Vinyl or PVC is the weakest of the dental gloves film. It can break easily and be punctured by sharp objects.
- Limited elasticity limits the use for many users. Can be uncomfortable to wear and has less dexterity.
- While it may be the cheapest material, vinyl gloves can compromise infectious barrier protection.
NO DEAL: Ansell does not offer any vinyl gloves for healthcare professionals, due mainly to its susceptibility to tears, breakage and pinholes. Ansell strongly believes this material should not be used where contact is likely with blood, saliva and other potentially infectious body fluids.