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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.

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.
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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.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
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.
UK-based Child Safe Packaging Group notes that by 2015, the need for child-resistant packs will increase, and more package testing may be required.
June 6, 2014 | News

Forthcoming CLP regs expected to increase need for child-resistant packaging

UK-based Child Safe Packaging Group notes that by 2015, the need for child-resistant packs will increase, and more package testing may be required.
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.
May 15, 2014 | News

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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