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A Packaging Investment that Pays Off and Saves Lives


Published on July 2, 2021

Child Resistance and Senior Friendly (CR/SF) packaging has come a long way over the years. But with it being such a specific expertise, there is still a lack of accurate information circulating within the industry. Many are surprised to learn that CR/SF testing is not mandatory, but a choice made by the pharmaceutical company distributing the product. This leads to companies questioning if CR/SF testing is worth the cost.

In this recent article, John Groetsch, CR/SF Pharmaceutical Packaging Expert, shares what he’s learned over the past 25 years in the industry—why CR/SF testing in his opinion is nonnegotiable and why it can’t be an afterthought when it comes to package design. Read the full article here.

Mark Foster
General Manager | Oliver Design

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