Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Disposable Nitrile Medical Gloves

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  • Medical grade disposable nitrile gloves
  • Designed for medical, food and care industries
  • Certified to EN 455 and virus certified to EN 374
  • Price is per pack of 100 disposable gloves
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Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Disposable Nitrile Medical Gloves

The Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Disposable Nitrile Medical Gloves are ideal for use as non-sterile medical gloves. They provide protection against chemicals, microroganisms and food substances and can therefore be used to keep your hands clean, dry and contaminant-free as a form of personal or professional PPE.

What's Included?

  • 1 x Box of 100 Gloves

Which Size GL890 Gloves Are Right for Me?

To find your perfect size, simply measure the circumference of your palm (ignoring the thumb area) and the length of your hand as indicated in the image below. Once you have your measurements, please consult the sizing chart below to find the correct size for your hand.

How to measure your hand

Size Circumference of Palm (mm) Length of Palm (mm)
Size 6 (Extra Small) 152mm 160mm
Size 7 (Small) 178mm 171mm
Size 8 (Medium) 203mm 182mm
Size 9 (Large) 229mm 192mm
Size 10 (Extra Large) 254mm 204mm

Read our guide to sizing for more information about finding your perfect size.

How Do the Polyco GL890 Bodyguards Protect Your Hands?

These Polyco gloves meet both EN 455 and EN 374 standards. This means they are able to protect against bacteria, viruses and a range of chemicals, making them suitable for use in medical environments (non-sterile) or labs. Additionally, they achieve an AQL 1.5 rating, meaning they have resistance to the penetration of liquids, which further demonstrates their ability to withstand medical contamination.

Performance Ratings

EN 374 (Chemical Resistance)

Chemical Breakthrough Time
Acetic Acid 10% >60 mins
Ethidium Bromide 1% >480 mins
Formaldehyde 37% >30 mins
n - Heptane >30 mins
Hydrochloric acid  32% >120 mins
Isopropyl Alcohol (Isopropanol) >10 mins
Nitric Acid 40% >10 mins
Phosphoric acid 30% >480 mins
Potassium Hydroxide 45% >480 mins
Sodium Hydroxide 40% >480 mins
Sulphuric Acid 40% >480 mins 


  • PPE Category: Cat III
  • Class 1 Non-Sterile Medical Device
  • EN 455 (Standard for Medical Gloves)
    • EN 455-1 (Freedom from Holes)
    • EN 455-2 (Physical Properties)
    • EN 455-3 (Biological Evaluation)
    • EN 455-4 (Shelf Life Determination)
  • EN 1186 (Safe for Contact with Food)
  • EN 1149 (Electrostatic Dissipative Materials)

Key Features and Benefits

  • Nitrile gloves offer barrier protection against medical contamination
  • Provide resistance against a range of chemicals including acids and alkalis
  • Approved for safe contact with food
  • Has some resistance against sudden electrostatic shocks
  • Super thin 0.11mm liner allows for better dexterity and hand control
  • Textured fingertips enhance grip in dry or wet environments
  • Flexible, pliable material helps prevent hand fatigue during extended use
  • Powder-free for a reduced risk of product contamination
  • Beaded cuff adds strength and prevents liquid rollback

Who Can Use the Gl890 Gloves

While they are ideal for use as virus protection, the properties of these gloves would benefit a range of applications and industries. In addition to being certified for general medical for example, they are also approved for safe contact with food. Some industries they are especially suitable for include:

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Delivery Information

This product usually delivered by Royal Mail or better and will typically arrive within 1 to 3 working days after dispatch.

Orders placed before 2.00pm on weekdays (excluding bank holidays) are normally dispatched the same day if your order is in stock. Orders placed after 2.00pm, or orders placed at the weekend or during a bank holiday, should be dispatched the next working day.

For full details, please visit our delivery information page.

Delivery Charges

Orders of £40.00 and above (excluding VAT) qualify for our FREE standard UK delivery. All orders under £40.00 (excluding VAT) incur a £4.95 delivery charge.

Next day delivery is available on certain products for an additional charge. If you would like more information about next day delivery, please contact our customer care team on 020 7501 0597.

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Sunday, 12 September 2021  | 

These are a good strength glove. I keep a. a box at home for everything from cooking to cleaning and to line other gloves for beekeeping. They arrived promptly after ordering.

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