These convenience bags are made from durable high-density polyethylene and are designed to be more secure than paper bags. Adhesive tape closure is latex free. These bags are intended for use as a vomit receptacle when patients do not have the ability to get to a restroom. These bags are perfect for post-treatment incidents involving patients in outpatient surgery, oncology treatments, emergency room situations, and at the bedside. Sickness bags are also handy for use by hospital personnel, EMT's/ paramedics, and nursing home staff.