The aerosol package has numerous advantages not duplicated by non-aerosol alternatives. Aerosols are suited to a wide variety of products. They can dispense a foam, a paste, a wet or dry spray, and even a gel or cream.
In come cases, aerosols are the most effective packaging for a product, as they:
Aerosols can even do the difficult and unusual! They can dispense medicines or other products in doses as small as 50gm, they can jet product long distances - for example in garden or wasp sprays, while one-shot (or 'total release') valves can empty cans in one go.
Aerosols perform consistently, from the first spray until the very last.
They are leak proof, won't spill or evaporate and have a long shelf life.
Aerosols are always ready to use at the touch of a button. They need no mixing or measuring, and are easy to store and handy to use.
It is possible to recycle all empty aerosols as they are made from tinplated steel, aluminium and (sometimes) glass. Read more on how to recycle your aerosols.