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Powdered Surgeon’s Gloves Banned for Research and Clinical Practice, Including Veterinary Medicine

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) has issued a final rule banning all powdered surgeon’s gloves, powdered patient examination gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating surgical gloves intended for use by humans because these devices present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury that cannot be corrected or eliminated by a change in labeling.