Methods for Sanitizing Gloved Hands for Extended Use of Disposable Medical Gloves ( 12,19 )

Alcohol-based hand sanitizerPreferred method when gloves (latex or nitrile) are not soiledCan be disinfected up to 6 times
Soap and waterBest use with long cuffed glovesCan be cleaned with soap and water up to 10 times
Diluted bleach solutionUse 10%–13% bleach solution; dip gloved hands in solution for 5 s; allow solution to remain for 1 min; rinse with water and dry with clean clothCan be disinfected in bleach solution up to 10 times