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Plastic Package Opener

Independent Maker
Underrepresented Entrepreneur

Full Details

  • 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
  • Use on plastic only for best results. Not intended for use on cardboard
  • Please note: Keep out of reach of children
  • Made in China
Stainless steel, ABS plastic
5" x 1.2" x 1"
0.1 lb
Independent Maker
Underrepresented Entrepreneur


4 avg. (45 reviews)

Easy Off Pakaging
10/10/2019 by Tricia
Works very well on plastic wrapped items. No more struggling to open pakages
works better than most
09/26/2019 by Julie
I have purchased other gadgets that claim to be able to prevent the struggle we all have with plastic-trapped items. They didn't work too well, and I have been stabbed by jagged plastic bits all too often. Once you get the hang of it, this really does zip right up and down and across the edges to free your imprisoned purchase. But getting it lined up is a little frustrating and sometimes difficult, so that's why only four stars.
08/25/2019 by Dorothy
That opens these hard plastic coverings
Ease of use
08/22/2019 by Lilia
It is easy to use.
08/14/2019 by Cynthia
This is great for me. I have really delicate skin and HATED when something was packaged in HARD PLASTIC. Thanks for such a useful, easy solution!
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Plastic Package Opener

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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.


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. more Their Story