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Appendix F - Glove Selection Guidance

DISCLAIMER: While the glove selection web links below are being provided as additional resources, Cornell University has not investigated the accuracy of the information contained within the webpages.

Ansell Protective Products –  SpecWare Online Chemical Hand Protection

This provides a step by step search for the selection of proper gloves based on the chemicals intended to be used. Ansell conducts standardized testing of glove materials and regularly updates its recommendations.

Grainger Chemical Resistance Guidance

This link provides helpful hints and definitions that are important when selecting gloves to use when working with chemicals.

Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety

This link also provides helpful hints and answers to common questions. 

Argonne National Laboratory - Glove Selection Guideline

This link provides a quick reference chart and simple hazard assessment steps to follow. This information is regularly updated.