Wearing Gloves Can Be Sticky: Toxix "Stuff" near mouth

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Wearing Gloves Can Be Sticky

By pod
January 20, 2013

When using latex or vinyl gloves while gardening, I find they are tough to open and insert hands. Sometimes after they have been taken off, a finger or two may get inverted.

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Name: Paul
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Jan 22, 2013 2:18 PM CST
If I've been handling herbicides or other toxic materials I sure don't want the gloves close to my mouth.
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Name: Kristi
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Jan 22, 2013 7:21 PM CST
Good thought! Mostly I just use them when filling containers with potting soil as my fingertips crack (dry out) too easily.

I don't use much toxic at all but will remember this ~ thank you much, Kristi
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