Latex gloves after made from natural rubber and are intended for incidental contact. One of the main advantages of latex gloves is that they are very tactile and are hence highly preferred for sensitive applications like surgery. Another practical benefit of latex gloves is that very durable, flexible, and comfortable to wear. Latex gloves are excellent choice when dealing with biological and water-based materials. The main disadvantage of latex gloves is that they can cause skin allergies and reactions. Also, latex offers little chemical protection is very poor when handling organic solvents. It’s also very hard to detect lacerations or puncture holes in latex. Powdered latex gloves can cause additional health issues due to skin reactions and allergies caused by the latex and also by the lubricating powders.