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Consumer Health

Our Mission
At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we are driven to improve the personal health of people everywhere. We deliver products that are rooted in science and endorsed by professionals. Our differentiated portfolio of iconic brands, including Tylenol®, Zarbee’s®, Neutrogena®, Aveeno®, Listerine®, OGX®, and Johnson’s®, delivers life-enhancing, first-to-market innovation. By combining the power of science with meaningful human insights and digital-first thinking, we help more than 1.2 billion people live healthier lives every day, from their very first day.
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Our Consumer Health Products

Self Care
Self Care
We help meet the health needs of families across the globe by offering new ways for patients to take the power of their health into their own hands with both over-the-counter and naturally inspired health and wellness products. These include a range of medicated and non-medicated solutions across key categories such as pain relief, smoking cessation, allergy, anti-diarrheal, antacids, nasal decongestants, and cough and colds.

Tylenol® is the #1 doctor recommended pain relief brand in the U.S.1 Tylenol® products contain acetaminophen, which relieves pain and temporarily reduces fever. Tylenol® products offer relief from headache and muscle pain, minor arthritis pain, sinus, cold & flu, as well as pain with sleeplessness for adults. Infants’ Tylenol® & Children’s Tylenol® reduce fever and relieve pain while being gentle on the tummy for children.

1. Source: IQVIA ProVoice Adult Analgesics, All Physicians, 12 months ending Q3 2020
Motrin®, the #1 OB/GYN recommended brand for menstrual pain in the U.S.1, has a long history of helping families feel better so they can make the most of every day. Motrin® is a leading pain relief brand, which temporarily relieves minor aches and pains due to headache, menstrual cramps, muscular aches, minor pain of arthritis, toothache, backache, and the common cold, and also temporarily reduces fever.

1. Source: IQVIA ProVoice Survey
Zyrtec®, the #1 allergist recommended Adult Oral Antihistamine in the U.S.1, relieves the allergy symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, and itchy nose or throat. These symptoms can be caused by allergy triggers such as dust, mold, pet dander, tree pollen, weeds and grasses. Zyrtec® is available in a wide variety of delivery methods, including dissolving tabs, tablets and liquid gels.

1 Source: IQVIA, ProVoice Survey, Adult Oral Antihistamines, 12 months ending Q3 2020.
Zyrtec® is only available in certain markets.
The Benadryl® brand makes both oral antihistamine allergy products and topical itch relief products. Benadryl® relieves allergy symptoms of sneezing, runny nose, itchy, watery eyes, and itching of the nose and throat. These symptoms can be caused by allergy triggers such as dust, mold, pet dander, tree pollen, weeds and grasses. Benadryl® also relieves the cold symptoms of runny nose and sneezing. Topical Benadryl® products provide soothing relief for most outdoor itches, including insect bites, sunburn and minor skin irritation sunburn.
In 2008, Zarbee’s® was founded by a pediatrician and father who developed a safe and effective proprietary dark-honey based kids’ cough syrup, free of unwanted additives. Over the years, the brand has expanded into health and wellness solutions for the whole family. Zarbee’s® products are made with safe and effective naturally inspired ingredients for the whole family, spanning from Baby Vitamin D and Baby Immune Support & Vitamins to Kids Elderberry Gummies and Adult Cough Syrups.

Zarbee’s® is only available in certain markets.
Nicorette®, the #1 global smoking cessation brand1, has pioneered Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) innovation and quitter support. Working alongside smokers, Nicorette® offers the widest range of nicotine replacement therapy formats, including gum, lozenge, inhaler, nasal spray and mouthspray. As part of its efforts to eradicate smoking, Nicorette® launched the first connected over-the-counter product, Nicorette® QuickMist SmartTrack™, giving consumers a personalized quit plan. By using a product like this, consumers are 2.5x more likely to give up smoking versus willpower alone.2

1 In markets where J&J manages NICORETTE (ex-US)
2 The efficacy claim of 2.5x more likely to quit is based on the following clinical study: Tønnesen P, et al. 2012.
Nicorette® is only available in certain markets.
Other Brands
Other Brands
Visit the websites of our regional brands:

Calpol
Codral
Doktor Mom
Dolormin
Frenadol
Imodium
ORSL
Pepcid
Sudafed
Visine
Skin Health/Beauty
Skin Health/Beauty
We bring Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health’s unique perspective as a leader in personal health together with next-generation science and close partnerships with skin experts and dermatologists to create high performance products for healthy skin. Our broad Skin Health portfolio provides the best care for skin. Innovations include: personalized skin health assessments; treatments for acne and eczema and aging signs; gentle skin-loving cleansers; moisturizers that strengthen the skin barrier and help maintain the skin’s microbiome; and sunscreens that protect and help defend against signs of skin aging and the risk of skin cancer.
Neutrogena®, the #1 brand recommended by dermatologists in the U.S.1, has brought clinically-proven skin care solutions to consumers for more than 60 years. By creating, innovating and rethinking what is possible in skin care, Neutrogena® products for the face and body deliver real results without compromises. Today, Neutrogena® is available in more than 80 countries, providing healthy beauty options for consumers across the globe.

1. Nielsen Total US xAOC • Period : Latest 52 Wks - W/E 1/2/21. Product Share Basis: Skin Care
For generations, Aveeno® has relied on nature’s soothing and healing properties to help provide care for all skin, even the most sensitive. That’s why we use groundbreaking science to transform nature’s ingredients into products that rebalance and renew your skin, with clinical results to prove their effectiveness. Aveeno® has been trusted and recommended by dermatologists since 1945 and their products for body, face, baby and hair are available in 22 countries worldwide.
Dr.Ci:Labo® was founded in Japan by renowned dermatologist Dr. Yoshinori Shirono in 1999. Since that time, the brand has grown to become the #1 doctor’s cosmetic brand in Japan1, offering a range of formulations developed by Dr. Shirono and his team of top skin experts. The mission of Dr.Ci:Labo® is to help people with their skin concerns, breaking down every barrier to enable them to live their lives with confidence and a world of limitless glow. The brand continues to innovate and research cutting edge dermatological technology as part of this mission.

1 Based on 2019 TPC Marketing Research “Doctors Cosmetics company share.
Dr.Ci:Labo® is only available in certain markets.
Our name, NeoStrata®, translates to “new layers.” Two words that perfectly describe our skincare philosophy that visible results come from renewing layers of the skin. From the beginning, our dermatologist and biochemist co-founders discovered novel ingredients that have advanced the science of dermatology. This set in motion our reputation for discovery and commitment to innovation in skin health and the science of skin regeneration that have helped to revolutionize skincare for more than 30 years.
Founded in 1985 in China, Dabao® is one of the largest skincare brands in the country. Dabao® is dedicated to bringing the highest quality and value-for-money skincare products to market. Starting from the skin, Dabao® scientists use ingredients that are beneficial, effective and gentle for truly visible skin care effects. Its legendary product—SOD cream—launched in 1990 shortly became one of the leading facial moisturizers in China. The brand continues to innovate and premiumize to bring world-class skin health technology to Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health brands.

Dabao® is only available in certain markets.
At OGX®, unattainable looks don’t inspire us - but originality does. That’s why we love being different; from our exotic ingredients, to the shape of our bottles, to our quest for sustainability - we approach beauty in our own way. We don’t try to make hair look “perfect” and we’ll never ask what you want to “fix” about your hair, because that’s something you should never even think about. We just want to know what you love about it, so we can make you love it even more.
Created in 1984 in the South of France, Le Petit Marseillais™ is committed to celebrating and protecting the nature of Provence. The authentic and joyful brand offers body hygiene and care products, praised by families for their pleasant fragrances that evoke sun-soaked ingredients. As the leader of the shower and soap markets in France, the brand is also acknowledged as the most sustainable hygiene and beauty brand in its home market.1 Sold in 15 countries, Le Petit Marseillais™ is committed to being gentle to your skin, to communities, and to the planet.

1. LSA, CPG reference newspaper, 5000 French consumers in the survey, March 2020.
Le Petit Marseillais™ is only available in certain markets.
Other Brands
Other Brands
Visit the websites of our regional brands:

Bebe Young Care
Clean & Clear
Exuviance
Labo Labo
Lubriderm
Piz Buin
Regaine
Rogaine
Sundown
Essential Health
Essential Health
We raise the standard of everyday care with products that deliver beloved experiences and effective outcomes for healthier consumers at every stage of life. Throughout their lives, consumers reach for our iconic wound care, oral care, baby care, and women’s health brands to take care of themselves and others. The products used in consumers’ daily routines leave a lasting imprint. Many of our brands created the categories they now lead and have been at the core of people’s lives for more than 100 years.
Listerine® Mouthwash is the world's #1 daily mouthwash.1 There are over 50 peer-reviewed scientific studies on Listerine® that support the formula’s unique ability to fight plaque, protect gums, build strong teeth and boost confidence with long-lasting fresh breath. Listerine® Mouthwash has been used by more than one billion people and has been sold in over 85 countries.

1. Euromonitor International Limited, Beauty and Personal Care 2019 edition, per Mouthwashes/Dental Rinses category definition, retail value RSP, 2019 data
BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages have been a staple in a family’s first aid kit for 100 years and are a source of caring, comfort and protection. As the technology and innovation behind the brand have grown, the makers of BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages now offer a wide variety of products to meet the diverse needs of today’s active families and their lifestyles.

BAND-AID® is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson.
At Johnson’s®, we’re committed to delivering the best for babies with products that are specially designed for baby’s skin. For decades, we’ve pioneered research to further understand the unique needs of baby’s eyes, skin and hair. This science is behind every one of our gentle and mild products, which meet or exceed industry and regulatory standards. For over 125 years, Johnson’s® has provided safe, mild and gentle products for babies and adults.
Other Brands
Other Brands
Visit the websites of our regional brands:

Aveeno Baby
Carefree
Desitin
Neosporin
O.B.
Penaten
Polysporin
Stayfree

Leadership Voices

We are 19,000 employees strong, meeting the needs of consumers around the world and making a sustainable and enduring impact on personal health.

Our Healthy Lives Mission

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At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we take a total health approach to helping people live their healthiest lives. To thrive, people need healthy places to live, work and play. We’ve set ambitious goals to deliver greater benefits for people, communities and our planet. We will provide full transparency on ingredients, because consumers should be able to easily make informed choices. We’re deepening partnerships to tackle complex health issues, starting with smoking cessation and preventable skin cancers because healthy lives require going all in to reduce preventable diseases. And, we are innovating to make our packaging easier to recycle or reuse, increasing our use of recycled plastics and paper in our packaging, and powering more of our operations with renewable energy because healthy lives demand a healthy planet. Our Healthy Lives Mission will invest $800 million through 2030 to advance initiatives both inside and outside of our Company. When you choose our brands, you choose a healthier today and a healthier tomorrow.

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Our Digital-First Approach

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We apply a globally connected mindset and put digital at the forefront of all we do.

At a time when consumers are increasingly health-conscious and empowered, they’re looking for personalized, digital solutions that lead to better outcomes. The Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health team leads with digital-first thinking to make our products easier to shop while shaping how our scientists innovate, improving our supply chain’s agility and investigating emerging technologies, including at-home diagnostics, digital therapeutics and science-based personalized care. Our teams are fueled by the belief that when we’re guided by data-driven insights and a digital-first mindset, we can improve the health of everyone, everywhere in the world.

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  • Like you, we do everything we can to ensure the health and safety of the people we love. That's why we created our Safety and Care Commitment website to share what goes into our products that end up in your home.
  • At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we are 19,000 employees strong, meeting the needs of consumers around the world. Follow our Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health LinkedIn page to hear stories about our brands, our science and our employees.
Ever felt like you couldn't find makeup or skincare solutions meant for you? Amrika Ganness has. So she and her fellow colleagues of color at Neutrogena® turned that all-too-common experience into a one-of-a-kind talent search: the Black Innovators in Skin Health QuickFire Challenge.

Consumer Health Products: 130 Years of Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Founded

Three brothers, Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson, founded Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.

To the Rescue!

We made the first ever commercial First Aid kits. Johnson & Johnson still distributes kits like these to help in areas around the world that experience natural disasters.

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Keeping Teeth & Gums Healthy

We made the first mass-produced dental floss to help people keep their teeth and gums clean. Originally, the dental floss was made of leftover silk from sutures!

Addressing Women’s Needs

We started producing and marketing the first mass-produced disposable sanitary napkins for women. This was a big improvement over homemade methods and grew out of the company’s early maternal and child health kits.

The First Ready-Made Bandages

Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson came up with the idea for BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages to help his wife (who would get minor cuts in the kitchen) with the first ready-made bandage you could apply yourself.

A New Routine at Bathtime

Knowing that bathtime is a special time (that shouldn’t be ruined by eye irritation), we introduced our Johnson's® Baby Shampoo with our No More Tears® formula, a mild soap-free formula that cleans baby’s hair, but won’t irritate eyes!

Over-the-Counter Pain Relief

Johnson & Johnson acquires McNeil Laboratories. The following year, Tylenol® is approved for sale without prescription.

Meeting Out-of-This-World Needs!

In 1963, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages went into space with Mercury Astronauts.

The Motrin® IB Brand Story Begins

Motrin® first came out in 1974 as a prescription drug and was then approved as Motrin® IB in the mid-1980s as an over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer.

Safe Packaging

McNeil Consumer Healthcare launches the first tamper-resistant packaging in response to a criminal tampering incident with Extra Strength Tylenol®.

Improving the Safety of Children

To continue the company’s leadership in wound care innovation, Johnson & Johnson became a founding sponsor of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children.

Neutrogena® Joins Johnson & Johnson

Neutrogena® joins Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, adding to our iconic Consumer Health brands. Neutrogena® manufactures and markets products in over 80 countries.

Children’s Motrin®

Children’s Motrin® becomes the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug approved for pediatric use without a prescription in the U.S.

Antibiotic BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages

BAND-AID® Brand Antibiotic Adhesive Bandages were created as the first ever adhesive bandages to have specially formulated antibiotic ointment right on the pad.

Aveeno®

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health acquires the Aveeno® brand from SC Johnson.

Aveeno® for Babies

Aveeno® introduces a line of soothing and therapeutic skin care products for babies, formulated with colloidal oatmeal.

Aveeno® for the Face

Aveeno® launches its’ first facial care products, with the introduction of POSITIVELY RADIANT® and CLEAR COMPLEXION, both made with Soy Complex to even skin tone and texture.

Rapid Release

McNeil Consumer Healthcare launches Tylenol® Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels, which are Gelcaps that are specifically designed with holes to allow the release of powerful medicine even faster than before.

Bringing Together Two of the Biggest Names in Consumer Health!

Listerine®, Visine® and Benadryl® join Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health after being acquired from Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business.

A New Way to Combat the Sun

Neutrogena® develops a breakthrough sun protection technology Helioplex®. This proven broad spectrum sunscreen technology is uniquely formulated to provide an ideal balance of UVA and UVB protection to match the damage of UV rays.

Zyrtec®

Zyrtec®, previously available by prescription only, becomes available over-the-counter in the U.S.

Neutrogena® Hydro Boost

Neutrogena® launched Neutrogena® Hydro Boost skin care globally, which includes Purified Hyaluronic Acid that acts as a sponge for dry skin cells by absorbing up to 1000x its weight in water.

Listerine Zero®

Listerine® Brand launched Listerine Zero®, a zero-alcohol formula that cleans deep to kill bad breath germs for a healthier mouth.

Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair

Neutrogena® launched the Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair® line, which is designed to meet the needs of women seeking quick results and aggressive anti-aging solutions.

Women’s Rogaine®

Women’s Rogaine® 5% Minoxidil Foam is the first and only approved once a day 5% minoxidil foam treatment for women.

Neutrogena® Wet Skin

Wet Skin Sunscreen with Helioplex® is the first line of sunscreen specially formulated to be applied to wet skin. Wet Spray technology cuts through water, providing broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.

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NeoStrata Company, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired NeoStrata Company, Inc., a global leader in dermocosmetics.

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Vogue International LLC

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired Vogue International LLC, maker of hair care (OGX, Maui Moisture).

Motionmax™ Technology

BAND-AID® Brand Skin-Flex® Bandages that use Motionmax™ Technology were launched. The bandages expand and contract for the ultimate skin-like fit.

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Johnson's®

Johnson's® began a global end-to-end relaunch of all baby washes, lotions and haircare products, including fewer ingredients, ergonomic new packaging, and a greener manufacturing footprint.

Zarbee’s, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired Zarbee’s, Inc., a leader in naturally inspired healthcare products for children and adults. Read the press release.

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Listerine® Ready Tabs™

Listerine® Ready Tabs™ launched, representing a game-changing way to get a whole-mouth clean feeling outside of the bathroom. Anytime. Anywhere. Read the press release.

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, pledging to use more recycled materials in packaging, reduce reliance on the single-use model, and ensure that 100% of plastic packaging be reusable, recyclable or compostable by the year 2025.

Johnson’s CottonTouch™

Johnson’s® launched its CottonTouch™ line, made with real cotton. Perfectly pH balanced, it is specially designed for a newborn's sensitive skin.

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Dr Ci:Labo, Labo Labo and Genomer

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health acquired Japanese prestige skin care lines Dr Ci:Labo, Labo Labo and Genomer. Read the press release.

Neutrogena® Bright Boost

Neutrogena® launched Bright Boost, the first skin collection created by millennial scientists for millennial skin.

Children’s Tylenol® Dissolve Packs

Children’s Tylenol® Dissolve Packs are kid-friendly and come in a wild berry flavor that works without water and dissolves on your kid’s tongue in seconds.

Aveeno® Restorative Skin Therapy

The Aveeno® Restorative Skin Therapy collection is made with prebiotic oat and is clinically proven to restore sensitive, distressed, dry skin and help improve skin’s resilience over time.

Healthy Lives Mission

Building on Johnson & Johnson’s long-standing history of sustainability, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health announced its commitment to invest $800 million through 2030 to deliver greater benefits for people, communities and our planet.

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