Plastic Package Opener

By Slitit

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This plastic package opener does a better job tackling frustrating packaging, like clamshells and blister packs, with a super tough stainless steel blade. The curved handle protects your hand from sharp edges and the blade when you use it. Line it up, push or pull, and get to the good stuff faster.

  • Materials: Stainless steel, ABS plastic
  • Instructions: Position curved edge of cutting blade at a point just inside sealed edge of plastic package. Grip package with other hand near insertion point of cutting blade. Push the Slitit through and along the edge of the package. Can be used in a push or pull motion
  • Helps prevents injuries when opening packaging
  • Innovative design enables a balanced cutting action that guides and glides through the toughest plastic packages
  • Tubular handle safely contains cutting remnants
  • Blade is permanently molded into the durable handle, guaranteed not to bend or break
  • Contoured cutting edge optimizes surface contact, maximizing cutting performance
  • Cutting blade will not corrode
  • Please Note: Keep out of reach of children
  • For ages 10+
  • Made in China
  • Dimensions: 5" x 1.2" x 1"
  • Weight: 0.1 lb

21 Reviews (3.6 out of 5 Grommets)

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Love it!!!!

6/19/2019 by Sherry

Very easy to use and it works!!!



6/16/2019 by Cheryl

I love this because I’m so tired of trying to open up plastic packages without cutting myself. This really works well!


Works great

6/15/2019 by Rebecca

Blister packs are a pain to open and this has worked very well.


No more cut fingers

6/15/2019 by Barry

A dream for a former struggler with those horrible plastic packages


Easy to use

6/15/2019 by Cyndy

I love this, I finally have something to open up those darn plastic packages!! Easy to use!

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About Slitit

The Cutting Edge

The Slitit clamshell opener was born out of frustration, a word often used when talking about this tricky type of plastic packaging. Maker Caitlin Schwartz struggled to open a packaged hair straightener and even injured herself in the process. She paired up with her sister Kirsten—a fellow fine artist—and their mechanical engineer father to create a better-working and safer solution.

Slitit’s stainless steel blade is molded into a contoured, tubular handle. This design choice was a deliberate one. The handle gives you a good grip on the task at hand, plus it protects your actual hands from cut plastic shards while you’re slicing away. Best of all, this cutter is simple to use. Just line it up, push or pull along the problematic packaging, and rejoice at how much easier that was.