UNE-EN ISO 17480:2019 Containers and packaging. Accessible design. Ease of opening

Exact name (in spanish): UNE-EN ISO 17480:2019 Envases y embalajes. Diseño accesible. Facilidad de apertura

Current update: June 26, 2019 (Equivalence with the international standard: EN ISO 17480:2018, ISO 17480:2015) (Overrides: UNE-CEN/TS 15945:2012 EX)

Approval date: June 26, 2019

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Spanish Standardization (UNE)

Issue: Products and services


This international standard provides requirements and recommendations related to the accessible design of packaging, focusing on ease of opening. It is applied to reclosable or non-reclosable containers, aimed at the consumer, that do not require the use of different mechanical means. This International Standard addresses design aspects related to ease of opening, including the location of the opening. The opening methods and evaluation techniques, both based on instrumentation and those carried out by users. This international standard is primarily intended for packaging designers, developers and testers and will also be useful to other disciplines.

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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