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|Owner||Procter & Gamble|
|Introduced||1931 (as Tampax Sales Corporation)|
|Previous owners||Tampax Incorporated|
Tampax (a portmanteau of tampon and pack) is a brand of tampon currently owned by Procter & Gamble. It was based in White Plains, New York, US until its sale to Procter & Gamble in 1997. It is a subsidiary of P&G's Always brand and is sold in over 100 countries.
In 1937, Tampax worked with McCann Erickson for its marketing campaigns. In 1949, the brand appeared in more than 50 magazines. From 1930s to 1940s Tampax chose sportswomen as their brand ambassadors.
Tampax conducted medical studies in 1945 to prove the safety of tampons.
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