Ansell Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Chemical Gauntlets

  • Pair of blue chemical resistant nitrile gauntlets
  • Ideal for handling chemicals and cleaning
  • Aquadri Technology works to absorb moisture during use
  • Features good abrasion resistance that ensures longevity
Our Price:  £1.12
Excl. VAT. (£1.34 Inc. 20% VAT)

Ansell Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Chemical Gauntlets

Designed with brand new innovative technology, the Ansell Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Chemical Gauntlets look to combine outstanding comfort with flexibility and wide ranging chemical resistance. They are specially designed to absorb moisture and reduce shedding, meaning that these gauntlets stay comfortable and dry even during longer periods of use.

Key Information

  • Glove Codes: 
    • 79-700/7
    • 79-700/8
    • 79-700/9
    • 79-700/10
  • EN 374:2003 Rating: JKT
  • EN 388:2003 Rating: 1001
  • EN 388:2016 Rating: 1001A
  • EN 420
  • Size Range: Size 7 - Size 10
  • Supplied as a pair

Resistance of the Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Gauntlets

The Ansell 79-700 Nitrile Gauntlets have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please see the results below:

EN 374

The Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Gauntlets have been tested against EN standard EN 374 and are certified for use with chemicals and microorganisms. They received a breakthrough time of at least 30 minutes for the following chemicals under EN 374 - 1:2016:

Symbol Chemical
J n-Heptane
K Sodium Hydroxide 40%
T Formaldehyde 37%

For a full breakdown of the Virtex Gauntlets permeation breakthrough times according to EN 374 - 3:2003, please see the following link:

Chemical Resistance Chart

EN 388

Property Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 1
Cut Resistance Level 0
Tear Resistance Level 0
Puncture Resistance Level 1
ISO Cut Resistance A


  • European Regulation 1935/2004
  • European Regulation 2023/2006

For more information regarding the food compliance of the 79-700 Gauntlets, please see the following link: 

Food Compliance Document

Uses of the Ansell Virtex Blue Nitrile Gauntlets

Designed with a nitrile coat and an Aquadri liner, the Virtex Gauntlets are suitable for use across many different industries. This includes use inside and outside, in dry, wet and oily conditions and in clean and dirty environments:

  • Aerospace
  • Agriculture
  • Assembly
  • Automotive
  • Building
  • Chemical use
  • Chemical processing
  • Cleaning
  • Construction
  • Fabrication
  • Food handling
  • Food packaging
  • Food preparation
  • Food retailing 
  • Food service
  • General handling
  • Household cleaning
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Janitorial
  • Laboratory
  • Local authorities
  • Oil and gas
  • Painting
  • Petro-chemical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Recycling
  • Refuse handling
  • Utilities
  • Washing up

Key Features of the Ansell 79-700 Nitrile Gauntlets

  • Specially designed to offer outstanding comfort
  • Ergonomically designed to enhance dexterity ideal for handling items
  • Offers resistance to a wide range of chemicals
  • Incorporates Aquadri Moisture Management Technology that helps to keep hands cool
  • Designed to shed less than other gloves, ensuring high levels of comfort
  • Good abrasion resistance means gauntlets are long-lasting
  • Nitrile coating works to enhance comfort, dexterity and protection
  • Features an AQL level of 0.65 meaning liquids will not sink through material
  • Fitted with a straight cuff so that easy donning is enhanced
  • Available in four sizes that should suit most users

Sizing of the Ansell 79-700 Blue Gauntlets

The Virtex Gauntlets are available in four sizes that should suit the hands of most users. Please measure the circumference of your hand around the knuckles (excluding the thumb) with your hand open and your fingers together, and the length of your hand from the tip of your middle finger to your wrist.

Indications of Where to Measure Your Hand

Size Circumference (mm) Length (mm)
Size 7 178mm 171mm
Size 8 203mm 182mm
Size 9 229mm 192mm
Size 10 254mm 204mm

Documentation for the Ansell Virtex 79-700 Blue Nitrile Chemical Gauntlets

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Ansell 78-110 Download the Instruction Manual for the Ansell 78-110

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