Physical Testing Laboratory of Malaysian Rubber Board provides a list of tests for Condoms.

Testing of Condoms
Type of Tests/Properties Measured
Standard Test Methods/Specificaions
1  Dimensions:
    a  Length
    b  Width
2  Freedom from Holes
3  Bursting volume and pressure
4  Resistance to storage
TGO No.61-1998
1  Dimensions:
    a  Length
    b  Width
2  Bursting volume and pressure
3  Force at break and
        Elongation at break
4  Oven Treatment
5  Freedom from Holes
6  Colour fastness
7  Labelling and packaging
8  Removing the lubricant

BS EN 600:1996

1  Dimensions
2  Tensile Properties
3  Bursting volume and pressure
4  Freedom from Holes
5  Colour fastness
6  Oven Treatment
MS 113:2003
1  Tensile Properties
2  Ageing
3  Dimensions
4  Water Leakage
ASTM D3492-03
1  Dimensions
2  Quantity of lubricant
3  Tensile Properties
4  Freedom from Holes
5  Bursting volume and pressure
6  Colour fastness
7  Integrity of individual package seals
WHO SPECIFICATION:2003
1  Dimensions:
    a  Length
    b  Width
    c  Thickness
2  Bursting volume and pressure
3  Freedom from Holes
4  Total lubricant for condoms in
    individual containers
5  Visible defects
6  Test for Package integrity
7  Force at break and EB
8  Oven Treatment
ISO 4074:2002

Contact


Physical Testing Laboratory (PTL)
Ms Suhana Abu Bakar


Tel: 03-6157 6748, 03-61459 475 ext:519
Fax: 03-6156 3304, 03-6156 4418
Email: ptl@lgm.gov.my