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Child Resistant & Senior Friendly Packaging News

Get news on trends, issues, and machinery pertaining to child-resistant and senior-friendly healthcare packaging. Key topics discussed include safety systems for medication dosing, regulations in child-resistant packaging, recall information, package design, materials, and safety closures to ensure child safety as well as user friendliness for seniors.

March 13, 2015 | News

Another state introduces e-cigarette labeling, packaging law

The new bill would make it illegal to sell e-liquid products without certain packaging requirements.
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Gerresheimer: Eye drop application aid
February 9, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Gerresheimer: Eye drop application aid

DropAid helps dropper bottle users open the bottle and position the dropper correctly.
Comar: Closures
January 15, 2015 | Materials Product Brief

Comar: Closures

A new SecureCap closure is available for eye drops and nasal sprays that require child-resistant packaging.
Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding
January 12, 2015 | Machine Product Brief

Amcor Flexibles: Blister lidding

AOF allows easy access to blister contents on child-resistant, push-through blister lidding.
Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationw
January 6, 2015 | Package Case Study

Walmart first to adopt next-generation compliance/adherence package

Walmart announces plans to incorporate Keystone Folding Box Co.’s Ecoslide-RX 2.0 compliance package into its pharmacies nationwide beginning in 2015.
December 18, 2014 | News

Proposed law would require child-safety packaging for e-cigarettes

The bill was created after pediatricians reported an increase in poison control center calls relating to liquid nicotine.
Romaco and Ecobliss: Child-resistant carton box
October 6, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Romaco and Ecobliss: Child-resistant carton box

The Promatic P 91S manufactures Locked4Kids, a child-resistant carton box for pharmaceuticals.
Mold-Rite Plastics: Closures
August 29, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Mold-Rite Plastics: Closures

EZ-Safe and EZ-Grip closures feature ergonomic ribs for a user-friendly consumer experience.
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August 27, 2014 | Column/Opinion

Packaging leads to CPSC action

Commission says some Dr. Reddy’s packaging failed to meet ‘special packaging’ that is resistant to children but openable by adults.
Comar: Dosing cups
July 28, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Comar: Dosing cups

Easy-to-read AccuCups improve dosing accuracy.

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