Our 5 Layer Tubes are perfect for products contains essential oils or any harsher chemicals as there is an added barrier to protect your product from attacking the plastic.
EVOH or Ethylene vinyl alcohol, is a copolymer of ethylene and vinyl alcohol and is an excellent barrier against gases, solvents and oils. It is used in packaging for skincare (natural) and pharmaceutical products, to extend their storage life and to stop the packaging from deforming.
The make up of the 5 layer tube is:
|Layer 1. MDPE||Low/High Density Polyethylene|
|Layer 2. Bonding agent =||Adhesive|
|Layer 3. EVOH||Barrier|
|Layer 4. Bonding agent =||Adhesive|
|Layer 5. MDPE||Low/High Density Polyethylene|
We do not stock any tubes – all tubes are made to order. Lead times for production and delivery are around 9-12 weeks from approval of pre-production samples. The type of tube you will need will depend on your formulation. Please check with your formulator which tube type you will require. We can match any PMS colour for tubes and caps and can print directly onto the tubes in any PMS colour, tube and cap finishes can be supplied in either matte or gloss.
Sizing is in mm from shoulder to end of tube (not including cap), specifications are for reference only and custom sizes are available