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1915

LA Jackson establishes London Rubber Company and sells imported barber condoms and accessories.

1929

The London Rubber Company (LRC) has the Durex brand registered.

1950s

Durex launches its first moistened condom.

1953

Durex is the first brand to develop and use electronic testing.

1960s

Durex launches the first anatomically shaped condom.

1970s

Durex is the first condom brand in the world to advertise in many countries.

1990s

Durex is the first condom brand to adopt a Global "quality seal" as standard.

1995

Durex launches a range of colorful and flavored condoms.

1996

Durex is the first condom brand to set up a website. We now have 42 different websites for the countries in which we are represented.

1997

Durex launches latex-free condoms. A new, non-allergenic material is used for the new product: the synthetic polyurethane developed by Durex is softer and more elastic than natural rubber latex.

1998

Durex is the first condom brand to conduct and publish a worldwide sexual well-being survey.

2001

Durex introduces Pleasuremax. This makes Durex the first condom brand to market a condom that is both ribbed and dotted.

2003

Durex launches an exciting range of Play Lubricants.

2005

Durex Network launches the Face of Global Sex reports, which explore aspects of sexual behavior and are created for the information of academics and policy makers.

2008

To promote safe sex among young people, Durex encourages young people between the ages of 16 and 24 to create a unique poster on sexual health - a poster of adolescents for teens.

2009

Durex turns 80!

2010

Durex supports the initiative "Condomize!" of the United Nations Population Fund at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna through a donation of 220,000 condoms.

2010

Durex is bought by Reckitt Benckiser.

2010

Durex introduces Performax Intense, a condom designed to assist in reaching climax together. With 5% benzocaine-containing inner coating and stimulating outer structure, it promotes longer and more intense sex.

2019

Durex turns 90!