China firm sets record for thinnest latex condom: Guinness

Image: Wikipedia

A Chinese manufacturer has set the record for the world's thinnest latex condom with one measuring 0.036 millimetres, Guinness World Records said on Thursday.

The AONI condom made by Guangzhou Daming United Rubber Products beats one created in Japan, it said.

"The previous record-holder was Okamoto. Their thinnest condom had a thickness of 0.038mm," Charles Wharton, records manager of Guinness World Records' Greater China division, told AFP at a press event.

The Guangzhou company makes 200 million condoms annually and they are mainly sold in mainland China, according to its general manager Victor Chan.

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Condom mechanics of graphene

Nov 22, 2013

Wonder material graphene faces its stiffest challenge yet – providing thinner, stronger, safer and more desirable condoms.

New 'Viagra condom' to join the fight in STD prevention

May 12, 2011

(Medical Xpress) -- The biggest complaint from men and women when it comes to condom use is the decrease in sensitivity and erectile performance during intercourse. It is this reason that condoms are not ...

Recommended for you

Reading 'Fifty Shades' linked to unhealthy behaviors

4 hours ago

Young adult women who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" are more likely than nonreaders to exhibit signs of eating disorders and have a verbally abusive partner, finds a new study led by a Michigan State University ...

User comments