Form-Fill-Seal Packaging of a Cosmetic Gel

Cosmetic Gel Packaging Solutions

Liquipak was contracted by a customer in the cosmetic industry to co-engineer cosmetic gel packaging of single use sample packets of a cosmetic gel. Our in-depth material and process knowledge allowed us to develop a more esthetic seal for these cosmetics packets.

Per customer specifications, a package configuration was developed and the necessary tooling was fabricated. Filling utilized our vertical form-fill-seal packaging equipment and plastic and foil laminated packaging film. The packets, which measured 4-1/2″ in length by 2″ in width had a filled weight of 7.5 g (± 0.5 g), and were produced in a quantity of 25,000 for that initial production run.

The packaging film was surface printed and had an abrasion resistant UV coating applied. These packets featured a side spout configuration with a tear notch and a lot code. Our quality procedures include digital test stand compression testing, digital gram-scale weigh testing, component and batch traceability, labeling and product accountability, and AQL final inspection.

Liquipak understands the importance of quality and high standards. We are an FDA registered medical device repackager and follow cGMPs. Our ISO 9001:2015 certification ensures that we continually work toward high quality and customer satisfaction. In addition, we maintain our own internal quality system requirements.

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Highlights of this Form-Fill-Seal Packaging of a Cosmetic Gel Project

Product Description This cosmetic gel is placed into single-use packets to supply samples to potential customers.
Form Fill Packaging Capabilities Applied/Processes Primary:
Co-Engineering

  • Packaging Development
    Specifications
  • Package Configuration
  • Tooling Design
    • Spout configuration with tear notch design, lot-coding

Production – Form-Fill-Seal of Product

Secondary:
Surface Printing
UV Coating
Custom Packaging
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Vertical form-fill-seal packaging equipment
Overall Part Dimensions Length: 4-1/2″
Width: 2″
Weight: 7.5 grams
Tightest Tolerances ± 0.5 grams
Material Used Plastic and Foil Laminated Packaging Film
Thickness: 0.0010″
Material Finish UV Coated

  • Resistant to Abrasion
Additional Facts Packets made with packaging film that is surface printed are available in smaller quantities than reverse printed packets. These packets feature a side spout configuration with a tear notch and a lot-code.
In process testing/inspection performed Digital test stand compression testing
Digital gram-scale weigh testing
Component and batch traceability
Labeling and product accountability
AQL final inspection
Industry for Use Cosmetic Industry
Volume 25,000 +
Delivery/Turnaround Time 6 weeks
Delivery Location Alma, Michigan
Standards Met FDA registered Medical Device Repackager
cGMPs
Customer’s packaging specifications
ISO 9001:2008 certification
Internal quality system requirements

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