I recently discovered that the Safeway brand of waterproof bandages are not waterproof. The Water Protection Adhesive Bandages that are advertised on the box as ideal protection for swimming, showering and washing the dishes don’t do any of that well. In the box of 30, one inch bandages I didn’t have one make it through a shower let alone swimming. I emailed their customer service and was told I could return them for a refund with my receipt. I suppose I have the receipt some where but I had already used 25 of the 30 bandages. You go through them rather quickly when they fall off after getting wet.
I emailed them back and suggested that they look to their manufacturer for the product since there could be a quality control issue. I am obviously not going to buy another box to determine if this box was a fluke. I guess this is another slap in the face to the generic brands. Sometimes they actually do perform well and others they fall off when wet. So buyer beware, if you want a bandaid (copyrighted name of bandage) that is waterproof, DON’T BUY THE SAFEWAY BRAND.
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