Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 14, Issue 4, pp 180–184 | Cite as

Comparitive study on protective gloves for handling cytotoxic medicines: a model study with carmustine

  • Heike Dinter-Heidorn
  • Gerhard Carstens


The quality of protective gloves was studied. Protective gloves are part of the personal safety equipment for staff handling cytotoxic drugs. A study using raster electron microscopic photography, measurement of thickness by micrometer screw and permeability of carmustine by high pressure liquid chromatographic assay was carried out. The results show differences between different types of gloves.


Carmustine Chromatography, high pressure liquid Gloves Microscopy, electron, raster Permeability Safety Thickness 


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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Heike Dinter-Heidorn
    • 1
  • Gerhard Carstens
    • 1
  1. 1.Apotheke der HenriettenstiftungHannover 1FRG

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