Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc the parent company and makers of Salonpas® has an exciting new success story to share

October 2, 2023

  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc has been around for 176 years and is at the cutting edge of innovation. Recently, we have developed another brand Fixpace® which has been recognized as an approved product for use in the International Space Station by the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

  • The patches were recently installed in the International Space Station. This innovative Patch design will help reduce the loss and scattering of objects due to zero gravity in space. The innovative technology will also help alleviate challenges in space and on concerns by providing the ability to secure items to the Patches.

  • Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc will work towards developing products to solve issues for living in Space and living on Earth via the company’s experience and expertise in developing patches whether for adhesion purposes in outer space or effective pain relief around the world here on planet earth.

Click for reel/video link: JAXA Digital Archives, ”Daily Necessities in Space, Fixpace(R)”(

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