Shield GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Black Gloves

  • Pair of heavyweight rubber gloves
  • Suitable for use with detergents, alcohols, acids and alkalis
  • Suitable for use in high risk environments
  • Features a cotton flock lining for enhanced comfort
Our Price:  £1.50
Excl. VAT. (£1.80 Inc. 20% VAT)

Shield GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Black Gloves

If you handle dangerous chemicals in your work, it's important that you use sufficient hand protection to prevent your skin from becoming damaged. The Shield GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Black Gloves are Category III gloves, meaning that they're suitable for high-risk applications.

Key Information

  • Glove Code: GI/6406
  • EN 388: 2003 Rating: 2020
  • Tested to EN 374-2
  • EN 374-3 Rating: 224 (ABK)
  • EC 1935: 2004
  • Available Sizes: 7 - 10
  • Supplied as a pair of gloves

Resistance of the GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Gloves

The Shield Heavy-Duty Rubber Gloves have been tested in accordance with EU standards to ensure high levels of performance. Please find the results below:

EN 388

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

EN 374-3

Code Letter Chemical Resistance Level
A Methanol Level 2
B Acetone Level 2
K Sodium Hydroxide 40% Level 4

EC 1935

The Shield GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Gloves have been evaluated in terms of their suitability for coming into contact with food. The gloves have passed the test and are therefore suitable to do so.

Uses of the Shield Heavy Duty Black Gloves

The Shield Black Heavy-Duty Gloves are complex in design, making them ideal for high-risk and heavy-duty applications. This includes the following:

  • Assembly line work
  • Assembly work
  • Cargo handling
  • Construction
  • Domestic waste handling
  • Food handling
  • Food packaging
  • Food preparation
  • Food retailing
  • Household cleaning
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Industrial waste handling
  • Lab work
  • Maintenance work
  • Pest control work
  • Refuse collection
  • Refuse handling

The GI/6406 Heavy Duty Gloves are designated Category III gloves, meaning that they should be suitable for most high-risk tasks. Complex in design, they help protect against a number of chemicals, abrasions and tears while also improving your grip on objects.

Features of the Rubber Gloves

  • Complex design of the gloves are suitable for heavy-duty applications
  • Natural rubber latex and polychloroprene gloves are resistant against abrasion
  • Cotton flock lining allows easy application and removal
  • Flock lining increases comfort and reduces perspiration
  • Ergonomic in shape to reduce hand fatigue
  • Long cuff improves your arm protection
  • Protects against some detergents, alcohols, acids and alkalis

Sizing of the GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Black Gloves

The Black Heavy Duty Gloves are available in four sizes to suit a wide range of 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)
Size 7 178mm
Size 8 203mm
Size 9 229mm
Size 10 254mm

The minimum length of these gloves is 300mm. These longer cuffs help provide better arm protection.

Safety Warning

Please note that the Shield GI/6406 Heavy Duty Rubber Gloves contain natural rubber latex. This may cause allergic reactions, including anaphylactic response.


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

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