Vinyl is the most popular foodservice glove, Vinyl gloves are made of PVC (polyvinyl chloride). Fits slightly looser than latex and very comfortable. Popular alternative to latex and inexpensive. Designed for use in health care, food processing, parts & electronics, and many other everyday applications. Powder free gloves, whether they are latex or vinyl, are also preferred for use in specific environments that cannot be contaminated with powder such as electronic assembly plants, laboratories, crime labs.