Disposable general purpose and examination gloves are single-use gloves that protect against contaminants, abrasion and moisture and prevent the spread of bacteria. Disposable examination gloves are thin, lightweight gloves with high tactile sensitivity, great flexibility and moderate durability. They are commonly used in scientific, medical and food processing applications and can be made of latex, nitrile or vinyl. Disposable general purpose gloves are lightweight, breathable gloves with great flexibility and tactile sensitivity. They are typically made of latex, nitrile or vinyl. Nitrile gloves offer good resistance to water, organic solvents, hydrocarbons and oil.