Kleenex is Really a Brand Name
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Yes, Kleenex is a brand name for facial tissues. Some product names, or trademarks, have become so common that often they are used to name the product. Here are a few examples.
|Brand Name||Generic Name|
|Ace Bandage||elastic bandage|
|Scotch Tape||cellophane tape|
|Velcro||hook and loop fastener|
|Walkman||portable cassette player with headphones|