Poly-coated SMS Chemotherapy Gowns

Product description

Engineered to provide caregivers with maximum protection from the potential hazards associated with handling chemotherapy agents.

  • Poly-coated material for durability and protection
  • Lightweight, closed-back design, secured with ties for maximum comfort
  • Low-linting material helps to provide a clean environment
  • Long sleeves with knit cuffs provide added comfort

The material used in these gowns has been tested against the following chemotherapy drugs per ASTM F739-12 and no breakthrough was observed during test duration of 480 minutes based on average standardized breakthrough time*:

  • Carmustine
  • Cisplatin
  • Cyclophosphamide
  • Dacarbazine
  • Doxorubicin Hydrochloride
  • Etoposide
  • Fluorouracil
  • Mitomycin C
  • Paclitaxel
  • Thiotepa
  • Vincristine Sulfate

These generously sized gowns are compatible with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) recommendations, and ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) and ONS (Oncology Nursing Society) guidelines for wearing a gown while preparing or handling chemotherapy drugs. In summary, these organizations recommend that chemotherapy gowns are†:

  • Disposable
  • Lint-free
  • Made of low permeability fabric
  • Constructed with a solid front and back closure
  • Long sleeved with tight-fitting cuffs

* The material in these gowns has been tested against the chemotherapy drugs listed above per ASTM F739-12 and no permeation was detected at either the minimum detectable permeation or 0.1 _g/cm2/min

† Sources:
OSHA Technical Manual, Section VI: Chapter 2
Guidelines on Handling Dangerous Drugs – ASHP
ONS Chemotherapy and Biotherapy Guidelines and Recommendations for Practice (3rd ed., 2009)

Ordering information

Cat. No.



Neck and waist ties, knit cuffs, flat pack


Universal, blue

10/pk, 100/cs


X-large, blue

10/pk, 100/cs

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