Small Tin Containers

FLY small tin containers come in a wide range of different shapes and sizes. Each small tin has been crafted out of 100% food-grade and BPA-free materials. They can be safely used to store any type of small items, such as cosmetics or foods. The small tins containers themselves come with rolled and round edges for safe usage and are seamlessly formed.

Our small metal tins are often used as cosmetic containers for cremes, lotions, and powders, they are quite popular in the make-up industry. Furthermore, they are often used as candle tins or to hold any type of high-grade item that needs premium wrapping. Many of our customers also use our small tin boxes for promoting products.

Subject to an MOQ, all our small tin containers can be colored and customized according to your branding needs. FLY tins have professional tin container manufacturers in China since the year 2008, we offer one-stop small tin container wholesale and bulk sales to our customers.

Small tins with lids

FLY small tins offer many types of lids to choose from. It depends on the usage of the tins. Such as spice tins always with a window lid or clear lid, candle tins with a slip lid, mint tins with a hinged lid or screw lid, and so on. The small metal tins with lids are often used in homes, offices, or even in cars. The small decorative tins with lids are good for sales and your own brand promotion. Below we list the most usage of our tins.

Screw on lids small metal tins

Screw on lids small tins are mostly common and classic tin containers. These round tin boxes are easy to use for storing a wide range of different goods. With their screw on top, these small containers allow you to seal them off tightly.  Thanks to these twist top, these tins can be tightly sealed off. The lid makes them easy to re-use multiple times as these tin boxes can be opened and closed as many times as you wish. 

The screw top tins always come with an EPE liner inside the lid. An EPE liner is soft padding that allows you to seal off your tin container more tightly as it keeps out air, light, and moisture. Thanks to this, the content of your tin cans stays fresh for a longer period of time. So you’ll be able to use these packaging materials to store any type of items including fresh goods such as foods and beverages. In today’s world, these tin boxes can most commonly be found in the cosmetic, food, and medicine industries.

Slip cover small tins

Slipcover small tins come with a slip lid, compared with a screw top lid, it is quite easy to open and close the lid by simply lifting them up, even kids can open it easily. This makes them convenient to use and reuse numerous times thanks to the fact that these tin boxes can be opened and closed as many times as you please.

Most slip cover tins are round, some are also rectangular. Classic slipcover tins are especially popular for holding makeup. The smaller sized tin boxes are commonly used for storing lotions, waxes, and creams. Additionally, they are also often filled up with herbs, coffee, or used as candle tins. Each tin has been crafted out of 100% food-grade and BPA-free materials,so they can be safely used.

window lid or clear lid small tins

As its name, window lid small tins come with a window lid, we also call it clear top or clear lid tin Containers. The lid is assembled with a transparent plastic cover that allows people to see what inside clearly so that you don’t need to open the lid and can quickly and easily find the items you need.

Thanks to their beautiful see-through caps, windowed tins treat you to a great way to display your goods. Clear top tins can often be found in the food or makeup industries. Here they are being filled up with colorful goods ranging from sweets and herbs to makeup. These tin containers are furthermore often used as home decorative tins when they are being filled up with wax lights. They are also used as spices tins in the kitchen.Because of their see-through caps, window tins do not come equipped with an EPE liner. As a result, they are less popular for holding fresh goods with a limited shelf life.

click lid small tin containers

Click lid tins may not so commonly used, but they do have special requirements by some customers. Click lid has three or four teeth on the lid and tin body. When you close the lid, need to press on it, and then it has the sound “puff”, which means the lid closes tightly.

It has a good feeling when you close the lid. The click lid small tins can also have an EPE liner inside. It’s good to store small things, such as mint, coins, candy, mini candles, needles and so on. Some rectangular hinged tin boxes also come with a click lid on the front side.

click lid tins
click lid tins

Small candle tins

Candle tins have been widely used in the candle industry for years, the capacity can be from 2 oz to 10 oz. Our small candle tins are great for travel & camping candles, they can be taken anywhere. It’s so convenient to use our small candle tins.

Candle tins are better than glass for beginning candle makers. Perfect for DIY candle making projects.

The fact that these small candle tins come with an air-tight lid makes them great for sealing off your wax light when not in use. And also with the seamless design, you don’t need to worry about any leakage. So our small tins are the most friendly packaging for candles.

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Small metal storage containers

Small metal storage containers are good to keep your things organized and easily accessible. These containers come in various sizes and styles. They are versatile for storing a wide range of items such as office supplies, craft materials, jewelry, and more.

Small metal storage containers are made from high-quality metal materials. They provide a secure and long-lasting storage option. The metal construction ensures that your items are protected from external elements such as moisture and pests.

Whether you need to store small tools in your workshop or keep your sewing accessories neatly organized, small metal storage tins are a practical and stylish solution. The sleek and compact design makes them ideal for fitting into tight spaces and shelves. It enlarges your storage efficiency.

Small metal storage containers and tins are not only practical but also add a touch of elegance to your storage area. Say goodbye to clutter and hello to an organized and tidy space with these reliable storage solutions.

spice tin containers

Small tins usage

Small tin containers can be used in many different ways. Although mostly used as packaging materials, these small aluminum tins are also often enjoyed by DIY enthusiasts and hobbyists. As a wrapping, our tin containers are used for multiple purposes, mostly depending on the volume of the tin can. The smaller sized tin cans are commonly used for holding cosmetics, spices, candy, candles, and so on. Thanks to their different top lid and EPE liner, these tin cans allow you to seal them off entirely. This makes them suitable for anything you can imagine. Below we will introduce the main purposes these tins are used for.

empty small tins for beauty products

The smaller sized tins with a volume between 5ml to 30ml are commonly used as beauty containers. Most often, these compact tin boxes will be filled up with beauty cosmetic products such as wax, cream, or lotion. Thanks to their re-closable tops, these small tins can be easily and safely carried in your purse or pocket without any leakage. Whereas the smaller tins are often used as lip gloss containers or lip balm containers, hair wax, or hand cremes.

smal cosmetic tin containers
smal cosmetic tin containers


The smaller sized tins with a volume between 1 oz to 10 oz are commonly used as spice tin containers. These modern storage tins are used for all your everyday spices like saffron, black pepper, rosemary, cumin, and more. Normally it always comes with a transparent window lid, without opening the lid, you can quickly and easily find the items you need. It’s a good storage tin for your kitchen, it also makes your kitchen clean and organized. It’s a good solution for the busy cook and saves more space for a small kitchen. What else makes these tins great is the fact that, after they are empty, the tin can be easily refilled by the end-user.

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spice tin containers
spice tin containers

Small Candy tins

The little tin boxes are also good to store candy. Not only kids but also adults like colorful tin boxes with colorful candy. The lids can be screw top, slipcover lids, or window lids, with their tight and easy to use lids, these candy tins are also great for holding sweets, chocolate, or cookies. The EPE liner makes sure that your treats stay fresh for a long period of time without losing any of their taste.

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candy tin containers
candy tin containers

Small cigar in tins

Small tins are good to store small cigars. Normally these small cigars are with a small cigar ring gauge, they are packed in 5 or 10 pieces in the small tins. The small tins are always in square or rectangular shapes and decorative with cigar brand logo and patterns. They are good to be sent as cigar gift boxes.

The small cigar in tins are good to put in your pocket, or suitcase, they are good for traveling. It’s so convenient to take them anywhere.

Small lip balm tins

Small lip balm tins are used to pack lip balm, they are good to put in your pocket, or suitcase, and they are good for traveling. It’s so convenient to take them anywhere.

Lip balm tins lids can have either slip cover or screw top or window lid. Lip balm users with this type of lib balm container must rub their finger on the lip balm inside, then apply it to their lips. These small tins are popular because they are typically the easiest type of lip balm packaging to fill. Small lip balm containers are also less expensive than other types of packaging, on average.

Small tins bulk and wholesale

The small tin containers or tin boxes come in all sizes and the capacity is from the smallest 0.17 oz to 15 oz. Different capacity tins have different usage. Small tins are especially common in the cosmetic industry, they are commonly used for storing lotions, waxes, and cremes. Besides, they are also used in countless other areas where they are meeting people’s basic packaging needs. Thanks to their unique design, these beautiful metal tins are popular in a wide range of different industries.

Tin boxes are among the most sustainable and widely used packaging materials today. All our small tin containers have been crafted out of high-end aluminum. They are extremely cheap, lightweight, and durable. Thanks to the fact that these containers can be reused many times, they are great for holding a wide range of goods. When equipped with an EPE liner inside the cap, these tin boxes can even keep out external air and moisture. It makes your tins a suitable wrapping for fresh goods such as foods and beverages.

FLYTINBOTTLE offers different types of small tins bulk and wholesale in China. We provide one stop door to door service with a small start quantity. We are always here and try to give the best service, price, and quality small tins to our customers all over the world.


  • HIGH QUALITY: Made from durable and lightweight aluminum material that will last a long time.
  • Safely designed: Smooth rounded edges and seamless design make them a pleasure to operate and will not catch on any objects and open unintendedly.
  • CONVENIENT: Types of screw lid, slipcover, window lid, and seal lid available. The lids are convenient to open and close. The small tins are easy to put anywhere.
  • PRACTICAL: Perfect as storage containers to keep small items like lip balm, jewelry, coins, mini candles, mints, pills, candy, herbs, cosmetics, nail art, and more! Great for portable use as stash boxes for your small items.
  • Customized: Personalize and decorate the boxes to your liking!
  • Recyclable: all our tins are made of recyclable materials, so they are 100% recyclable. What’s more, all our tins are corrosion resistant, and rustless.


ItemCapacity mlCapacity ozSize(DxH)ThicknessLid TypeTin shapeMOQ(pcs)
AL-55ml 0.17oz27x15mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-5W5ml0.17oz27x15mm0.25mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-88ml0.28oz35x16mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-10-110ml0.35oz35x18mm0.25mmSlip cover lidRound 2000
AL-10-210ml0.35oz36x19mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-15-115ml0.5oz40x16mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-15-1W15ml0.5oz40x16mm0.25mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-15-215ml0.5oz40x16mm0.25mmSlip cover lidRound 2000
AL-15-2C15ml0.5oz40x19mm0.25mmClick lidRound 2000
AL-20-120ml0.7oz44x33mm0.25mmSlip cover lidRound 2000
AL-20-220ml0.7oz38x24mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-25-125ml0.88oz50x17mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-25-225ml0.88oz45x18mm0.25mmSlip cover lidRound 2000
AL-25-2A25ml0.88oz45x18mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-25-2W25ml0.88oz45x18mm0.25mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-25-325ml0.88oz48x17mm0.25mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-30-130ml1oz50x20mm0.3mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-30-1W30ml1oz50x20mm0.3mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-30-1C30ml1oz50x24mm0.3mmClick lidRound 2000
AL-30-330ml1oz68x13mm0.3mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-3535ml1.23oz47x26mm0.3mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-4545ml1.58oz40x51mm0.3mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-50-150ml1.76oz50x32mm0.3mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-50-350ml1.76oz52x25mm0.3mmSlip window lid Round 2000
AL-50-450ml1.76oz45x36mm0.3mmSlip lidRound 2000
AL-60-160ml2oz68x26mm0.3mmScrew lidRound 2000
AL-60-1W60ml2oz68x26mm0.3mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-60-460ml2oz60x30mm0.3mmSlip lidRound 2000
AL-90-190ml3oz60x45mm0.3mmSlip lidRound 2000
AL-120-2120ml4oz 65x50mm0.3mmSlip lidRound 2000
AL-120-2W120ml4oz65x50mm0.3mmWindow lidRound 2000
AL-120-4120ml4oz65x50mm0.4mmScrew lidRound 2000

Please notice: the above lists are only parts of our small tin containers, for more detailed specifications, please check our catalog of tin containers in pdf.


FDA Certificate


The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation. All FLY large tins meet FDA standard and have REACH certificates.



REACH aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment through the better and earlier identification of the intrinsic properties of chemical substances. This is done by the four processes of REACH, namely the registration, evaluation, authorisation and restriction of chemicals. All FLY large tins meet REACH standard and have REACH certificates.

Food safe

Food safe means that a food-grade material is also suitable for its intended use and will not create a food-safety hazard.  All the tins in our company are made of aluminum or tinplate raw material which is food safe and recyclable. It is also coated in a food safe lacquer which makes it suitable packaging for confectionery and other food items.

What Are These Small Tin Containers Made Off?

Traditionally,tin containers were originally made of tin or tin-plated steel. Nowadays, however, tin plating has been replaced with cheaper alternatives. Most of the tin boxes found today are made out of durable and lightweight aluminum. This material is not only cheaper; it is also lighter in weight which brings along advantages while shipping your goods.

All our tin containers sold at FLY tins are made of aluminum that is rust-free and 100% recyclable. No need to worry about rust compare with tin or tin plates, even no need for any surface treatment protection, it is totally natural rustless. The products are made with 99.7% pure aluminum, aluminum is a totally recyclable raw material. The thickness of the aluminum tin plate comes from 0.25mm to 0.5mm, for our small tin containers, normally the thickness is 0.25mm,0.3mm, and 0.4mm.

0.3mm thickness aluminum tin plate
0.3mm thickness aluminum tin plate

Our Aluminum tins feature a premium seamless design. These seamless tins are 100% food-safe and BPA free. Additionally, our tin cans are corrosion resistant. This makes them suitable for holding both dry and wet products alike. Our tin boxes are produced by using recyclable materials. Thanks to this, they offer a sustainable and environmentally friendly way to store your items.

 Traditional empty cans with tin plating are still available; however, they are less popular among today’s customers due to the fact that they are more expensive and heavier in weight.  If you are interested in these, please contact us through e-mail or give us a call.

How are small tin containers made?

Small tin containers are made by stamping. It is continuously stamped by machine on the aluminum plate with molds assembled. And then after several process, like stretching, rolling teeth, rolling edge, knurling, and so on. All the processes are seamlessly finished only once, this is different with tin-plate tins.

The aluminum tins always with an EPE liner inside the cap, which makes the tins sealed to keep out external air and moisture.

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Small custom tin containers

FLY tins offer custom tin containers for our customers. Custom tins allow you to take your branding to the next level. With a set of custom made tins, you’ll be able to differentiate yourself from your competition. These small containers treat you to a cheap, attractive, and unique way to promote your brand and products. No matter the shapes of the tins, printing, or lids, we can all customize for our customers.

Custom printed small tin containers

Whether you’re looking for a single color or multi-color print, or for a simple paper etiquette – everything is possible. We can print the tins with your logo or printing pattern, printed tin containers are beautiful and good for your brand sales and promotion. If only one single color we suggest using silk screen printing or offset printing. For multi-color printing, normally we use offset printing, not only the lids but also the tin body can be printed. We also have an embossed logo or laser logo which is cheaper than printing.

custom colors small tin containers

The aluminum nature silver color is the basic and most used color for the small tin containers. But based on a small MOQ, we also accept black, gold, green, white, blue, red, or yellow small tin containers. Any customized Pantone color is acceptable.


FLY tins have many shapes of tins for you to choose from, either round tins, rectangular or square tins, we all have numerous sizes. But in case we don’t have the size that you need, don’t worry, we can customize it for you by opening a new mold or tooling. All our tins have been crafted out of a high-quality aluminum plate, the benefit of this material is that it is very easy to shape. Please contact us if you need a custom shape, send us your drawing or sample, then we can make the same for you.


There are many ways to buy small tins, you can buy them online directly, such as Amazon, Walmart, Etsy, and so on. However, if you want to buy bulk quantities and custom small tins, then you can consider contacting us directly, we will try to offer you the best quote.

There are many ways to buy small tins for lip balm, you can buy them online directly, such as Amazon, Walmart, Etsy, and so on. However, if you want to buy bulk quantities and custom small tins for lip balm, then you can consider contacting us directly, we will try to offer you the best quote.

The simple way to decorate a small tin box is using a label. For bulk quantity, you can consider custom labels, and printing on the small tin boxes. We can also accept embossing or debossing logo on the small tin boxes.

A small tin box is not expensive. The prices of the small tins depend on the quantity you need. If you only buy a few pieces of the small tins, we suggest you buy from Amazon, Walmart, and Etsy directly. If you are looking for bulk quantities with cheaper prices, then you can consider buying from us directly.

It is easy to open a small tin container. It depends on the lid type of the tin container. For a screw lid or window screw lid, you can unscrew the lid by its threads. For a slip lid, it is easy to pull up and down. For a click lid, it needs little strength to pull up and down. Generally, it is not difficult to open small tins.

The tins jam for a variety of reasons, sometimes product gets stuck in the top, or the top and bottom aren’t aligned perfectly so it gets stuck. Luckily, you can easily fix this problem and continue to use it

Instead of using your fingertips to unscrew the tin, use your PALMS. Your palms offer a better grip and a larger surface area for the tin to cling to, making it easier for you to unscrew the top.


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