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Bottles and Jars
An assortment of consumer products packaged in bottles and jars Many individuals with arthritis experience difficulty opening and using product containers such as jars, beverage bottles, and pill bottles. These types of product containers vary in size, weight, shape, texture, safety seal design, and operating force requirements. Each of these container characteristics affects users' experiences with the product, especially for users who suffer from the symptoms of arthritis. As a result, users with arthritis may be unable to use certain products, or may experience considerable pain and difficulty during use. Therefore, it is important to consider ease of use when designing bottles and jars, in order to improve the user experience for users with arthritis, and as a result, for all users.

Spray Containers
An assortment of consumer products packaged in spray containers Many individuals with arthritis experience difficulty operating product containers such as trigger sprayers, fingertip sprayers, pump sprayers, and aerosol spray cans, which are collectively referred to as "spray containers." These types of product containers vary in size, weight, shape, texture, dispensing mechanism, and operating force requirements. Each of these container characteristics affects users' experiences with the product, especially for users who suffer from the symptoms of arthritis. As a result, users with arthritis may be unable to use certain products, or may experience considerable pain and difficulty during use. Therefore, it is important to consider ease of use when designing spray containers, in order to improve the user experience for users with arthritis, and as a result, for all users.

Squeeze Containers
An assortment of consumer products packaged in squeeze containers Many individuals with arthritis experience difficulty opening and using product containers such as squeeze tubes and squeeze bottles, which are collectively referred to as "squeeze containers." These types of product containers vary in size, weight, shape, texture, safety seal design, and operating force requirements. Each of these container characteristics affects users' experiences with the product, especially for users who suffer from the symptoms of arthritis. As a result, users with arthritis may be unable to use certain products, or may experience considerable pain and difficulty during use. Therefore, it is important to consider ease of use when designing squeeze containers, in order to improve the user experience for users with arthritis, and as a result, for all users.