The DOH recently distributed an alert regarding purported counterfeit/reused gloves entering the US market. The FDA recommends that health care facilities and providers do not purchase, or use imported medical gloves from companies included on Import Alert 80-04 Surveillance and Detention Without Physical Examination of Surgeon’s and Patient Examination Gloves. The link below provides information posted on the FDA’s website including a link to reporting problems with medical gloves.

If you have purchased any medical gloves that are visibly soiled, are a different color, appear to have been used, or otherwise seem to be fraudulent, please report it to the FDA by email to