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CHEMICAL HAZARDS AND PERMEATION ASSESSMENT

Don’t make assumptions while dealing with hazardous chemicals. Numerous risks are associated with exposure to chemical substances, and contact with the skin causes damages like burns, dermatitis, and irritation. Wearing specific chemical gloves is the only barrier that prevents hazardous contact with chemicals.

SHOWA’s chemical laboratory offers expert services to help customers make the right choice in hand protection.

30%

of hand injuries are caused by wearing the wrong chemical gloves.

WHY A CHEMICAL LABORATORY AT SHOWA’S FACILITIES?

In the early 1990’s, SHOWA decided to invest in a new laboratory to be able to service customers calling in with questions on which glove to use when working with a certain chemical

SHOWA set up their new laboratory with customized equipment that would test chemical permeation through virtually any polymer. This information was given to customers to better formulate an answer on which glove would be most suitable for their applications.

EXPLORE THE CHEMICAL LABORATORY SERVICES

SHOWA’s Chemical Laboratory provides technical support to both internal and external parties. The team’s expertise extends beyond chemicals and chemical resistant gloves; they are the “go-to” for all mechanical risks and norm-related questions.

Every year the team handles thousands of technical requests and laboratory tests, as well as provides training to our customers. Their communication, consultative services for hazard solutions, and clear and concise data results makes them a highly valued extension of the SHOWA brand.

A TEAM OF CHEMICAL EXPERTS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

The Chemical Laboratory team stands out when it comes to meeting your PPE glove assessment needs. Comprised of a team of chemists, regulatory officers, and research and development technical specialists, the team offers 70+ combined years of industry experience and knowledge.

SHOWA’s team of chemical experts streamlines and synthesises the assessment of every customer’s unique needs; this means constructing individualized testing and solution processes for each request submitted to the laboratory. From start to finish, the Chemical Lab team combines sustainable customer service with its powerful data-driven capacities. They are especially proud of achieving an average response time of 24hrs per request!

OUR CHEMICAL LABORATORY ANNUAL NUMBERS

2,500+

Technical & Consultative
requests handled

5,000+

aboratory tests
performed

10,000+

Compliance & testing
documents provided

HOW CAN YOU BENEFIT FROM SHOWA’s CHEMICAL LAB?

FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO REQUEST OUR EXPERTISE

Do you have a technical question for our team or would you like to have a PPE glove tested against a specific chemical?

SHOWA’s Chemical Laboratory is available for all these questions and more. Get in touch via email or telephone.

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Call us here: +1 800 241 0323 * available Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm EST

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