FDA Cracks Down on 'Latex-Free' Claims

WASHINGTON -- The claim "latex-free" is impossible to guarantee and should not be used on labeling of medical products, according to new guidance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. "FDA is aware of no test method or combination of test methods available at this time that can demonstrate the absence of proteins or components from natural rubber latex that may cause allergic reactions in susceptible individuals," the agency said. 17 Scary Allergy Triggers The FDA pointed to three tests...Full Story
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