Hansaplast milestones - and stories of caring throughout the ages






The year it all began: this year, the first plasters with wound padding are sold under the name of Hansaplast for the first time. 







"ABC Plaster” for heat therapy is introduced.






Flexible ready-to-use wound dressings under the name “Hansaplast Elastic” are introduced.







Launch of the first water resistant plasters, also for fingers.







“Hansaplast Strips” are released. They are individually packaged and therefore especially sterile.







Hypoallergenic plasters (“Hansavlies”) are introduced to the market.






Colourful “consoling plasters” help children to quickly forget their minor wounds.







Hansaplast spray plasters are introduced.






The practical and individually packed “Hansaplast Strips” now come in an elastic version.






With the introduction of the first “Aqua Protect” plaster, Hansaplast now offers plasters that prevent water from entering the wound.






Hansaplast Foot Care: first steps into the footcare market are made with blister plasters, corn plasters and foot sprays.






Hansaplast expands its range to include joint bandages for hands, elbows, feet and knees.






ABC heat therapy plasters for muscular back and neck pain merges with Hansaplast and from now on carry that brand name. 






Hansaplast launches its “Anti-Blister Gel”, its first preventative blister gel designed to stop blisters before they start. 







“Velvet Feet” is a new offering for intensive care to rehydrate and rejuvenate dry skin on feet. 






“Extra Robust Waterproof” is launched to further establish the durable textile plaster segment. The breathable plasters are made out of a waterproof material and have extra-strong adhesive quality.

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