Japan just broke its own record for the " world 's thinnest " condom when announced Sagami Original its ultra - light , polyurethane condoms measuring 0.01 millimeter . It was 0.01 millimeter thinner than the last iteration of the company's contraceptive tool , and one - sixth the width of the average human hair, according to condoms - Sizes.org . The race for the thinnest condoms may sound like a threat to safety , but the company has conducted stress tests on 25,000 condoms . Condoms - Sizes.org , meanwhile , will give its readers the rubbers to the difficult test : Condom at first look it is so thin and fragile that some may be a bit skeptical of its durability . It proved it self to practical use however , as confirmed by our readers ... Our readers have tried it like this and said he could really feel a difference . He asked us for more of . Reader to wait for a worldwide release , because the condom is sold only in Japan , and they sell out quickly , reports the Daily Mail . Puts the suggested retail price Condoms ' them at about $ 12.
"Honestly, I do not know how we could make it more slender than this," said a Sagami tagapagpananaliksik Tokyo Sports. "Wherever there is a demand for thinner, we will continue researching 0.009 mm and 0.008 mm thinness." Sagami condoms beats out unofficially by the Guinness World Record for the thinnest condom, a 0.038 millimeter thick rubber by Okamoto Industries, Inc. measurement was verified in January, 2012.