Materials Tested

We can test almost anything that contains latex proteins or that is suspected of being contaminated with latex proteins.

We routinely test the following items:

  • adhesives
  • adhesive bandages
  • athletic gear
  • balloons
  • bandages
  • basketballs
  • catheters
  • children's toys
  • condoms
  • dental dams
  • dried latex films
  • elastic bands
  • erasers
  • fabrics
  • facemasks
  • flooring
  • footwear
  • gloves
  • liquid latex
  • medical devices
  • office equipment
  • reservoir bags
  • rubber bands
  • rubber mulch
  • syringe plungers
  • tobacco

For other types of samples, please call (570) 887-4645 to discuss the feasibility of testing or special extraction conditions.

The minimum mass of sample needed for testing is about 0.5 grams.