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A History of BAND-AID® Brand Innovation

How has the world-famous BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages kept up with the times since it first started back in 1920? Discover some interesting moments from our innovative history below, like the first time we introduced the world to completely sterile bandages in 1938 and the multiple trips our bandages took into outer space in the 1960s. You’ll also see the many new products we’ve launched throughout the years, from “Stars and Strips” in 1956 to the SPORT STRIP® Adhesive Bandages in 1994 to our most recent launch of SKIN-FLEX™ Adhesive Bandages in 2017. There’s just so much to know about the BAND-AID® Brand history!

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