• Corpus ID: 24776223

Consumers Union rates condoms.

  title={Consumers Union rates condoms.},
  journal={Contraceptive technology},
  volume={1 2},
  • Published 1980
  • Medicine
  • Contraceptive technology
In an effort to provide some insights as to why and how condoms fail, the Consumers Union of the United States tested brandname condoms for leakage, bursting, tensile strength and heat deterioration and surveyed 1900 women and men who used the method for birth control. The highest-ranked latex condoms were Nuform, Trojan Plus, Conceptrol Shield and Horizon Nuda. Least preferred were Sheik No. 22 unlubricated condoms and Trojan unlubricated. Preferences among skin condoms were Fourex Capsuled…