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2018 OSAP Annual Conference

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Archived Through 2012
 FAQ - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - Archived Through 2012



Can hand lotions affect the integrity of latex gloves? 

Lotions that contain petroleum- and other oil-based emollients may have the potential to degrade latex and compromise the integrity of barrier.(1,2,3)


(1) APIC (Association of Professionals In Infection Control and Epidemiology). Glove use for healthcare providers (brochure). Available at  

(2) CDC. Oral Health Resources: Infection control: hand hygiene. Available at  




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