You Need To Know The Information About Packaging Materials

You Need To Know The Information About Packaging Materials

With the continuous upgrading and innovation of packaging materials, there are more and more types of packaging materials on the market. Faced with many choices of packaging materials, do you know how to choose the suitable packaging material for your products? If you are a beginner to packaging materials and are looking for the right packaging material for your products, this article will give you the information you need to know about packaging materials.

The types of packaging materials

Different packaging may be used for different products, so if you want to choose packaging for your products, you first need to know the type of packaging materials. Here are some of the most common types of packaging materials.


Acrylonitrile-styrene resin is a plastic made from styrene and acrylonitrile.  The sound of this kind of material when struck is crisp and the hardness is not particularly strong. In addition, acrylonitrile-styrene resin usually shows the clear and blue undertones and is generally used to make lotion bottles, airless cosmetic bottles and cream bottles, etc.

Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS)

ABS is also a plastic. ABS plastic is not friendly to the environment, but ABS plastic has a relatively high hardness. This material is generally used to make the inner cover and shoulder cover material of cosmetics, and the color is usually yellow or milky white.


Acrylic is also very popular in the cosmetic packaging material market. This plastic has a strong hardness and is transparent. In order to maintain a transparent texture, manufacturers often spray acrylic on the outer bottle or apply acrylic during injection molding.

Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)

PET is also a very popular material for cosmetic packaging. Compared to most plastics, PET material is also an eco-friendly material that is easy to recycle and can come into direct contact with cosmetics. In addition, the PET material is soft and naturally transparent.

Polyethylene (PP, PE)

Polyethylene is a relatively environmentally friendly material that can come into direct contact with cosmetics. PP/PE material is white and translucent, and has three different degrees of hardness. In addition, PP materials are mostly used to make lotion pump heads of lotion pumps.

The types of packaging bottles

Lotion bottles

Lotion bottles are very popular for cosmetic and cleaning industries. This kind of bottle is usually equipped with a hose inside. And most of the bottles are made of PP material. The outer material of the cap is acrylic, and the inner material is ABS. The parts of the lotion pump bottle include the cap, shoulder cover, lotion pump and piston.

Airless bottles

The airless bottle refers to a container that can isolate the external gas from the external temperature or a container that isolates external bacteria. This type of bottle relies on air pressure. The components of the airless bottle include the cap, shoulder sleeve, airless pump and piston.

Perfume bottles

The interior of most perfume bottles is made of glass or PP plastic. PP plastic is suitable for perfumes with small capacity and short-term storage. For long-term storage, glass perfume spray bottles are more suitable. The internal components of the perfume sprayer bottle are made of glass, and the outside of the bottle is made of aluminum.

The above is an introduction to the types of packaging materials and packaging bottles. If you want to find high-quality packaging materials, please read more articles for details.

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