Showa wins FDA nod for biodegradable glove

Fayette plant is only provider of U.S.-made PPE gloves

A Showa medical-grade nitrile glove at work. Fayette-based Showa Group has earned FDA 510(k) approval for its biodegradable medical-grade gloves. Showa has been the only U.S. maker of nitrile gloves for some years. But the firm came to national attention in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic when personal protective…

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