FDA Bans Use of Powdered Gloves

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On Dec. 19, the Federal Register published its final rule on powdered surgical and exam gloves. The FDA has elected to ban powdered gloves, citing that the products are an adulterated product and unsafe for use. This ban takes effect Jan. 18, 2017. The ban’s effective date also applies to those who already have purchased and are using powdered gloves. These …