Lab Coats

A lab coat is formally known as a laboratory coat but also often referred to as a white coat, they are tailored to be knee-length and are usually light or white in colour. Laboratory coats are used to maximise safety and comfort in the workplace, they help prevent and protect a user’s skin from harmful chemicals and contamination. In some workplaces, men, women and others must wear a coat as it is considered personal protective equipment.


Ladies lab coats and lab coats for men will be tailored in a different way, this is to ensure a good fit and optimal comfort. Alternatively, a unisex lab coat option is available which fits all shapes and sizes.


What material are Lab Coats made of?


A lab coats fabric is the basis of where it can be used and what it can protect the user against. Many can be used in multiple environments.


  • Cotton Lab Coat
    - Fit the needs of those that work within an engineering or laboratory environment. Commonly this material is mixed with polyester and is named polycotton.

  • PE (polyethylene) Lab Coat - Offer a barrier against non-hazardous chemicals and particles. They would be a great choice as a doctor’s coat or workwear within a laboratory environment.

  • Polyester lab Coat - This type of lab coat is available with material properties that enable it to be anti-static. Polyester lab coats allow for excellent dye retention, allowing clear visible accidental spillages to be seen. These white coats can be used as a medical coat or a science coat.

  • Polypropylene Lab Coat - Commonly available as a disposable lab coat, a piece of clothing that is worn for one-time use. These laboratory coats offer protection to medical staff in critical conditions, in the lab or often used as part of a scrubs uniform.

What jobs wear Lab Coats?


Wearing a white lab coat is common practice for many professionals, the functionality of them allows workers to complete tasks safely and with piece of mind. Below is a small handful of those that may use one in their workplace.


  • Scientists and Research Scientists

  • Nurses and Doctors

  • Electricians

  • Microbiologists

  • Medical Practitioners and Chemists

  • Vets

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Description Price Size Reusable/Disposable Gender Colour Material Properties Application Closure Type Quantity Per Package Material ESD Safe Overall Length Number of Pockets Standards Met
RS Stock No. 124-8229
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MYR126.18
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S Reusable Unisex White - Engineering, Lab Work Stud 1 Cotton, Polyester - 100cm 3 -
RS Stock No. 829-5240
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MYR27.67
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XL Disposable Unisex White Cleanroom Laboratory Zipper - Polypropylene - - - -
RS Stock No. 829-5231
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MYR27.67
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L Disposable Unisex White Cleanroom Laboratory Zipper - Polypropylene - - - -
RS Stock No. 829-5237
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MYR27.02
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M Disposable Unisex White Cleanroom Laboratory Zipper - Polypropylene - - - -
RS Stock No. 171-6838
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MYR174.35
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S Reusable Men White - Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 327-3043
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MYR363.45
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L Reusable Men White Anti-Static Laboratory Button - Cotton, Polyester Yes - 3 -
RS Stock No. 789-8093
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MYR401.66
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XXL Reusable Unisex White Anti-Static Laboratory Button - Cotton, Polyester Yes - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6846
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MYR120.46
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XL Reusable Men Navy UV Protection Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6839
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MYR174.35
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M Reusable Men White - Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6840
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MYR174.35
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L Reusable Men White - Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6845
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MYR120.51
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L Reusable Men Navy UV Protection Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6842
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MYR174.35
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XXL Reusable Men White - Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6843
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MYR120.51
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S Reusable Men Navy UV Protection Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6841
BrandRS PRO
MYR174.35
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XL Reusable Men White - Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 184-5956
BrandRS PRO
MYR127.94
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S Reusable Unisex White Chemical Resistant General Purpose Stud - Polyester, Cotton - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 327-3065
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MYR363.45
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XL Reusable Men White Anti-Static Laboratory Button - Cotton, Polyester Yes - 3 -
RS Stock No. 184-5960
BrandRS PRO
MYR127.94
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XXL Reusable Unisex White Chemical Resistant General Purpose Stud - Polyester, Cotton - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 184-5958
BrandRS PRO
MYR127.94
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L Reusable Unisex White Chemical Resistant General Purpose Stud - Polyester, Cotton - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 171-6844
BrandRS PRO
MYR120.51
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M Reusable Men Navy UV Protection Laboratory Stud - - - - 3 -
RS Stock No. 789-8081
BrandRS PRO
MYR409.74
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L Reusable Unisex White Anti-Static Laboratory Button - Cotton, Polyester Yes - 3 -
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