Nitrile is a synthetic rubber used extensively in healthcare as an alternative to latex. Nitrile has a higher tolerance to heat & oils than latex or polyisoprene. Most lubricants are safe to use with nitrile.
If you’re using condoms, you should be using a lubricant. The right lubricant makes condoms more comfortable to use & can help prevent breakage. But not all lubricants are safe for all condom materials. Here’s what you need to know about lube-condom compatibility, plus tips for using condoms effectively.