>majority of latex, but this is not an entry-level issue.
>There are pieces of accessory equipment that are made of latex, but there are many
>alternatives that are made of other materials.
>You have a great deal of control with latex exposure with your own equipment. However, when you are diving from a resort, especially a dive boat, incidental encounters with latex are certainly possible. The severity of your allergic reactions needs to be considered as the best
>indicator of whether diving would be an appropriate pursuit.
>Please feel free to contact to us in the Medical Department at DAN if you have any further questions. Also your local dive shops are a good resource for discussing specific equipment issues.