Safety gloves for the food industry

In industrial food processing and food handling – selecting the right safety glove is particularly important to avoid injuries to the hands and skin, and to avoid any health risks posed to consumers from contaminated foodstuffs.

Safety gloves for food handling must be designed so that under normal, foreseeable conditions no elements that are hazardous to human health are transferred to the food (known as migration).

The below uvex phynomic gloves are food standard approved and can be laundered:

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uvex phynomic range benefits

  • Silicone-free according to imprint test
  • Suitable for sensitive surfaces
  • Leaves no trace/marks
  • Certified for food processes

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Application areas for uvex safety gloves in the food industry:

  Aqueous pH > 4.5 Acidic pH < 4.5 Alcoholic Fatty Dry (non-fatty)
  Non-alcoholic beverages
R1 = olive oil
R2 = butter and margarine
R3 = fish, cheese and baked goods
R4 = meat and poultry
R5 = sandwiches and deep-fried pastries
Rice & pasta
uvex phynomic B foam Yes Yes Yes Yes (R1 to R5) Yes
uvex phynomic C5 Yes Yes Yes Yes (R1 to R5) Yes
uvex phynomic foam Yes Yes Yes Yes (R5) Yes
uvex phynomic lite Yes Yes Yes Yes (R1 to R5) Yes
uvex profastrong NF33 Yes Yes Yes Yes (R2 to R5) Yes
uvex profi ergo Yes Yes Yes Yes (R1 to R5) Yes
uvex rubiflex S Yes Yes Yes Yes (R1 to R5) Yes
uvex u-fit Yes Yes Yes Yes (R3 to R5) Yes
uvex unilite thermo Yes Yes Yes No Yes

All food approved safety gloves

Safety gloves must be specifically adapted to their respective applications. To determine which safety glove is the right one for each application we support our customers as an active partner – and our versatile portfolio allows uvex to cover a huge range of application areas:

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PPE for the food industry