twheelock <@t> mclean.harvard.edu
Tue Aug 21 15:03:29 CDT 2012
I use nitrile gloves that we get from our Central Supply Room when
handling xylene and cover-slipping by hand.
They are Kimberly-Clark Sterling Nitrile Powder-Free Exam Gloves.
I use just a single glove rather than double-gloving, and that seems to
do the trick.
The glove usually does not break.
However, now that you mention it, I wonder if a single layer really
totally prevents penetration of xylene or not.
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