PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR CONSERVATORS: GLOVES AND HAND PROTECTION
SOME MANUFACTURERS OF PROTECTIVE GLOVES:American Working Women's Supply Company
PO Box 100, Deer Park, NY 11729, (516)-667-6266Dunn Products
37 S. Sangamon Street Chicago, IL 60607, (312)-666-5800Edmont Wilson division of Becton
Dickinson & Co., 77 Walnut Street Cochoton, OH 43812Granet
PO Box 588, 25 Loring Drive Framingham, MA 01701, (617)-875-3521Lab Safety Supply
PO Box 1368, Janesville, WI 53547, (800)-356-6964Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Co.
2060 North Kolmar Ave., Chicago, IL 60639, (800)-621-8010 or (312)-384-2070Newtex Industries
Railroad Avenue, PO Box 25, Victor, NY 14564, (716)-924-9135Norton Safety Products
PO Box 70729, Charleston, SC 29405, (803)-554-0660Surety Rubber Co.
Box 92N3, Carrollton, OH 44615
protective clothing and gloves in women's sizes
also supplies Coverderm barrier cream for nonaqueous solvents
manufactures Zetex heat-resistant gloves
GENERAL INFORMATION ON WORK GLOVES IS AVAILABLE FROM:Work Glove Manufacturers Association
Box H, Grayslake, IL 60030, (312) 223–9222
National Industrial Glove Distributors Association
2510 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
Commoner, Lucy, “Resistance to Chemicals of Common Glove Materials” [information packet compiled for AIC General Session Health and Safety Hazards in Art Conservation, AIC 10th Annual Meeting, 1982].
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