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FDA Investigating Disposable Gloves From Hundreds Of Foreign Companies Because Of Reprocessing Fears

Agency urges health care providers and other users to stop using the gloves

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The US FDA says it’s “investigating certain imported medical gloves that appear to have been reprocessed, cleaned, or recycled and sold as new.” The 270 firms in question are listed on an import alert that says their gloves are subject to Detention without Physical Examination.

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