The invention of rubber vulcanisation was the first step towards the modern condom. There's some debate over who invented the vulcanisation.
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Queen, who wrote The Sex & Pleasure Book, also advises consumers to keep the condom's material in mind when selecting a size.
Background. Condoms are thin sheaths worn by men during sexual intercourse to prevent pregnancy and venereal infections. According to the 1995 National.
The most common material is polyurethane, but some brands use polyisoprene, nitrile, or lambskin. Lifestyles Skyn Polyisoprene Condoms.