Frequently Asked Questions

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WHY DO BUSINESS WITH ADG?
The Airboss Defense Group is a publicly traded company (TSX: BOS) with a history of supporting the PPE needs of the US Federal Government and other companies over 20 years (Ranked Top 10 U.S. providers of PPE in 2021)
ARE THESE GLOVES MADE IN CHINA?
Many reports associated with chinese glove production have shown issues from crooked seam to poor fit. Some chinese productions are sub-contracted to a new sub-factory without any procedures to ensure uniform production. Our gloves are made in Malaysia, a mature industry, whitch contribute 67% of global supply. (source https://www.sgx.com)
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF NITRILE GLOVES?
There are many advantages of nitriles gloves. From an allergy point of view, many people have developed allergies to rlatex as latex is an irritant to many users either preventing latex glove usage or requiring users to wear cotton gloves as a first layer. Nitrile is a synthetic polymer that do not have this major problem.
DO I NEED TO WAIT 8 WEEKS (or more) FOR DELIVERY?
ADG is continuously replenishing its warehouses so we always have several millions of boxes available on the ground in the US. So from a pallet to a truckload, the orders are usually ready to ship within 24 to 48h.
ARE LESS AND LESS PEOPLE USING RUBBER GLOVES?
Commercially, natural rubber is obtained almost exclusively from Hevea brasiliensis, a tree from South America. Natural rubber is made by extracting a liquid sap, called latex, from these trees that grow wild up to 34 meters. The natural rubber industry is associated with widespread environmental and labor rights abuses. Moreover, the Mayo Clinic describe Latex allergy that may cause itchy skin and hives or even anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening condition that can cause throat swelling and severe difficulty breathing. Furthermore, Nitrile is a stronger, higher-quality glove compared to Latex
HOW ARE NITRILE GLOVES MADE?
Nitrile is a synthetic copolymer, chemically formed through the combination of acrylonitrile and butadiene. This is why, originally, nitrile gloves were more expensive that latex as several extra steps were needed to produce these gloves. Nowadays, larger volumes and technological advancements have reduced the price of nitrile gloves to prices close to rubber gloves while providing lower allergy and stronger gloves.
ARE LYDUS NITRIL GLOVES POWDER-FREE?
Yes, Lydus gloves are powder-free. Disposable Gloves are sold with powder and powder-free. Nitrile powder-free gloves are produced using a powder free formulation. This process decreases the risks associated with skin reaction to powder and prevents cross-contamination from the powder when the gloves are removed.
ARE LYDUS NITRILE GLOVES LATEX-FREE?
Yes, Lydus nitrile gloves are latex-free. The synthetic process to produce these gloves enables a latex-free production environment so providing those whose bodies identify latex as a harmful chemical a great alternative. However, some nitrile gloves are produced with some latex, so using the Lydus glove will ensure that these are free of latex as the box and the registration with the FDA says “Latex-free”
WHAT ARE NITRILE GLOVES USED FOR?

Nitrile gloves have become the gloves of choice for many professions. There are different classes of certification that certify and approve the usage of these gloves for specific purposes.

The Lydus gloves are registered as a Class I medical device with the FDA, which means that they can use as patient examination gloves. There Lydus gloves are used in many professional settings:

Patient care. Registered as a Class 1 Medical Device

  • Protection against low hazard chemicals.
  • Mechanics
  • Food Preparation and Food hygiene.
  • Piercing
  • Tattooing