit (AQL)?

What is FDA 510K Premarket Submission?

Product Registrations

What is FDA 510K Premarket Submission?

Can SW gloves be sold and distributed in Canada?

What does CE certified mean?

United Kingdom Conformity Assessment?


Glove regulatory compliance?

Are SW gloves compliant with California Proposition 65?

Do SW gloves meet the USDA requirements for safe use in food handling?

Can I use SW gloves for virus protection?

Are SW gloves OSHA approved?

What is Greenwashing?

Are we allowed to sell “Biodegradable” labeled Gloves?


What is UL NFPA 1999: Standard on Protective Clothing and Ensembles for Emergency Medical Operations?

What is Skin Health Alliance?

What is Social Accountability?

What is Cradle to Cradle Material Health Certificate?

What are Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP)?


What suggestions you would give to safety and compliance officers when selecting glove?

Cheryl Reep is SW Compliance Director and can be reached at