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Generic Trademarks

Answers are (or at least once were) commercial trademarks for particular products that have become so popular that we often use the trademarked name as if it were the generic product. This one might be somewhat specific to the USA.
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First submittedFebruary 27, 2015
Last updatedFebruary 27, 2015
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Disposable paper cup, usually used for water, often lined with plastic or wax
Dixie Cup
Manufactured onto cookware to prevent sticking
Teflon
Thin plastic film generally used to preserve food
Saran Wrap
Liquid or crystal product used to unclog drains
Drano
Plastic airtight food container with lid
Tupperware
Vacuum flask, what you might use to keep coffee hot
Thermos
Facial tissue, what you reach for when you are about to sneeze
Kleenex
Spray-on cleaner for glass and hard surfaces, often blue
Windex
Correction fluid for text on paper
Whiteout
Disposable ballpoint pen
Bic
Small wad of cotton wrapped around one or both ends of a short rod
Q Tip
Fastener made of hooks and loops on opposing layers of fabric
Velcro
Analgesic used to relieve aches and pains, the active ingredient discovered in the bark of willow trees
Aspirin
Gelatinous substance made of petroleum, usually used to soften or lubricate skin
Vaseline
Opioid, often not legal, first marketed under this name by the Bayer pharmaceutical company
Heroin
Floor covering manufactured from many possible ingredients, such as pine rosin and mineral fillers
Linoleum
Adhesive bandage, originally available in various "flesh tones," now often decorated
Band-Aid
Liquid bleach most often used as a laundry whitener
Clorox
Spa or hot tub, usually with massaging water jets
Jacuzzi
Made of a glass vessel filled with clear liquid and wax rising and falling with heat from a light bulb
Lava Lamp
Graphics editing program that challenges the saying, "The camera never lies."
Photoshop
Strong, fast-acting adhesive
Super Glue
Toy made of a string attached to an object, like a spool, that is wound and rewound by hand action
Yo Yo
Synonomous with photocoppy
Xerox
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level 65
Feb 27, 2015
in some brands like bic its called wite out
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level 45
Oct 9, 2015
Could you please consider accepting "drain o" and/or "draino" for Drano? I tried both of those. I love this quiz - I'd love to see a part 2! Wiki has a whole list of these items: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_generic_and_genericized_trademarks
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level 69
Oct 9, 2015
Well, I looked it up, and I don't see any variation on "Drano." But thanks, glad you enjoyed the quiz.