The synthetic latex provides a more durable and flexible backing that reduces odor and extends the rugs life; it does not present a risk to those with latex allergies, nor does it dry out or break down over time. Please feel free to ask us any and all questions, we are here to assist you! Smoke and pet free home. The item "Pottery Barn Kailee Printed Gray 3' x 5' Hand Loomed Wool Area Rug NEW" is in sale since Sunday, August 19, 2018.This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Rugs & Carpets\Area Rugs". The seller is "sweet*memories*1" and is located in Bohemia, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.