Additional lubricants for male natural rubber latex condoms — Effect on condom strength (ISO 19671:2018)
This document specifies a method of assessing the effect or compatibility of an additional or personallubricant with lubricated male natural rubber latex condoms. It also applies to topical medicinesand any other substances that come into contact with such condoms. It describes the measurementof changes in physical properties of the condoms after exposure to the test substance (i.e. lubricant,topical medicine, etc.) and specifies the pass/fail criteria for such changes.This document is not applicable to the assessment of the compatibility of lubricants applied to a condomat the time of manufacture. It is not directly applicable to the assessment of the compatibility of aparticular condom with lubricants or other substances. It is not directly applicable to tests using femalecondoms, although similar principles can apply.The test methods are applicable to condoms made from natural rubber latex and from syntheticmaterials, but a pass/fail criterion is only stipulated for natural rubber latex.