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Inventicoffee is one of the most conspicuous food product packaged inaerosols. This product is packaged and distributed by the HGF brandsof LLC. This brand of coffee is a blend of coffee beans originatingfrom Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Vietnam. Every aerosol can holds 35servings ready to create lattes, milkshakes and iced coffee. Theaerosol can is manufactured by the Lindal Group which is amultinational company, which engages in the production of steel andaluminum can for aerosol products (Yam, 2009).
Aerosolmay have been the preferred form of packaging inventi coffee toseparate the coffee from air and light which are the key causes offood damage. In addition aerosol foods are specifically made forprecise, efficient usage (Yam, 2009). This means that a consumer canbe in a position to use only the amount that is required and in theprocess will considerably minimize mess and wastage of food.
Furthermoreconsumers in the modern world have become more adventurous in thefood procurement and innovative platforms that promise to deliverefficiency and quality food is more appealing. Household waste hasbecome an epic issue in the United States, in reality it is estimatedthat about 15-25% of the beverages and food consumers purchase isthrown away as waste every year (Adams & Air and EnergyEngineering Research Laboratory, 2001). Aerosols are more secure,safer and increasingly augment the shelf life of the packagedproduct.
Tubesprovide an excellent packaging material for majority of the beautyproducts in the American market. The tubes are used to encapsulatemost of the cosmetic products. For example, Nivea sum is one suchbeauty product that is packaged in a tube. Nivea sum is a body andskin care that can be applied on all parts on the body. It is one ofthe most pulsating brands of nivea brand (Dayan & Kromidas,2011). The tubes are flexible and are choosen because of usability,costs, durability, and looks. A Nivea sum tube enables themanufacturer to portray a face of a beautiful user of their productand create a strong fashion statement. The polyfoil technologyapplied to make the tubes offer protection from light, which mightdestroy the body care. In addition, the texture of the tube closelyresembles the feel of a soft skin. In addition, the tube offers bothbeauty and protection and provides the capability to offerflexibility and process printing. The conspicuous luxurious textureof the nivea sum tube, the idiosyncratic oval shape creates a strongfashion statement that calls for the attention of the customer (Dayan& Kromidas, 2011).
BritneySpears perfume by the name curious is one of the most notablenon-food products packaged in aerosol in the United States market.Curious is a 454 g fragrance in a colorful pink aerosol (Troy, 2005).The conspicuously colorful nature of the transparent turquoise andpink surface make curious one of the most successful celebrityendorsed brand in the market. Celestial glow is inspired by atwinkling star on the surface of the aerosol that seems shine morethat all the neighboring stars. This is a feature that makes itappealing to young adults who are more than willing to identify withcelebrity endorsing the product. The name of the celebrity (Britneyspears) appears in the bold letter at the middle of the aerosol canholding the Curious fragrance.
Child–resistant packaging is a unique packaging that is meant to trimdown the risk of young children consuming toxic substances. In mostcases this goal is achieved through the use of unique safety cap onthe bottles and tubes holding products which are require effort andsometimes special manipulation to open them. Aspirin is a salicylatedrug that is mostly applied as a pain reliever for minor pains andaches and sometimes to reduce fever and inflammation. Many peoplepurchase the drug over the counter without the prescription of aqualified medical practitioner and as such it becomes a health riskfor young children who can accidentally ingest it (Freinkel, 2011).
Inthe Johnsons and Johnsons pharmacy the most salient item with achild-resistant cap is a bottle of aspirin. The bottle bears specialinstruction, which urge the user to push down the cap and turn to beable to open the cap. The bottle and the cap are provided withknightly interlocking means, the procedure which is relativelycomplex for young children but one which is fairly trouble-free foradults, who adhere to the attached instruction clearly printed on thecap of aspirin. The cap is a two-piece composition, made up ofresilient stick which is rotatable but that is held captive withinthe carrier cap. For the use to be able to open the cap on thebottle, he or she must rotate with respect to the bottle, usuallythrough the use of the palm, in a given direction whilesimultaneously pushing down the cap towards the bottle and againstthe resilient reaction of the seal which tends to push the cap awayfrom the bottle. This cap is intended to provide a very limitedtangential surface area for gripping by a young child either throughthe mouth or hand (Rayner, 2010).
Tamperevident expresses a process that makes it possible to detect accessto the safeguarded product, which is not permitted. Markings, sealsand other special methods may be used to indicate tampering. Evidentdesign are among the most commonly used technique of product labelingand packaging, where it is paramount for the end user to know thatthe purchased commodity has not been altered since it left the storeof the producer Freinkel, 2011). In the supermarket one of the highprofile tamper evident packaging is the cans of baby food. Cans ofbaby food have a metal bubble at the top of the caps. These metalbubbles are commonly referred to as safety button. In the event thatthe can is opened the cap of the can pop out. The cap will remainflat if the can is not opened. In addition if any element is added tothe can the cap will still pop out (Freinkel, 2011). On the surfaceof the can, there are clear and succinct words printed in uppercaseadvising the user that they should never purchase a product with apopped cap. In practice, this is achieved by sealing the food canswith low pressure such that if the pressure is destabilized-exposedto atmospheric pressure the lid of the can pops out. This move seeksto protect both the buyer of the product from purchasing contaminatedor tampered food and the manufacturers from unscrupulous individualswho may insert toxic substances in their product to cause publicoutburst and reduce the competitiveness of the producing company.Malicious adulteration of food in the cans may cause immense healthhazards on the users. The consumer will easily detect interferencesince if the cap is not flat, then he or she is strongly advisedagainst buying it (Rayner, 2010).
Firstaid kit is an example of a “kit” package that contains collectionof related supplies that are used in providing emergency first aidservices. Therefore, first aid kit package is filled with first aidproducts such as basic supplies which includes but not restricted toantiseptic solution, bandages, adhesive tape, cotton swabs, first-aidmanual, plastic containers for disposing contaminated materials,tweezers and scissors, thermometer, soap, and turkey baster(Keystone, 2013). Additionally, the First aid package containsimportant medication supplies such as activated charcoal, aspirin,deep heat, aloe vera gel, prescribed drugs, calamine lotion amongothers. Besides, the kit may contain emergency phone numbers ofpediatrician, doctors, local emergency services, and poison controlcenter. The products are put in one package to allow the users withreliable and convenience one source for all first aid and medicationneeds in cases of emergency. The users do not need to waste a lot oftime in responding to the emergency since they would otherwise wanderaround in search of some of products that are needed almost instantlyto save the patient under first aid care. Additionally, the productsare put together into one package for the purpose of providing personor an organization with a complete purchase International MaritimeOrganization, 2001).
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