ASTM-D3577 Historical Revision Information
Standard Specification for Rubber Surgical Gloves

ASTM-D3577 - 2006 EDITION - SUPERSEDED
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This specification covers certain requirements for packaged sterile rubber surgical gloves of the natural rubber latex type (Type 1) and of the synthetic rubber latex type (Type 2). The gloves shall be manufactured from any rubber polymer compound, with the inside and outside surfaces of the gloves free of talc and with dimensions and physical properties that shall conform to the requirements specified. Tests for sterility, freedom from holes, physical dimensions, tensile strength, ultimate elongation, stress at elongation, powder-free residue, powder amount, protein content, and antigenic protein content shall be performed to assess the conformance of the rubber gloves with the requirements specified.

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Scope

1.1 This specification covers certain requirements for packaged sterile rubber surgical gloves used in conducting surgical procedures.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section , of this specification: This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Keywords

gloves; rubber; surgical; ICS Number Code 11.140 (Hospital equipment)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

09.02 (Rubber Products, Industrial - Specifications and Related Test Methods; Gaskets; Tires)

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11.140 (Hospital equipment Including hospital beds, surgical tables, medical garments, medical gloves, containers for sharp disposal, etc.)

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Document Number

ASTM-D3577-06

Revision Level

2006 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Feb. 15, 2006

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

D11.40