Rubber Chemistry and Technology
78, No.4, Sept.-Oct.2005, p.674-81
RELEASE OF DITHIOCARBAMATES INTO SWEAT FROM NATURAL RUBBER LATEX SURGICAL GLOVES
Abraham E K; Ramesh P; Joseph R; Mohanan P V; Remakumari V M
Sree Chitra Tirunal Inst.for Med.Sci.& Technology
The extent of release of residual dithiocarbamates from NR latex surgical gloves into human sweat was investigated using HPLC and thin layer chromatography. The release of dithiocarbamate in artificial sweat at different pH levels was also investigated and the results compared with those for human sweat. 37 refs.