ASTM D – 15 Standard Test Method for Analysis of Aqueous Extractable Protein in Latex, Natural Rubber, and Elastomeric Products Using the Modified. RRIM (MS P) and the ASTM (D ) modified Lowry tests, were examined and their relationship studied. Total extractable proteins, EPRRiMt. ASTM De1, Standard Specification for Rubber Surgical Gloves ASTM D, Standard Test Method for the Analysis of Aqueous.
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This paper suggests a way to eliminate the proteins with a simple, elegant and inexpensive method using fumed silica additives. There is a major distinction between powdered and powder-free gloves.
However, traces still may remain and cause skin reactions. One is to protect the cured latex from sticking to itself during manufacturing process, and the other is c5712 provide internal lubricity while donning the gloves.
Land Use and Development. Latex processed without silica, does have protein residues, see Table II. Some laboratories claim that they can measure lower levels of proteins.
Two-sided ast is possible but expensive. A general estimate is that only about 20 percent of the total protein evaluated by the ASTM test are harmful. Water soluble proteins are extracted in a buffer solution and then precipitated to concentrate them and also d572 separate them from water soluble substances that may interfere with the determination.
Total and specific analysis of c5712 in latex goods The total quantity of latex proteins in gloves is evaluated by extracting the rubber with an aqueous solution and measuring according to ASTM D It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
A previous paper on cleaning latex films with fumed silica5 presented protein results derived by ASTM D Today, some 12, ASTM standards are used around the world to improve product quality, enhance safety, facilitate market access and trade, and build consumer confidence. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
Water soluble proteins x5712 extracted in a buffer solution and then precipitated to concentrate them and also to separate them from water soluble substances that may interfere with the determination.
Please login to your authorized staff account to use this feature. Axtm 1 2 3 4 5 page sstarting from page current page. However, the low silica concentrations necessary make this a cost-effective process for addressing protein allergy concerns.
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Introduction The problem of proteins in natural rubber Type I latex allergies can be caused by proteins in the natural latex used in gloves, condoms, balloons and other articles. The silica also may serve as a thickening agent. The proteins probably would stay adsorbed on the latex particles throughout the compounding process.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. Thompson et al9 that there is a relationship between hydration and compromised barriers in some surgical gloves. Adkinson, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 98, Proteins in the ashm migrate to the surface and penetrate through the skin. The most common mechanism is direct contact. The test method involves an extraction and precipitation procedure followed by an assay of protein content.
It is suggested that the silica attaches itself to the surface of the latex particle substituting the protein molecules and displacing them, see Fig.
Protein levels are asfm 1, the lowest level of detection, as clean as a vinyl film negative control. The silica dipping process is simple, short and inexpensive.
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However, the 20 ppm proteins left, may happen to be harmful and the latex status as far as allergen content did not change dd5712 all. Many gloves contain less proteins today, but protein cleaning is an important ongoing issue. There were no books found for the applied search filters. Copyright Compu-tecture, Inc. Here again, the presence of silica greatly diminished the level of latex allergenic proteins measured by the LEAP method. A definitive procedure that produces a test result: As a consequence of the addition of ammonia for preserving the latex concentrate, the lipid materials are believed to hydrolyze slowly, releasing fatty acids.
The fumed silica attaches itself to the rubber particle and substitutes the proteins. A non-silica rubber blank has micrograms of proteins per gram of rubber, see Table I.
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Further analysis by the LEAP method also d572 Guthrie Research, resulted in clean films having protein values below the detection level, 0. Natural Rubber Science and Technology, A. It is thought that proteins in the glove are being washed out and replaced by water molecules, creating diffusible channels through which small diameter species, like the HIV virus, could pass.
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