Surveys to check for compliance of FDA ban on powdered gloves

Effective immediately, surveys will check for compliance of FDA ban on powdered gloves

The Joint Commission recently announced it would check for compliance to the FDA ban on powdered gloves in surveys, beginning now. The FDA ban went into effect on January 18 and applies to all accreditation programs. The FDA banned powdered gloves because they “present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury and that the risk cannot be corrected or eliminated by labeling or a change in labeling.”

 

Read the full story from The Joint Commission here.

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