At 5 mil, these gloves are thick enough to protect your hands while still providing the dexterity and tactile sensitivity you require for precision work. Latex offers better resistance to punctures than vinyl and provides a barrier against numerous common chemicals. Latex is highly elastic, so it conforms to your hand for comfort. These gloves are preferred by professionals for painting, agricultural, janitorial, food service, and industrial applications, as well as beauty and salon uses. They’re made from component materials that comply with FDA regulations for food contact.