Frequently Asked Questions

About Gloves Selection & Buying Process

About Glove Selection

Q. What is the meaning of CE marking?

A: The CE marking, formerly known as EC mark, which is a mandatory conformity marking for certain products sold within the European Economic Area (EEA) since 1985. The purpose of CE mark is to declare that the product meets the requirements of the applicable EC directives.

Q. What action should be taken if anyone found that he/ she have skin allergies to natural rubber glove?

A: Natural Rubber does contain latex protein which may cause allergies to someone. The immediate action that should be taken is to stop using the gloves. Besides, he/ she should seek immediate advice from doctor for solution.

Q. What is the shelf-life of Nastah gloves?

A: The optimum time to ensure smooth usage for Nastah gloves is within three years from manufacturing if the glove kept in clean, cool and airy place, away from heat and direct sunlight.

Q. What are chlorination and the purpose of chlorination?

A: Chlorination is the process that involves washing the glove in water containing dissolved chlorine, followed by neutralization and rinsing to eliminate any residue. Another name for chlorination is halogenation. Purpose of chlorination is to makes the glove surface smooth for easy donning.

Q. Is our glove suitable for food contact application?

A: Yes, all our glove have comply with US FDA CFR 21 Part 177.2600 & EC Regulation No. 1935/2004 for food contact applications.

Q. Define EN388, EN374-5:2016, EN374-1:2016?



EN 388 374-5:2016 374-1:2016
Fuctions: Use to test the
capability of gloves against
Physical and Mechanical Hazard Biological Hazard Chemical Hazard
Testing Area Resistance to damage from abrasion, perforation, tearing
and cutting
Sealed against penetration of liquids Permeation resistance to chemicals

Q. What is the strength and weakness of using natural latex, nitrile latex and neoprene as material to manufacture glove?



Material Strength Weakness
Natural Latex

-Very flexible and elastic

-Excellent grip

-Excellent resistance to tearing

-Good resistance to abrasion


-Good resistance to weak acids, alkalis, alcohols and detergents.

-Poor resistance to oils, greases and hydrocarbons

-Latex proteins may cause allergies

Nitrile Latex

-Does not contain latex proteins.

-Excellence resistance to abrasion, cut and puncture.


-Excellence resistance to oils, greases and fuels

-Good resistance to alkalis, alcohols, and certain organic solvents.

-Heat resistance (but no flame resistance)

-More rigid

-Good protection from hydraulic fluids, gasoline, alcohols, organic acids and alkalis


-More puncture resistance than natural rubber latex

About Buying Process

Q. What is the difference between LCL and FCL shipment?

A: LCL shipment is Loose Cargo Loading whereas FCL shipment is Full Cargo Loading. The most obvious difference is that the freight cost per carton is higher in LCL shipment compared to FCL shipment.

Q. What is the lead time for Nastah to ship out the goods?

A: The lead time usually take 60 days upon confirmation of sales.

Q. Can I have the glove with my own private brand?

A: We can OEM to your brand using the artwork design provided by you. As a value added service to our clients, we can also provide packaging design that suits your requirements.