Graham Packaging Plastics creates 200-ml PET bottle for England-based pharmaceutical manufacturer Thornton & Ross' popular Hedrin head-lice treatment; new bottle replaces smaller HDPE bottle

LOS ANGELES , July 16, 2012 () – Chalgrove, England-based Graham Packaging Plastics Ltd. has created a new 200-ml polyethylene terephthalate bottle for Thornton & Ross Ltd.'s Hedrin head lice brand, according to a July 16 report from Packaging Europe.

Thornton & Ross have already been using Graham Packaging's high-density polyethylene bottle in a smaller size for their flagship delouser, but decided it was time for an upgrade to the larger PET 200-ml bottle, using a specific mixture to improve bottle handling and performance on the filling line.

Thornton & Ross is one of the largest independent pharmaceutical manufacturers in the U.K., and have been using Graham Packaging Plastics' products for more than a decade. When the company was searching for a supplier for new packaging for Hedrin, choosing Graham Packaging seemed a natural choice.

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire-based Thornton & Ross supplies health care products, disinfectants, and household products. Hedrin is said to be the first non-pesticide to gain a license in the U.K. for the eradication of head lice. Hedrin has no smell and is not harsh on the skin or hair.

The primary source of this article is Packaging Europe, Norwich, England, on July 16, 2012.


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