• ASTM D 5151 : 2019

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    Standard Test Method for Detection of Holes in Medical Gloves

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-10-2019

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1This test method covers the detection of holes in medical gloves.

    1.2This test method is limited to the detection of holes that allow water leakage under the conditions of the test.

    1.3The smallest hole size that will allow water leakage in a medical glove has not been determined and is beyond the scope of this test method.

    1.4The safe and proper use of medical gloves is beyond the scope of this test method.

    1.5The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.6This 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.7This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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    Committee D 11
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 3578 : 2005 : R2015 Standard Specification for Rubber Examination Gloves
    ASTM F 1296 : 2008 : R2015 Standard Guide for Evaluating Chemical Protective Clothing
    ASTM D 7246 : 2006 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Detection of Holes in Polyethylene Food Service Gloves
    ASTM D 7198 : 2005 : R2018 Standard Specification for Disposable Embalming Gloves for Single-Use Applications
    ASTM D 7161 : 2016 Standard Practice for Determination of Real Time Expiration Dating of Mature Medical Gloves Stored Under Typical Warehouse Conditions
    ASTM D 3577 : 2009 : R2015 Standard Specification for Rubber Surgical Gloves
    ASTM D 6319 : 2010 : R2015 Standard Specification for Nitrile Examination Gloves for Medical Application
    ASTM F 2704 : 2017 : REV A Standard Specification for Air-Fed Protective Ensembles
    ASTM D 6977 : 2004 : R2016 Standard Specification for Polychloroprene Examination Gloves for Medical Application
    ASTM D 7329 : 2007 : R2018 Standard Specification for Food Preparation and Food Handling (Food Service) Gloves
    ASTM D 5250 : 2006 : R2015 Standard Specification for Poly(vinyl chloride) Gloves for Medical Application
    ASTM D 7160 : 2016 Standard Practice for Determination of Expiration Dating for Medical Gloves
    ASTM D 4679 : 2002 : R2015 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Rubber General Purpose, Household or Beautician Gloves
    ASTM D 7103 : 2019 Standard Guide for Assessment of Medical Gloves
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