Beware: Millions of fake condoms circulating in the country!

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Next time when you buy a condom, make it sure that you go for a brand that you trust and purchase it from  leading pharmaceutical store. Otherwise, you can end up in a trouble.

However, this doesn’t mean that you are safe from a fake condom. There are many  reasons  why you should worry, particularly, for the people who  depend on a condom for safety.

A recent news reported that a man named Wan Wei got his wife unprepared pregnancy, he was using a condom amid sex. He never understood  what was the reason behind his wife’s pregnancy in spite of using condoms.

A specialist at last indicated out him that he was using a fake condom that came about as a part of pregnancy.

Millions of fake condoms, supposedly to be manufactured in China have now imported to the various countries.

For instance, recently at Rome’s Leonardo DA Vinci airport (Italy) 600,000 fake condoms were seized by the officials.

Authorities have said they believe the condoms were produced in China. China produces around 1 billion condoms a year, representing 25% of the world’s aggregate,

On April 21, 2015, around three million fake condoms were seized from Shanghai alongside assembling machines in Shanghai and Henan provinces.

Officials said that the lubricating oil used in productions of fake condoms is so disgusting that it made feel sick and vomit. Some heavy metals and toxins such as mercury, lead, and arsenic were found.  

Some of them are packaged as a popular brand like Durex.

How to spot a counterfeit condom?

Be that as it may, as a general rule it is exceptionally hard to detect a fake condom from a genuine one.

What you could do to stay safe is checked by filling one condom of the new pack by with water.

Fake condoms have small leaked, making very hard to identify with naked eyes. Small enough not to see, but big enough for virus and bacteria to leak through or cause an unprepared pregnancy.

And other potentially fake condoms can include poor quality of printing on the packaging and doubtfully low prices.


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