Multi-phase Plastic may Usher ‘Smart’ Food and Drug Packaging
Interconnected solid pathways throughout the plastic allow controlled movement of gases in and out of the plastic.
- Absorb water vapor, gases, odors, etc.
- Release aromas, gases, nutrients, etc.
- Transmit by modifying the transport properties of the plastic.
- Flip-top, “leak-proof” vials are injection-molded polyolefin with a friction-fit interior sleeve. The sleeve is three-phase polyolefin with channeling from polyethylene oxide and desiccant particulates adhered to the inner surface of the sleeve.
CSP Technologies’ trade name for this package is Activ-Vial.
effervescent (carbon dioxide emitting) tablets.
Multi-phase plastic carries active packaging to a new dimension by removing the barriers and making packaging and product interactive.
This set of technologies harbors the potential to alter the entire universe of content protection from its natural environment through packaging.
The author, Aaron L. Brody, Ph.D., is President/CEO of Packaging/Brody Inc., a consultancy in food, packaging technology and marketing. Contact Dr. Brody at 770.613.0991 or firstname.lastname@example.org