Product Evaluation with Childrenanjadmin2023-10-05T07:38:12-04:00
Product Evaluation with Children
Our third product evaluation consisted of 100 children and their consenting adult. Each were asked to provide answers about their experience with other adhesive products and with the results of using Comfort Release samples. All consenting adults signed a written consent, and each child received a gift certificate to Toys”R”Us.
Prior use of bandages and tapes
Most children have used other bandages and tapes
94% – Yes
6% – No
Fall off too easily
Most children and their parents report all other bandages and tapes fall off too easily
81% – Agree
19% – Disagree
Fall off with bathing
Most children lose their bandages with simple bathing
93% – Agree
7% – Disagree
Painful to remove
Most children complain of pain when bandages and tapes are removed
84% – Agree
16% – Disagree
Completed the 48 hour wear time test period
Most children wore Comfort Release samples for the full 48 hour test period.
All 14 children who did not complete the 48 hours of wear reported that the Comfort Release sample lasted longer than any other bandage previously used.
86 – Completed 48 hours of wear
14 – Did not complete 48 hours of wear
Of those 14 children:
5 – fell off >2 hr swims
2 – pulled off by other children
5 – lasted >24 hours fell off 2nd bath
2 – lasted <24 hours similar to others used
Release with alcohol
Most children used simple rubbing alcohol to remove the Comfort Release bandage. No child had side effects to the rubbing alcohol.
86% – Yes
14% – No
Most removed Comfort Release bandage that left no glue residue. Those that did, removed easily with a swipe of the rubbing alcohol.
86% – No
14% – Yes
Painful to Remove
Comfort Release diminishes the pain and discomfort from removing bandages from the skin.
All 6 with slight discomfort, reported discomfort was less than from the removal of other bandages.
94% – No
6% – Slight discomfort
Would purchase Comfort Release bandages
Most children and their parents were overwhelming pleased with Comfort Release. It eliminates the common problems with other bandages and tapes.