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Cosmetics Packaging Classification – Plastic Material

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What are the Cosmetics Packaging Classification? Cosmetics packaging can be classified based on various criteria, including the material...

What are the Cosmetics Packaging Classification?

As a cosmetics business owner, you should know Cosmetics packaging can be classified based on various criteria, including the material used, the type of product being packaged, and the packaging shape or design. Here are some common cosmetics packaging classifications: 

  1. Material-based classification: a. Plastic packaging (most common) b. Glass packaging (often used for high-end products) c. Metal packaging (used for products that require a strong barrier against air and moisture)

  2. Product-based classification: a. Skincare packaging (often in tubes, jars, or pumps) b. Makeup packaging (often in compacts, tubes, or pencils) c. Haircare packaging (often in bottles, pumps, or sprays) d. Fragrance packaging (often in glass bottles)

  3. Shape or design-based classification: a. Tube packaging (often used for lip gloss, mascara, and other products) b. Jar packaging (often used for moisturizers, face masks, and other thick products) c. Bottle packaging (often used for shampoos, conditioners, and other liquid products) d. Pump packaging (often used for lotions and other liquid products) e. Compact packaging (often used for powders, blushes, and other makeup products)

These are just a few examples of cosmetics packaging classifications. The specific classification may vary depending on the manufacturer and the product being packaged.

Cosmetics Packaging Classification – Plastic Material

  • PET: Cosmetics packaging classification PET is an environmentally friendly plastic material and can be directly contacted with cosmetics and food. It is the main material for filling organic skin care products. The PET material is soft and its natural color is transparent.

 

  • PP and PE: They are environmentally friendly materials, which can be directly contacted with cosmetics and food. They are the main materials for filling organic skin care products. The natural color of the materials is whitish and translucent. According to different molecular structures, three different degrees of softness and hardness can be achieved.

 

  • AS: The hardness is not high, it is relatively brittle (there is a crisp sound when tapping), the color is transparent, and the background color is blue, which can be directly contacted with cosmetics and food. In ordinary lotion bottles and vacuum bottles, the bottle body is generally the bottle body. The material can also be made into a small-capacity cream bottle. It appears transparent.

 

  • PCTA and PETG: They are environmentally friendly materials that can be directly contacted with cosmetics and food. They are the main materials for filling organic skin care products. The materials are soft and transparent. PCTA and PETG are soft and easy to scratch. Infrequently, inkjet printing is not often used, and printing is often used.

 

  • Acrylic: The material is hard, the transparency is high, and the background color is white. And acrylic is often sprayed inside the outer bottle in order to maintain a transparent texture.

 

  • ABS: It belongs to engineering plastics, which are not environmentally friendly and has high hardness. It cannot be directly contacted with cosmetics and food. It is generally the material of outer cover and shoulder cover in cosmetic packaging materials. The color is yellow or creamy white.

 

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