Polyco Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves

  • Pair of mediumweight household gloves for cleaning
  • Provides protection against chemicals and acids
  • Slip resistant pattern ensures good level of grip in wet conditions
  • Anatomical shape and good flexibility reduces hand fatigue
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Our Price:  £0.99
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Polyco Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves

The Polyco Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves are the ideal middleweight household gloves due to their good chemical protection levels, slip-resistant pattern on the palm, and high durability. Good for use in wet and dry conditions, these gloves offer versatility and dexterity, meaning they can be used across a range of industries. 

Key Information

  • Glove Codes:
Colour Size 6 Size 7 Size 8 Size 9 Size 10
Yellow 024 025 026-8 026 027
Pink 224 225 226-8 226 227
Blue 424 425 42 -8 426 427
Red 134 135 136-8 136 137
Green 324 325 326-8 326 327
  • EN 374:2003
  • EN 388:2003 Rating: 1020
  • EN 420:2003
  • Size Range: 6 - 10
  • Supplied as a pair 

Resistance of the Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves

The Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please find the results below: 

EN 374

Chemical Breakthrough Time (mins)
Acetone >30 mins
Hydrochloric Acid 10% >480 mins
Methanol >30 mins
Sodium Hydroxide 40% >120 mins

EN 388

Property Resistance Level
Abrasion Resistance Level 1
Cut Resistance Level 0
Tear Resistance Level 2
Puncture Resistance Level 0

Uses of the Optima Rubber Gloves

The Optima Rubber Gloves are versatile and dexterous, making them useful across a range of industries and applications where you need light chemical protection. Some of these industries and applications include:

  • Cleaning
  • Janitorial
  • Manufacturing
  • Processing
  • Kitchen work
  • Local authority
  • Food preparation
  • Domestic cleaning
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Chemical manufacture

Key Features of the Optima Rubber Gloves

  • Natural rubber gloves perform well when protecting against acids, alcohol and other chemicals 
  • Improved strength ensures a good tear and abrasion resistance level
  • Slip-resistant pattern on palm and fingers ensuring a good level of grip
  • Specially designed with an anatomical shape that minimises hand fatigue 
  • A soft cotton flock lining absorbs perspiration and keeps hands cooler for longer
  • Designed for improved strength with high levels of flexibility, ideal for work with more delicate products 
  • Available in five different colours to prevent cross contamination
  • Available in five different sizes that should suit most hand users 

Sizing of the Chemical-Resistant Glove

The Optima Chemical-Resistant Natural Rubber Gloves are available in five 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 6 152mm 160mm
Size 7 178mm 171mm
Size 8 203mm 182mm
Size 9 229mm 192mm
Size 10 254mm 204mm

Documentation for the Optima Gloves

Conformity Statement Instructions for Use
Download the Conformity Statement for the Optima Gloves Download the Instruction Manual for the Optima Gloves

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