Story: Contraception and sterilisation

Topaz condom (6th of 6)

Topaz condom

The Durex Topaz condom was introduced in the late 1990s. The slide-on ring apparently made the condom easier to roll on correctly, so it could be put on in the dark.

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Family Planning, Dame Margaret Sparrow Collection
Photograph by Rachel Leatham

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How to cite this page:

Jane Tolerton, 'Contraception and sterilisation - Early 20th-century methods', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/object/26975/topaz-condom (accessed 29 May 2020)

Story by Jane Tolerton, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 7 Dec 2018