Specifies requirements for packaged sterile, or bulked non-sterile, rubber gloves intended for use in medical examinations and diagnostic or therapeutic procedures to protect the patient and the user from cross-contamination. Also covers rubber gloves intended for use in handling contaminated medical materials. Applies to single-use gloves, gloves with smooth surfaces or with textured surfaces over part or all of the glove. Does not apply to gloves made from plastic film either of a dipped or welded construction or as a substitute for gloves for use in surgical procedures. Intended as a reference for the performance and safety of rubber examination gloves.