ERJ staff report (RD)
Washington – The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to the FC2 female condom – a lower cost, second-generation product made from nitrile synthetic rubber. Earlier models were made from polyurethane.
The FC2 is manufactured by the Female Health Company to combat HIV infections, an 11 Mar company statement said.
The Female Health Company emphasised the importance of FDA approval as the FC2 will be around 30 percent cheaper than its predecessor, the FC1. The female condom is…