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OTC products (also known as over the counter products) which can be sold out without prescription by pharmacist or chemist. OTC products cover a wide range of different product natures and therefore multiple physical differences: Viscous, very foamy, small doses, medium size and small bottles to dispense the product in drops or spray, etc. This range of products also includes cosmetics, food supplements and Ayurvedic/Herbal products, multivitamins, pain gels, fungal infection creams, mouth washing, eyedrops, nasal sprays, etc.
These liquids come in various formulations to treat a wide range of ailments and health conditions. While the specific physical properties of OTC liquids can vary depending on their intended use and active ingredients, they share some common characteristics.
The viscosity of OTC liquids can vary, ranging from watery and thin (e.g., cough syrups) to thicker and more viscous (e.g., antacids).
Certain OTC liquids may contain suspended particles to ensure even distribution of active ingredients throughout the solution.
Some OTC liquids may contain alcohol as a solvent or preservative.
OTC bottles are available in various sizes to cater to different consumer needs and usage preferences. Manufacturers and brands are exploring innovative packaging solutions to meet consumer needs and preferences while adhering to industry regulations.
Manufacturers and brands are exploring innovative closure solutions to enhance product performance, ensure safety, and meet consumer preferences. Today we can find multiple type of closures in the market, depending on the nature of the liquid: child-proof closures, easy-open closures, tamper-evident, flip-top, push-button dispensers, dosing pumps, screw-on caps, etc.
In 1986 Antonio Mengibar, founder of our company, built the first flowmeter based Filling Machine to give a solution to one of his customers main concern (OTC and Serum Manufacturer): Every few thousand of hours maintenance staff had to replace the seals in the piston pumps to keep the accuracy of the Filling Machines. Where did the missing polymer (waste) go? Then the answer was clear… in every single bottle of Serum.At that time Filling Machines for small bottles used Piston Filling Technology. It was a must to research an alternative solution. Antonio Mengibar accepted the challenge and developed a new technology used today in many Filling Machines.
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ATEX is a European Union directive from the European Committee for Standardization that covers “equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres.”