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Test summary

This standard describes the methods for testing the performance of reclosable child-resistant packaging. The data generated are suitable for comparing child-resistant characteristics of related reclosable packing systems

The standard incorporates 10 annexed tests including torque release, squeeze test, 'press-down and turn' engagement and other tests

Test apparatus

Force testing equipment

Torque testing equipment

Special fixturing to enable measurements to be made while the child resistant system is opened.

Test method

Child resistant systems are separated under standard conditions to provide data on proposed products when compared to reference data gathered on previously type-approved containers.

Refer to the standard and the required annexes for details of the test to be performed and apparatus involved.


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Online test equipment and training demos


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