Truskin Gloves

Truskin Gloves

100% subsidiary of Sutures India


1. Do you manufacture all types of gloves?

No. We manufacture natural rubber latex gloves of surgical grade , powdered. Low powder, polymer coated, low protein gloves.

2. Can you manufacture any size of gloves?

Surgical glove sizes range from 6 to 8.5 in increments of 0.5. The variety of size options ensures the best fitting glove will be available for every surgeon.

3. Are your surgical gloves CE & FDA approved?


4. What is the powder, used for the powdered gloves and what is the quantity you use?

  1. It is Absorbable Corn Starch, U.S.P.grade.
  2. Powder Content not more than 15 mg/dm2

5. Are your Gloves 100% inspected for defects?

Gloves manufactured by Truskin Gloves are 100% visually inspected for defects. In addition, all glove lots are statistically sampled and tested for barrier integrity.


6. Does the Company have any certifications?

Yes, the plant is ISO 13485/2003 certified.

7. How do we check out the certifications?

All certificates are hosted on the company's website as Pdf files. These certificates can either be downloaded or printed.

8. Can the company manufacture surgical gloves on “OEM” to a third party?

Yes, we can manufacture Surgical gloves and packed in OEM to a third party, subject to certain requirements.

9. How the company is related with Sutures India Pvt. Ltd.?

Truskin Gloves Private Limited is 100% subsidiary unit of Sutures India Pvt. Ltd.

10. Do you export semi finished gloves without any packaging?

Yes, if order is placed in bulk and long term agreement

11. How are the products sterilized?

All surgical gloves are sterilized and package sealed in pairs for individual use. The sterilization of surgical gloves is standard as surgical procedures often involve open wound operation. Gloves are sterilized by Ethylene Oxide gas or Gamma Radiations as per customer req. Unless demanded it is EO. Sterility of the product Complies with US Pharmacopoeia requirements.

12. How are gloves packed?

One pair (1 left and 1 right) wrapped in a wallet & sealed in a peelable / tear pouch, 50 such pouches packed in a Inner box and 8 inner boxes packed in Export carton.

13. What is the material used for packing?

Special medical grade paper is used, which permits complete sterilization of the product and maintains the sterility throughout the shelflife of the product.

14. What are the applications for powdered latex surgical gloves?

Powdered gloves can be safely used for all types of surgeries & examination.

15. What is the minimum order quantity for gloves on OBL brand?

A minimum quantity of 1,60,000 pairs needs to be ordered. At least to hold one 20' container.

16. Do you execute orders in smaller quantities?

Yes, if the goods are in Truskin brand

17. Is it possible to order products on line?

No,. You can send us your requirements by e-mail id

18. What is the Company’s policy for distribution outside India ?

The company appoints distributors to distribute its products. The distributor buys the products from the company & distributes in his Country. All quotations are on FOB, India basis.

19. What is the company’s policy for participation in tenders?

Samples, certificates and any other documents are given for tender participation as per the tender requirements along with tender offers – depending on volume the of tender inquiry

20. What is the normal delivery time & how is the delivery effected?

Normally gloves are shipped with in 30 - 45 days depending on the quantity per size. Shipment is effected by sea unless it is specially requested.

21. How competitive is the Company's product in International market?

The products are well accepted in European, Asian, African & American markets as compared to other multinational brands.

22. What is the Company's commercial terms?

Proforma Invoice which gives the value of the products ordered is sent to the Customers. Freight on actual is additionally added . If order value is above USD 10000,confirmed irrevocable L/C at sight or remit 100% advance payment is accepted. If ordered value is less than USD 10,000, then 100% payment has to be paid in advance through Telegraphic Transfer.

23. How much quantity a 20' and 40' container will hold?

  1. In 20' container : 2,00,000 pairs of tear open gloves & 1,60,000 pairs of peel open gloves will accommodate.
  2. In 40' container : 4,20,000 pairs of tear open gloves & 3,36,000 pairs of peel open gloves will accommodate

24. Do you manufacture examination gloves?

At present we do not manufacture. By the mid of year 2009, You can send your enquiry for the same.

25. What does A.Q.L mean and how does it relate to gloves?

Acceptable Quality Level (AQL) - The AQL standard for surgical gloves will be 1.5.Our Medical Gloves are manufactured with minimal barrier defects such as pinholes.

26. What is the colour of the surgical gloves?

Natural creamy white.

27. What is the shelf life of Sterile surgical gloves?

Five years from the date of manufacture.

28. What is the protein level of the finished product?

Below 150 μg/ dm2. Against the ASTM requirements of maximum 200 μg/ dm2

29. What is the best way to store the gloves?

Gloves should be stored in the inner box and should be kept in dry, cool and dust free area. Gloves should not be stored near direct sunlight, moisture, X-rays or extreme heat.

30. What are the different type of sensitivity?

Some Individuals may be sensitive to either the chemicals used in the manufacturing of latex glove or the protein allergens in natural rubber latex.

31.Are TRUSKIN Surgical Gloves hand specific.?

Yes!, Left/Right Hand Fitted - In contrast to medical exam gloves, surgical gloves are form fitted meaning every pair contains one glove shaped for the left hand and one glove shaped for the right hand. This is to ensure the highest level of comfort to help reduce fatigue from long surgical procedures.

32. Can you underline the prime physical properties and the discuss the standard of the gloves with respect to Truskin’s actual?

1.Tensile Strength? - The FDA requires surgical gloves to have tensile strength of at least 24 MPa (before aging). The tensile strength of the glove indicates the amount of force the glove can take before breaking. The higher the tensile strength, the stronger the surgical glove is.

2.Elongation?- The FDA requires surgical gloves to have elongation of at least 750% (before aging). The elongation measurement indicates how far the glove can stretch before breaking. 750% elongation means the surgical glove material must be able to stretch 7.5 times from its original form. The higher the elongation measurement, the higher quality the surgical glove is.

FDA Requirements - ASTM Standards
Tensile Strength (before aging) 24 MPa
Tensile Strength (after aging) 18 MPa
Elongation (before aging) 750%
Elongation (after aging) 550%
• What is distinct about LATEX Glove's manufacturing practices ?
With our state-of-art high technology and efficient automatic glove manufacturing machines, we continue to obtain the most productive manufacturing yield and to remain as one of the most cost-effective and highest quality producer in the industry.

33.Are TRUSKIN gloves size printed/marked?

All gloves are size embossed. Size and customized printing can be done on special request and additional cost.

34.What is distinct about LATEX Glove's manufacturing practices ?

With our state-of-art high technology and efficient automatic glove manufacturing machines, we continue to obtain the most productive manufacturing yield and to remain as one of the most cost-effective and highest quality producer in the industry.

35.Are your factories certified with ISO 9001, EN46002 and Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) ?

Yes, all our factories are certified with ISO 9002, EN46002 and we manufacture our products strictly according to the GMP requirements.

36.Do your gloves meet ASTM D3578 (for Examination Gloves) and ASTM D3577 (for Surgical Gloves) or EN455 Standards?

Yes, our gloves meet the ASTM D3578 (Examination Gloves) and ASTM D3577 (Surgical Gloves). Besides the ASTM standards, our gloves have also surpassed the EN 455 Standards. Our Surgical Gloves have obtained the CE Mark and number i.e. CE 0120.

37.Why is latex glove a better choice of protection?

Latex, being the main raw material in rubber gloves manufacturing, is the gold standard for durability. It demonstrates superior elasticity, strength and barrier protection. It out performs vinyl as well as any synthetic rubber in terms of maintaining barrier integrity in routine and high risks procedures. Research shows that latex gloves provide up to 9 times more protection during normal use than non-latex gloves.

38.When gloves should be worn

Although the effectiveness of gloves in preventing contamination, there is reasonable chance of hand contact with blood or other body fluids, mucous membranes or non intact skin. During performing invasive medical procedure and handling to each patient.

  1. To reduce the risk of acquiring bacterial infection from Patients.
  2. To prevent staff or doctors from transmitting their skin flora to patients
  3. To reduce contamination of the hands of staff caring patients infected with certain pathogens from one patient to another.

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