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FDA recommends manufacturers stop using ‘latex-free’ labeling

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On March 29, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended that manufacturers stop using labels such as “latex-free” or “does not contain latex” because there is no test that can show a medical product is completely “without the natural rubber latex proteins that can cause allergic reaction.” Instead, the FDA recommends a statement such as “not made with natural rubber latex.” Read more.

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