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Old December 24, 2012, 11:41 AM   #13
Willie D
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I believe chemical resistant gloves like neoprene are recommended and they are readily available, so no reason not to use them.

Neoprene is NOT recommended for trichloroethelene. Only Vitron gloves are recommended fo extended contact.

See pages 15-16 https://www.raycosafety.com/customer...s/bestperm.pdf



Like I said in my above post, Trichloroethelene can permeate most gloves and

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If TCE penetrates gloves, it may be worse than working bare-handed, because the gloves keep the TCE from evaporating off of your skin. - http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/hesis/Documents/tce.pdf

The reason why Eezox uses TCE in the first place is probably for this characteristic, which can deliver the rust preventative deeper into the metal's surface.

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