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Child-Resistant Flat Pouches


Safety first. Seal your products in childproof packaging.

Children are a curious bunch – always poking around and picking things up. Make sure they don’t access harmful substances in your home by child-proofing your hazardous products with child- resistant flat pouches.

Print child-resistant flat pouches as an effective way to show your brand, protect your products, and increase sales. These also prevent children from accidentally ingesting potentially hazardous products so your customers can have some peace of mind while enjoying your products.

Child-resistant flat pouches offer protection for a vast range of products:

  • Supplements
  • Edibles
  • Dried Herbs and Flowers
  • Vaping and Tobacco Products
  • Detergent and Cleaning Products
  • Lawn and Garden

Flat pouch packaging also comes in a variety of sizes to hold different types of products:

Pouch Size Estimated Capacity
 4" x 6.5"  1/4 oz.
 5” x 8”  1/2 oz.
 5” x 8.5”  1/2 oz.
 6” x 9.5”  1 oz.

Note: The capacity are approximations only. 

Small flat pouches come in 4" x 6.5" size that are perfect for storing small items like single-serve snacks and spices or cosmetics such as lip balm and lipstick. .  

Medium flat pouches in 5" x 8" and 5" x 8.5" sizes can fit small electronic gadgets and medical devices perfectly inside. .  

Large child-resistant flat pouches in 6" x 9.5" size can store bulkier food items, accessories, and household cleaners..  


Tough Enough for Tots and Your Products

Child-resistant flat pouches don’t just keep toddlers away. The barrier films in these also help extend the shelf life of your products. This unique lamination protects your product from moisture, oxygen, and unwanted smell.

Our child-resistant flat pouches feature three types of barrier films that offer different levels of protection measured by the Oxygen Transfer Rate (OTR).

    • Low barrier films feature an OTR of 645.20
    • Moderate barrier films feature an OTR of 64.50
    • High barrier films feature an OTR of 0.5 to 0.65

    When choosing the best material for your child-resistant flat pouches, ensure that the level protection matches your products’ needs:

White Barrier Film Clear Barrier Film Metallized Barrier Film
Printing Full color Full color with window Full color metallic
White Ink Printing n.a. Yes, included Yes, optional
Average Thickness 4.6 mil. 4.6 mil. 3.1 mil
Construction 48ga. PET/3.0 mil. EVOH Coex/Ink/Laminate 48ga. PET/3.0 mil. EVOH Coex/Ink/Laminate 48ga. MET PET/1.5 mil. mLLDPE/Ink/Laminate
OTR (Oxygen Transfer Rate) <.05 <.05 <.08
Oxygen Protection
Moisture Protection
Light Protection
Dry Products
Liquid Products

Preserving Goods and First Impressions  

Child-resistant flat pouches don’t just serve as a protective container for your product. It also serves as a direct connection to your customer. 

Make the most out of your custom printed flat pouches. Create an attractive print that entices people to pick up your product. Start with setting up white ink layers for your design by selecting one of the following options: 

  1. Yes, everywhere except window.

    All images and text will be printed over white ink, making them opaque and easily readable. The window will remain clear to showcase product inside.

  2. No, all metallic. White areas show silver.

    All printed areas will be metallic. White areas on the file will show as silver.

  3. Yes, my artwork file has white ink layer.

    Your uploaded artwork will include a spot white color layer which we will follow. Choose this if your artwork has white text.

How to order.

Customize It
Select the size and material that suits your needs. With plenty of options for customization, you can create packaging exactly as you want them.
Upload It
Our downloadable templates are set up with proper bleeds and margins so you can use your favorite graphic design software to create your artwork file.
Approve It
Your print file will go through a 30-point review. We will show you an online proof before we print so you can be sure that your design will turn out as you imagine it.

Child-resistant Flat Pouches FAQs

A: Yes, our child-resistant flat pouches have been tested and certified by third-party agencies to meet federal test requirements provided by the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR 16, Part 1700) referenced by A.S.T.M. D3475. The closure on our flat pouches also meet the requirements for special packaging as indicated in the U.S. Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).

A: To know the shelf life of your product, it must undergo a series of tests conducted by a qualified testing company. It is advisable to contact an accredited shelf life testing lab before ordering child-resistant flat pouches.

A: You can use an impulse-heating machine to secure your products inside flat pouches. These can be purchased from reliable sources including,, and

A: You can send any of the following file formats: PDF, JPG, PNG, TIF, EPS, Illustrator.

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Child-resistant flat pouches templates.

Save time by using our free templates. Our templates have been setup with proper bleeds and margins, assuring your print job turns out accurate. To download, select a file type and click on the size below.

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