Don't be Misled by "Latex Free" Claims | FDA - used latex equipment

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Hidden Sources of Latex in Healthcare Products | Advisory used latex equipment


Latex is made from the sap of rubber trees. It is very strong and stretchy. For this reason, it is used in a lot of medical equipment.

Latex products have been used for about a century and are derived IV devices, and drugs that are required to be non-progenic before use?.

The overwhelming majority of diving equipment uses either silicone or neoprene rubber. Latex is most often used in what are known as dry suits.