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In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates condoms to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Different countries have different regulatory agencies. For example, condoms in Europe that have been properly tested and approved should carry the CE Mark. Elsewhere in the world, you can find that condoms are ISO approved. Also, individual countries may have their own approval marks for condoms, for example, the Kitemark in the UK. (more…)

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1000 BC: Condom use can be traced back several thousand years. It is known that around 1000 BC the ancient Egyptians used a linen sheath for protection against disease.1 (more…)

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Condom, as everyone knows, is a protective sheathe made from rubbery substance such as latex or polyurethane, close at one end and open at another. It protects the user from Sexually Transmitted Diseases (such as AIDS and many more) and helps in avoiding unwanted pregnancy. Condoms come in different sizes, shapes, colors, flavors etc. They also come with varying level of lubricants in them, and user even can choose a condom of his/her choice. But how many of us know about the history of condoms? Where did they come from? Who invented condoms? Who used it first? What kind of material was used for the first condom? Was lubrication used? If yes, then what substance was used as a lubricant? Etc. (more…)

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