I recently had some allergy tests done because I was breaking out in a rash almost every week. The only thing that I had a response to was in the family of rubber. I asked if rubber soles on my shoes could of caused the reaction but the doctor said probably not as it would have had to either come in contact with my skin or ingested. After looking at the main bag (American Tourist brand) I use for work travel I noticed that it is flaking in the interior and is actually is made of some rubber material and not leather as I thought. Now I am thinking that this could be getting in my clothes and making me get this rash. Any thoughts on if this sounds possible? Also where can I get a real leather or non-rubber bag for a decent price?