Johnson & Johnson, incorporated on November 10, 1887, is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the research and development, manufacture and sale of a range of products in the health care field. The Company has more than 265 operating companies conducting business around the world. The Company’s primary focus is products related to human health and well-being. The Company is organized into three business segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. The Company’s subsidiaries operate 134 manufacturing facilities occupying approximately 21.5 million square feet of floor space. The Company’s research facilities are located in the United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Israel, Japan, the Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
The Consumer segment includes a range of products used in the baby care, oral care, skin care, over-the-counter pharmaceutical, women’s health and wound care markets. Baby Care includes the JOHNSON’S Baby line of products. Oral Care includes the LISTERINE product line. Major brands in Skin Care include the AVEENO; CLEAN & CLEAR; DABAO; JOHNSON’S Adult; LE PETITE MARSEILLAIS; LUBRIDERM; NEUTROGENA, and RoC product lines. Over-the-counter medicines include the family of TYLENOL acetaminophen products; SUDAFED cold, flu and allergy products; BENADRYL and ZYRTEC allergy products; MOTRIN IB ibuprofen products, and the PEPCID line of heartburn products. Major brands in Women’s Health outside of North America are STAYFREE and CAREFREE sanitary pad and o.b. tampon brands. Wound Care brands include the BAND-AID Brand Adhesive Bandages and NEOSPORIN First Aid product lines. The principal nutritional line is SPLENDA No Calorie Sweetener. These products are marketed to the general public and sold both to retail outlets and distributors throughout the world.