Description: The Velvet female condom is made of natural rubber latex. It has an outer flexible circular ring and is inserted with an inner flexible circular co-polymer ring, to aid retention during sexual intercourse.
Delivery Method: Barrier
Duration Type: Pericoital
Duration: Single use
Inactive material: Natural rubber latex; EVA
Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): Yes
Project Phase: Limited Market Availability
Development Stage: SRA/WHO PQ Approved
Began discovery in: 2010
Active Development: Yes
- Received WHO/UNFPA prequalification in 2016. Velvet is distributed to: Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, India, Nepal. Velvet is registered in India and available in the retail market.