FDA Proposed Ban on Powdered Gloves

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing a ban on most powdered gloves used in the country.

The ban, which would cover powdered surgeon’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s glove, would remove powdered gloves from the marketplace.

The FDA says the risks associated with using powdered gloves are “unreasonable and substantial” and can’t be mitigated by changing labeling.

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