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Eighteen Years Too Late: FDA Finally Heeds Public Citizen's Call, Moves to Ban Powdered Latex Surgical Gloves—and all Powdered Medical Gloves


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Eighteen Years Too Late: FDA Finally Heeds Public Citizen's Call, Moves to Ban Powdered Latex Surgical Gloves—and all Powdered Medical Gloves

Public Citizen

WASHINGTON - Note: Public Citizen petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1998 to ban powdered surgical latex gloves. The agency denied the petition, but Public Citizen petitioned again in 2011, calling for all powdered medical gloves to be banned.

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