BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages make their first appearance on the market. They are made by hand and are not a big hit. They were three inches wide and eighteen inches long. Only $3,000 worth were sold the first year.
The little red string used to open BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages wrappers makes its first appearance.
Completely sterile bandages are introduced.
Millions of adhesive bandages go overseas as part of the war effort
Plastic strips are introduced.
Decorative bandages are introduced - "Stars and Strips" (not Stripes).
Clear Strips bandages are introduced.
BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages are first produced in sheer vinyl.
Adhesive bandages go into space with Mercury astronauts.
Brooke Shields appears in a BAND-AID® Brand television commercial.
Terri Garr appears in a BAND-AID® Brand television commercial
John Travolta appears in a BAND-AID® Brand television commercial
Chris Evert appears in a BAND-AID® Brand television commercial
Perestroika arrives in Eastern Europe and so does BAND-AID® Brand.
BAND-AID® Brand SPORT STRIP® Adhesive Bandages are introduced
Introduction of BAND-AID® Brand Antibiotic Adhesive Bandages, the first ever adhesive bandage to have specially formulated antibiotic ointment right on the pad.
BAND-AID® Brand Advanced Healing is the latest generation in wound care available to consumers.
Over 100 billion BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages have been made to date... and band-aid.com is launched!
Introduction of a revolutionary new concept from BAND-AID® Brand – the Liquid Bandage that promotes fast healing on contact.
BAND-AID® Brand celebrates its 85th Anniversary and re-launches limited edition tins.
Re-launch of plus Antibiotic with new look and more line extensions.
BAND-AID® Brand brings back "I am stuck on BAND-AID Brand" jingle with new commercial.