Durex has written a lot of history over the last 80 years.
LA Jackson establishes London Rubber Company and sells imported barber condoms and accessories.
The London Rubber Company (LRC) has the Durex brand registered
Durex launches its first moistened condom
Durex is the first brand to develop and use electronic testing
Durex launches the first anatomically shaped condom
Durex is the first condom brand in the world to advertise in many countries
Durex is the first condom brand to adopt a Global "quality seal" as standard
Durex launches a range of colorful and flavored condoms
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.
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.
Durex is the first condom brand to conduct and publish a worldwide sexual well-being survey.
Durex introduces Pleasuremax. This makes Durex the first condom brand to market a condom that is both ribbed and knobbed to stimulate both partners.
Durex launches an exciting range of Play Lubricants.
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.
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.
Durex turns 80!
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.
Durex is bought by Reckitt Benckiser.
Durex introduces Performax Intense, a condom designed for a climax together. With 5% benzocaine-containing inner coating and stimulating structure it helps to longer and more intense sex.