English Abstract

Deprotenized Natural Rubber Latex and the Quality-control Factor

Atsushi TAKAI
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. Technical Department, Hybrid Rubber Products HQ., Kakogawa-shi, Hyogo, Japan
Nippon Gomu Kyokaishi,(2021),94(6),182-186 General Review in Japanese

Natural rubber latex is widely used in medical gloves. However, it contains allergen proteins that cause symptoms such as urticaria. This article reviews the quality-control factor of deproteinized natural rubber latex, which is commercially produced by enzyme-centrifugation method.

Keywords: DPNR, Enzyme, Surfactant, Centrifugation