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[SC Johnson] A registered trademark for a family of resealable plastic bags. Ziploc® bags are made from polyethylene. The bag openings have interlocking ridges that provide a liquid proof seal. Polyethylene is not an effective vapor barrier film. Additionally the Ziploc® bags have a thin layer of Release agent, such as an Amide wax, on the surface to keep the plastic surfaces from sticking.

Some brands are:

  • Ziploc® Double Guard™ Freezer Bags
  • Ziploc® EZ-Fill™ Bags
  • Ziploc® Brand Bags with Easy Zipper

Synonyms and Related Terms

Zip Loc (sp); Zip-Loc (sp)

Resources and Citations

SC Johnson: Ziploc®

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