Patent Number: 6,254,804

Title: Oxygen scavengers with reduced oxidation products for use in plastic films

Abstract: An oxygen scavenger composition, for use in or with plastics materials, includes a polymer or oligomer having at least one cyclohexene group or functionality. The composition produces only low levels of volatile or extractable (from a plastics material in which it is incorporated) products as a consequence of oxygen scavenging.

Inventors: Matthews; Andrew E. (Greer, SC), Depree; Craig (Palmerston North, NZ)

Assignee: Cryovac, Inc.

International Classification: C08F 8/00 (20060101); C08K 5/00 (20060101); B01J 020/26 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018