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FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves After Years of Review | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers | American Health Council

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves After Years of Review | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers

FDA Proposes Ban on Powdered Gloves After Years of Review | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers - Health Council

The proposal comes years after FDA began gathering evidence on the risks of powdered gloves and almost two decades after a report from the agency deliberating on the issue. The proposal includes banning powdered patient examination gloves, powdered surgeon’s gloves, and absorbable powder used to lubricate surgeon’s gloves. FDA is making the proposal because of the risk of injuries it said includes respiratory allergic reactions, severe airway inflammation, wound inflammation, and post-surgical adhesions.

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