Labour rights abuse in disposable glove manufacturing is regularly reported. Recently the US banned glove imports from a large manufacturer, WRP Asia Pacific. Read more here now.
Thiurams can be used in disposable glove manufacturing to make them stronger and more elastic. They're also allergens and have been used in germicides and fungicides.
Pathogens that are known to cause food spoilage have been found on brand new disposable gloves compliant for food handling. Find out how this is possible here.
A study by an infertility centre has scientifically shown the toxicity of disposable gloves can affect in vitro fertilisation (IVF) results. Specifically, toxicity levels in 10 different types of medical gloves were tested, and results revealed high-level toxicity in different 8 types of gloves, affecting different embryonic stages.
We've busted the top five disposable glove myths that we seem to come across. Find out what they are here.