natural rubber latex


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natural rubber latex

n.
See latex.
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* "Caution: This Product Contains Natural Rubber Latex Which May Cause Allergic Reactions."
"For Kent Elastomer Products, the decision to replace natural rubber latex for some of these business sectors with a natural rubber protein-free alternative was easy," Harry added.
In order to reduce adverse latex reactions, FDA has issued a rule requiring labeling statements on medical devices, including device packaging, that contain NRL, stating, "Caution: This Product Contains Natural Rubber Latex Which May Cause Allergic Reactions."(29) Furthermore, as hypoallergenic gloves do contain NRL, effective September 30, 1998, the claim of hypoaller-genicity had to be removed from the labeling of medical devices that contain NRL.
Clinical and occupational outcomes in health care workers with natural rubber latex allergy.
Review the literature for new developments in the last 12 to 24 months (key words: natural rubber latex, latex, rubber, allergens, aeroallergens, anaphylaxis, contact dermatitis).
Update: Immediate and delayed hypersensitivity to natural rubber latex. Cutis.
The tire puncture sealant of the present invention contains a natural rubber latex (A) and a vinyl versatate copolymer resin emulsion (B) as an emulsion of a vinyl versatate copolymer resin (b1) containing vinyl versatate as a monomer unit; the proportion of the vinyl versatate with respect to all monomer units constituting the vinyl versatate copolymer resin (b1) being from 30 to 70 mass %.
Chemical accelerators are generally used in the manufacturing of natural rubber latex (NRL) and non-latex (synthetic) gloves and are known to cause chemical allergies.
Sanofi also added that that no presentations of Fluzone vaccine contain natural rubber latex.
Kent Elastomer is the leading manufacturer of natural rubber latex tubing, available in I.D.'s from 1/32" to 1", wall thicknesses from .015" to .250", and lengths from 1/16" to 50 ft.
Natural rubber latex has long been a staple in hospitals, medical clinics, and dentists' offices.
Several excellent reports are available that further describe the impact of latex on human health, including OSHA's Technical Information Bulletin--Potential for Allergy to Natural Rubber Latex Gloves and Other Natural Rubber Products, published April 12, 1999, and the NIOSH 1997 Alert entitled Preventing Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace (NIOSH publication 97-135).

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