Inner Tube rubber toxicity Inner Tube rubber toxicity chocobanana (Industrial) (OP) 12 Apr 07 12:28 Hi there everybodyCan somebody please inform me if the rubber from inner tubes causes water that is in contact with it to become toxic for drinking, higiene or for agriculture irrigation?Thanks! RE: Inner Tube rubber toxicity amorrison (Mechanical) 14 Apr 07 18:14 I believe that manufactured rubber is not a biomaterial."Natural rubber" is but car inner tubes are not made from it.Try posting to the Rubber Forum forum335 - It does not get much traffic but try it - who knows?If that doesn't work try the chemical engineering forums athttp://www.eng-tips.com/threadcategory.cfm?lev2=7 RE: Inner Tube rubber toxicity EdStainless (Materials) 16 Apr 07 12:01 Yes, you need to talk to the rubber guys. Often the issue with bio-applications is related solvents and filler in the rubber. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = Rust never sleepsNeither should your protectionhttp://www.trent-tube.com/contact/Tech_Assist.cfm RE: Inner Tube rubber toxicity amorrison (Mechanical) 22 Apr 07 20:18 Further ...There is probably a release agent to ensure the rubber does not stick to the mold that should be checked out safety wise.