Kanam Latex Industries Pvt., Ltd.

Ooppoottil Buildings, K. K. Road, 686 001 Kottayam, Kerala

Telephone +91 481 2300342
Fax +91 481 2563614,


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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  Commodities and Consumer Goods
  • 05.07  Disposable articles for surgeries

Disposable articles for surgeries

  • 05  Commodities and Consumer Goods
  • 05.08  Disposable articles for hospitals

Disposable articles for hospitals

  • 05  Commodities and Consumer Goods
  • 05.09  Disposable articles for laboratories

Disposable articles for laboratories

Our products

Product category: Disposable articles for surgeries

Surgicare Neoprene

‘Surgicare Neoprene’ Sterile Powder Free Synthetic Neoprene Surgical Gloves for All Surgeries
Surgicare Neoprene is made from Synthetic material, which has high chemical resistance and supple properties. The gloves are Soft and Comfortable.

The Physical Properties are as per ASTM and EN Standards. Superior Strength, Softness and Elasticity provides a great option for those who do not wish to use ‘natural’ latex.

Surgicare Neoprene is made from fully synthetic latex of polychloroprene, with high medical grade polymers, which eliminates the risks of natural latex allergy.

Excellent Donning And Fit
The specially designed mould produces gloves of high comfort.

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Product category: Disposable articles for surgeries

Surgicare Syntho

‘SURGICARE SYNTHO’ Sterile Latexfree & Powder Free Nitrile Medical Examination gloves.

Special Features
- Latex free and Powder free
- Ambidextrous for quick and easy donning
- Finger textured for additional grip
- Beaded cuff for easy donning
- Length from 240 mm
- Thickness of 3.2 mil
- ASTM : D-6319-2010 & EN 455-1:2000 and En 455-2:2011
- CE Certified

Nitrile Exam gloves is the perfect choice for
- Critical Care Units & ICU’s
- Dental Workers
- Healthcare Workers administering potentially hazardous drugs and for cleanup of spills and handling waste of treated patients.
- Oncology Units and Cancer Research Institutes handling cytotoxic drugs (5mil Nitrile Gloves)
- Ophthalmology units and Pathology units

Quality Standards
- Manufactured in accordance to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 13485:2003 Quality System Standards
- Bio-compatible as measured by primary skin sensitization test as per ISO 10993-2010
- Tested for use with 9 Chemotherapy Drugs as per ASTM D 6978 - 05 (for 5 mil Nitrile Exam gloves - Surgicare Syntho Premium)

Quality Control
- 100% Inspected
- AQL - 1.5

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Product category: Disposable articles for hospitals


‘Surgicare’ Sterile Latex Powdered Surgical Gloves

- Non-detectable levels of chemical residue reduces allergic skin reactions like Contact Dermatitis - Type IV Allergy
- Lightly powdered with Modified Bio-Absorbable Corn starch USP Grade (No talc), to prevent wound infections and granulomas.
- Manufactured in clean environment to comply with EN 556 and ISO 13485 requirements.
- Sterilized in a validated process cycle to achieve sterility assurance level of 106, and air wash cycles to reduce sterilant residue to less than 5 ppm.
- Latex Film structure passes Viral Penetration Test (ASTM F1671.976)
- AQL 1.5 for pin holes

Product Characteristics
- Made from natural rubber latex
- Anatomically shaped
- Textured surface for excellent instrument grip
- Prepowdered with USP Bio-absorbable cornstarch. (FDA Approved)
- Beaded cuff with minimum length of 280 mm. for extra protection
- Meets International standards ASTM D 3577, EN 455 part I, II & III
- BS 4005
- CE certified
- Licensee of Bureau of Indian Standards, IS 13422 and IS 4148

- Conforms to Standards ASTM D 3578, EN 455 Part I &II
- Manufactured in ISO 9001:2000 Certified Facility

Quality Control
- Factory Standard of AQL 1.5 (ASTM Standard AQL 4.0)
- Uncompromised inspection of every glove

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Product category: Disposable articles for hospitals

Kaltex Gloves

‘KALTEX’ Sterile Powder Free Latex Examination Gloves – (Singles & Pairs)

Product Characteristics
- Powder free - eliminates risks associated with glove powder
- Extractable natural rubber latex protein content less than 50 µg/gm reduces risk of being sensitised to Type 1 allergy
- Moisture content less than 0.75%
- Factory Standard of AQL 1.5 (ASTM Standard 4.0)
- Manufactured in a clean, hygienic dust free environment with positive pressure air filtration system
- Sterilized in an ISO 9002 and EN 46002 certified facility
- Conforms to International Standards ASTM D 3578, EN 455 PART I & II

Advantages of Powder Free Gloves
- Powder on non sterile gloves will support MICROBIAL growth and becomes a carrier of ENDOTOXINS
- Powder acts as a carrier of natural latex protein leading to the dangerous Type 1 allergy
- Powder enhances the development of infection
- Powder contaminates sterile work area
- Airborne powder particles when inhaled over a period of time can lead to occupational ASTHMA

- Dry hands thoroughly before donning
- Rub gloved fingers together prior to use for added instrument grip

- Store always in a cool place away from direct light
- Do not expose to temperature more than 80°F.

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Product category: Disposable articles for laboratories

Surgicare Micro

‘Surgicare Micro’ Sterile Powder Free Latex Surgical Gloves for Ophthalmic and Micro Surgery
Surgicare Micro is made from Natural Rubber Latex. The glove is anatomically shaped with thumb ball effect, reducing hand fatigue during delicate surgeries.

Safety Features
- Ergonomically designed for optimum fit and comfort
- Special Thumb Ball effect to reduce stress on thumb and fingers
- Micro textured surface for enhanced grip
- Thinner than the standard surgical gloves for extra sensitivity and finger tip control
- Powder free to eliminate risks associated with glove powder
- Brown coloured gloves to minimize light reflection and to provide better contrast to light coloured organs and tissues
- Extractable protein content no more than 50 µg of protein per dm2

- ASTM : D-3577-2009 & EN 455-1:2000, EN 455-2:2011 and EN 455-3:2006
- CE Certified

Quality Control
- 100% Inspected
- Passes Viral Penetration Test - ASTM F 1671:2007
- Factory Standard of AQL 0.65

Product Information
- TYPE: Powder Free Latex Surgical Gloves for Microscope assisted Surgery. Sterilized by ETO.
- PRIMARY MATERIAL: Natural Rubber Latex.
- DESIGN: Hand Specific, Curved finger, Beaded cuff, Micro rough textured.
- POWDER FREE RESIDUE: < 2 mg/glove
- STERILIZATION: Ethylene Oxide / Gamma as per Customer requirement.

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About us

Company details

Kanam Latex Industries is the oldest and largest manufacturer and exporter of sterile latex surgical gloves with a wide range of surgical gloves. Our brand SURGICARE is the No.1 brand in India with a market share of over 60% selling upto 20 million pairs per month. Our products include sterile powdered, powderfree, powderfree polymer coated surgical gloves.

We also manufacture sterile Gynaecological, Ophthalmic and Orthopaedic surgical gloves and sterile Synthetic latex surgical gloves in Neoprene and Polyisoprene.

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Company data

Sales volume

10-49 Mio US $

Export content

max. 50%

Number of employees




Area of business

Commodities and Consumer Good for Surgeries and Hospitals