Tekniplex - Safety

Protecting Products. Protecting Families.

Tekniplex - Dirk De Mulder

Dirk De Mulder

Director, Global Dispensing and Liners, TekniPlex Consumer Products


When it comes to ensuring safety in our homes, we often think of measures like installing smoke detectors, childproofing cabinets, or clearing walkways of tripping hazards. However, it's equally important to consider the safety of the everyday consumer products we use and keep in the house.

Think about the products that you keep in stock in your home – in your medicine cabinet, pantry, garage shelves, cleaning closet. Each of these areas likely contains products that – if not properly contained – can pose safety risks to families.

Closure liners and seals provide essential product protection to help keep these products safely contained and ready to use.

Let's take a closer look at a few of the safety benefits that liners and seals provide for common household goods.

Leak Prevention:

Consider the motor oil in your garage. Or the cleaning solutions under the kitchen sink. If not stored properly, these products can leak, posing risks of accidental exposure to chemicals and fumes inside the home. High-barrier and chemically-resistant induction heat seals provide superior leak protection, while closure liners enable a tight re-seal on containers after they are opened.

Some chemical products can even create reactions inside containers, resulting in over pressure and bloating when they’re sealed. Vented liners are specialized solutions designed for applications like these, allowing containers to breathe without letting the contents escape.

Contamination Protection:

Throughout the manufacturing and distribution process, consumer goods can be exposed to various contaminants. Closure liners and seals can help defend against dirt, dust, pollution, and insects, ensuring that products remain uncontaminated and ready for use when they reach your storage shelves. By providing a barrier against external elements, liners, and seals help maintain the quality and safety of the products.

Child Resistant Closures:

Some items like medications, supplements, and chemicals feature specialty closures with locking mechanisms designed to keep children safe from accidental exposure or ingestion. Closure liners can be an essential part of these locking systems, ensuring a secure seal and enhancing the effectiveness of child-resistant caps.


When opening a new product – whether it’s a jar of peanut butter or a bottle of vitamins – we rely on visual cues to determine if the product is safe to consume. Closure liners and seals provide critical tamper-evidence features, serving as trusted visual indicators of product freshness, safety, and integrity. By incorporating tamper-evident features, liners and seals instill consumer trust and confidence providing an added layer of safety and peace of mind.

Freshness Preservation:

Closure liners and seals in food packaging provide moisture and oxygen barriers, preserving freshness and extending shelf life. By creating an airtight seal, these solutions can minimize the potential for food spoilage, reducing the health risks associated with consuming expired or compromised products.