Historical Standard: ASTM D5250-06e1 Standard Specification for Poly(vinyl chloride) Gloves for Medical Application
SUPERSEDED (see Active link, below)
1.1 This specification covers certain requirements for poly(vinyl chloride) gloves used in conducting medical examinations and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. It also covers poly(vinyl chloride) gloves used in handling contaminated medical material.
1.2 This specification provides for poly(vinyl chloride) gloves that fit either hand, paired gloves, and gloves by size. It also provides for packaged sterile or nonsterile or bulk nonsterile poly(vinyl chloride) gloves.
1.3 This specification does not cover two-dimensional heat sealed poly(vinyl chloride) gloves.
1.4 This specification is similar to that of Specification D 3578
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension
D573 Test Method for Rubber--Deterioration in an Air Oven
D3578 Specification for Rubber Examination Gloves
D3767 Practice for Rubber--Measurement of Dimensions
D5151 Test Method for Detection of Holes in Medical Gloves
D6124 Test Method for Residual Powder on Medical Gloves
Contamination--medical materials/applications; Diagnostic procedures; Gloves--PVC; Medical examination gloves--specifications; Poly(vinyl chloride)(PVC)--specifications; Therapeutic materials
ICS Number Code 11.140 (Hospital equipment)