Are latex free condoms vegan?
The standard every day condom is made from latex. To make the latex more soft and pliable, manufacturers use an animal substance called casein, which is a milk protein. Since this is an animal product, it is verboten to a vegan.
Are Durex products vegan?
Durex: Avanti & Fetherlite Ultra
However, Durex, one of the big boys(!) of the condom world, do now offer some vegan condoms. Whilst they are not clearly labelled or marketed as such, a number of their non-latex condoms, such as Avanti and Fetherlite Ultra are indeed suitable for vegans.
What are polyisoprene condoms?
Polyisoprene Condoms. Polyisoprene is an FDA-approved form of synthetic rubber that doesn’t contain the proteins in latex that can trigger an allergic response. Polyisoprene condoms are soft, have the same stretchiness as latex condoms, and are as unlikely to break or tear.
Is Wet Platinum vegan?
Some great vegan lube options are Sliquid, Good Clean Love, Yes, and Wet Platinum Premium Lubricant.
What is vegan latex?
Latex itself is vegan, as it is made naturally (from a rubber tree) or synthetically (from petroleum). However, dipped latex products, such as condoms, balloons, and latex gloves, often use the milk protein casein in the production process. As casein is an animal product, such products aren’t strictly vegan.
Why are vegan condoms better?
1. Health. Most vegan condom brands don’t use harmful chemicals* which can cause yeast infections, irritations & other health problems. Instead, they opt for natural & plant-based ingredients e.g. pure silicone oil for lubricants or organic, food-safe vegetable/fruit extracts for colored & flavored condoms.
What are real feel condoms?
Durex Real Feel Condoms are made from non-latex polyisoprene. This synthetic material has higher elasticity than natural rubber latex, making them more comfortable to use. Polyisoprene is also a softer material that gives a better fit, so can feel like you’re not wearing a condom at all.