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Nitrile Glove Allergy

Definition - What does Nitrile Glove Allergy mean?

A nitrile glove allergy is caused due to the usage of nitrile gloves. Nitrile gloves are used as a replacement of latex gloves. Different skin textures react differently with the nitrile gloves, meaning that some people's skin does not react well to nitrile.

Safeopedia explains Nitrile Glove Allergy

A nitrile glove allergy is a form of dermatitis that is caused by the use of nitrile gloves. Nitrile gloves are used as a replacement for latex gloves. Some people become immune to the reaction due to continued use of the nitrile glove. Nitrile allergy is an immediate type of hyper sensitivity that is caused by the one or more proteins that are present in the natural rubber latex.

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