Alchemy PP - Healthcare Packaging

HAT® Handy Active Tubes®

Tubes with flip-top cap and built-in desiccant


Clariant specializes in active and protective packaging solutions, including specialized containers incorporating unique adsorption qualities for pharmaceutical, diagnostics and medical device applications. HAT products can utilize our Advanced Desiccant Polymer which embeds desiccant directly into the plastic, adsorbing excess humidity and creating a dry package environment.

Adsorbing excess humidity and creating a dry package environment.

Clariant's HAT or Handy Active Tubes, are durable, rigid containers with a convenient flip-top cap and built-in desiccant. The HAT line of flip-top tubes is an ideal vial for diagnostic test strips, as well as pharmaceuticals such as effervescent tablets, chewables and lozenges. With benefits including:

  • Desiccant can be incorporated into the cap or directly into the polymer matrix to provide moisture protection.
  • The flip-top closure provides consumer appeal, ergonomics and likelihood of closure for prolonged protection.
  • HATs can be printed using 6-color offset printing for product information and branding.