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Nitrile gloves are very popularity when it comes to disposable gloves. There are so many reasons for this. Nitrile gloves possess many of the same benefits that natural latex gloves have, including flexibility, dexterity, and a snug fit. But, they eliminate the potential for allergic reactions because nitrile is a synthetic rubber, without the properties in latex that cause allergies. These gloves are so widely versatile, across nearly any application or industry. They have excellent puncture resistance, and are tough enough to resist chemicals and withstand grease and oils, yet they are fitted well enough to give you the tactile sensitivity...

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Cleaning, Sanitizing, Disinfecting When it comes to eliminating germs, remember the differences between these terms: Cleaning = removes dirt and grime (can physically move germs, but does not kill them) Sanitizing = reduces the number of germs to safer levels (by either cleaning or disinfecting) Disinfecting = kills germs using chemicals (not guaranteed to clean) What Is Hydrogen Peroxide? While it may sound like a toxic chemical, hydrogen peroxide is a naturally occurring substance. While its scientific name may sound complicated, hydrogen peroxide is simply water with an extra oxygen molecule. Plants and animals can produce hydrogen peroxide (it is...

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all of the information online, so we put together this post to help you safely clean and disinfect your home. What’s the difference between cleaning and disinfecting? It’s important to note that cleaning a surface, such as removing dirt and particles, is not the same thing as disinfecting a surface that kills viruses and bacteria.  Often, you need to clean a surface with soap and water or another cleaning solution BEFORE you can effectively disinfect the surface.  For example, if you bake cookies and your kitchen counter is covered in flour, sugar, egg, and other ingredients from your...

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Can face masks help slow the spread of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes COVID-19? Yes, face masks combined with other preventive measures, such as frequent hand-washing and social distancing, help slow the spread of the virus.

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Contamination of food by the hands of food handlers is an important cause of foodborne illness outbreaks. For this reason, many food establishment operators (and health departments) have encouraged or required kitchen staff to wear gloves while handling food.  If gloves are used incorrectly, however, the risk of contamination by a gloved hand is the same as for a bare hand. If the type of glove is appropriate, proper handwashing is practiced, and the gloves are changed frequently, gloves can provide an effective barrier between the hands of food handlers and the foods they handle. The following guidelines are recommended...

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