HEALTHCARE COMPLIANCE TO
U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention has set a new standard: USP General Chapter <800> which takes effect on December 01, 2019. These guidelines provide a set of standards to healthcare workers to reduce the risk of handling hazardous drugs, and safeguarding both patients and healthcare personnel.
According to the guidelines, some glove-related requirements in chemotherapy administration includes:
1) Examination gloves to comply to ASTM D6987
2) Double gloving