Correct opening of bottles featuring flip-off tear-off seals

10 May 2022 | News, Tips & Tricks

We know that opening PureSperm bottles can be tricky if not performed the correct way the first time around.

Therefore, we thought it would be helpful to provide a short visual of what happens when the seal is pulled on an angle compared to the proper method of straight down during opening.

Please click here for a video

Kind regards,
Nidacon Team

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