How to use

Getting the Most Out of Your Pac ‘N Vac Products

The benefits of Pac N’ Vac vacuum food storage containers

Using your Pac ‘n Vac vacuum food storage containers


1. Place food in container


2. Close lid and fold down lid clips


3. Press the unique vacuum button closed


4. Push down on either side of the vacuum button 2 or 3 times


5. Store as per normal


6. Before opening box, open the vacuum button



Microwaving? Ensure vacuum button is OPEN.


Dishwashing? Always wash lids on top rack of dishwasher and ensure vacuum button is CLOSED.

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Safety and cleaning

  • Fresh and perishable foods should always be stored in a fridge or freezer.
  • Always abide by the product’s expiry date and handling recommendations.
  • Do not use containers in conventional ovens, under a grill, in a broiler, on a hob or in a convection oven.
  • Caution – containers may retain heat when cooking in a microwave.
  • Allow foods to cool before vacuum sealing.
  • Before first use, wash with warm, soapy water, rinse and dry all parts completely.
  • If dishwashing, place lids on top rack of dishwasher and ensure vacuum button is closed
  • Do not use abrasive cleaners

WARNING: contains small parts (button valve) which may present choking hazard to children.


Mending the seal

Mending the valve

If the container won’t maintain a seal:

  • Make sure vacuum button is in closed position.
  • Check silicone vent and vacuum indicator are seated properly and check for holes, cracks or tears. Replace if necessary.
  • Check silicone seal around outer edge of lid making sure it is aligned correctly, clean and fits snugly in place.

Silicone vent and vacuum indicator seating properly


Silicone vent and vacuum indicator not seating properly


Top: lid seal corner not seating properly – ensure it fits exactly within the corner cutouts (bottom picture)


Top: lid seal not seating properly – ensure it fits smooth and flush in its channel (bottom picture)

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