Counterfeit condoms!

Apparently, it’s been found that the spread of counterfeit condoms is “rampant” in China. There may be about 1 million counterfeit condoms in China that has been produced by one factory in central Hunan province.

Four people were arrested at the factory which was distributing illicit condoms nationwide that provided little or no protection and carried the risk of both pregnancy and disease.

As well…some weird bits about this story…

Authorities say when they entered the factory they saw bare-chested employees using vegetable oil to lubricate the condoms and putting them into fiber bags without any sterilization.

So, I guess that’s the random story of the day; but also serious for those in China who have picked up some of those counterfeit condoms and used them, expecting protection.

  1. November 13, 2009 at 3:29 pm

    what.the.fuck. china is going to be the death of us all. for real. this is inexcusable. were any of them exported??

  2. November 13, 2009 at 3:36 pm

    As far as I know, all of them remained in China, thankfully for the rest of us. But I don’t even want to begin to imagine how this might affect many people in China. I mean, in another article I read, it mentions how important the condom industry is in China, due to the one child policy in urban areas.

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