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The CPSC was brought up recently when Senator Charles Schumer of NY said that FDA and CPSC should use “flow restrictors” on children’s medicines to help prevent an estimated 10,000 annual emergency room visits.
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Healthcare Packaging goes to Washington: Part IV of a four-part series

A healthcare perspective on the Consumer Products Safety Commission from Bethesda, MD.
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Weatherchem: Polypropylene caps, flip-top lids

Designed for vitamins, minerals, and other supplements and other larger pills, Weatherchem’s one-piece NutraGen II closures come in 33-, 38-, 45-, and 53-mm sizes.
Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products
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Lid designs provide differentiation for Yeo Valley’s dairy products

Consumers peel back a polyester lid to reveal a unique code that they enter online via the dairy’s website for a chance to win a VW campervan.
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Essentra: Reclosable package tape

Combining resealability, consumer communication, and product protection, Re:Close Tape from Essentra Packaging allows consumers to keep a product in the original pack between uses to provide convenience, and to minimize food waste caused by spillage or leaving a pack open.
Juice+'s cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
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Package redesign 'juices' Juice Plus+

Cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
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Study: Consumers prefer aluminum closures for wine/spirits

Among the factors driving the preference for aluminum wine/spirits closures are reclosability and recyclability.
New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe, held in Brussels.
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New technology and trends revealed at PDA Europe

Bayer’s Dr. Joerg Zuercher points the way for future considerations in parenteral packaging.
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Video: New Bud Light Cool Twist reclosable bottle

Using patented bottle technology, the new Bud Light Cool Twist 16-oz reclosable aluminum bottle features a sleek, innovative package design.
Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
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Could 'flow restrictors' help reduce medication overdoses?

Senator Charles Schumer calls for safer packaging for children’s medicine bottles in effort to help prevent emergency room visits.
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SURE rebrand commits to female audience

An aging deodorant brand is revitalized with a curvy, custom cap and cool, sophisticated color tones designed to appeal to a female audience and convey product strength.
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Premium perfume bottle and cap create 'olfactory sculpture'

New luxury perfume is packaged in an organically sculptured bottle with a custom closure made from ash wood.
Branson Ultrasonics helped Karma Culture LLC overcome the challenge of welding the patented KarmaCap, a dispensing capsule that holds vitamins and other essential ingredients separate from the water until the consumer peels back the protective seal, pushes down on the cap, and gently shakes the bottle to mix the drink. The “reservoir cap” is used for Karma® Wellness Water plastic bottles.
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Customized spin-welding key to sealing KarmaCap

Closure allows users to infuse fresh vitamins into beverage and then shake the bottle to initiate health benefits of its vitamin drinks.
HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
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Custom 'squeeze & measure' closure accurately doses floor cleaner

A fitment-free closure with a built-in squeeze-activated dispenser makes measuring 1-oz doses of concentrated cleaning solution accurate and mess-free.
The closures for Tropicana’s new PET bottles are an integral part of the consumer experience and the functionality of the package, and are coordinated between the four main size SKUs: 12-, 59-, 89-, and 118-oz.
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Closure best practices that keep possibilities open

Though often small in size relative to the bottle, pouch, or tube container it caps, closures can have the biggest impacts for consumer functionality, ease of use, and comfort.

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