Patent Number: 6,165,566

Title: Method for depositing a multilayer barrier coating on a plastic substrate

Abstract: The present invention is a plastic container coated with a multi-layer barrier coating. The multi-layer barrier coating is useful for providing an effective barrier against gas permeability in containers and for extending shelf-life of containers, especially plastic evacuated blood collection devices.

Inventors: Tropsha; Yelena G. (Chapel Hill, NC)

Assignee: Becton Dickinson and Company

International Classification: A61L 31/08 (20060101); B05D 7/00 (20060101); B05D 7/02 (20060101); B05D 7/24 (20060101); C08J 7/04 (20060101); C08J 7/00 (20060101); C23C 16/40 (20060101); G01N 1/00 (20060101); H05H 001/00 (); C23C 016/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017