Frequently asked questions
Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions you have asked with answers and links to direct you to more information.
Top asked questions
Do you have a minimum order dollar amount or minimum order quantity?
For our Valiant brands, no. We ship in pallet and even less than pallet quantities for our customers. For private label, yes, typically private label is ordered in container, half container or a mixed container quantity. While we do not have a minimum order quantity, our minimum order for free freight is $2,500.
What is the typical shelf life for Nitrile exam gloves?
3 years from the manufacturing date.
Do all of your medical grade gloves have 510Ks?
Does Valiant have an FDA facility registration number?
Is there a price difference between medical grade and industrial grade product?
Historically, yes. Typically, industrial grade costs less, however the weight of the glove is typically the biggest driver on costs.
Are all medical grade gloves also chemo rated?
No, not all medical grade glove are chemo rated.
How many cases of disposable nitrile gloves are typically on a pallet?
It depends on the thickness/weight of the glove, but typically between 60 – 96 cases on a pallet.
Do you stock product in the US?
Yes, our main central DC is in Cleveland, OH.
When people talk about “Gram Weight”, what do they mean?
The weight of the glove is the most accurate way to gauge the “thickness”. The weight is also typically referred to when purchasing gloves for manufacturing production. For example, the most common “gram weight” for a nitrile exam glove is a “3.5 gram” glove.
What does “Exam” mean?
“Exam” refers to a medical grade glove, whereas “Non-Exam” refers to a general purpose/industrial glove.
What is the biggest driver on costs when it comes to disposable gloves?
Raw material costs, production capacity vs. demand, and the manufacturing location.
Is freight included in your price?
Our prices typically include freight (freight pre-paid) for sales orders over $2,500.
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