Whether latex is harmful to human health depends on its composition and production process. Normally, natural latex is not harmful to the human body, but if people are allergic to latex, they may have an allergic reaction to it through skin contact. If it is artificial latex or synthetic latex, the ingredients may contain formaldehyde, styrene and so on, and the taste is larger, may be harmful to human body.
1, natural latex: natural latex will generally be made into latex children’s toys, baby pacifiers, latex children’s tableware, pet toys, mainly oak milk refining production, air permeability, high comfort, mild skin friendly, in line with the requirements of environmental protection, and direct contact with the body generally will not cause any harm, but let people feel very comfortable. However, for people who are allergic to latex, itching, redness, rash and other symptoms may occur after contact;
2, artificial latex and synthetic latex: these two kinds of latex is made by chemical synthesis or from petroleum refining, which adds some chemical agents, volatile components, if residual styrene, will have a irritating smell, easy to produce harm to respiratory mucosa, may appear sore throat, cough and other symptoms. In addition, if you have allergic rhinitis, asthma and other diseases, you may experience symptoms such as itching, sneezing, nasal congestion, and wheezing.
Use latex products should be cautious, try to choose pure natural ingredients of latex products, if you are allergic to latex, should not use. When choosing latex products, avoid choosing products that are too low in price. It may be synthetic latex or even artificial latex. Long-term use may have adverse effects on the body.