Patent Number: 6,254,946

Title: Oxygen-absorbing component, oxygen absorbent package and oxygen-absorbing multilayered body containing same

Abstract: An oxygen-absorbing composition comprising (a) a powdery or particulate crosslinked polymer containing carbon-carbon unsaturated bonds and having a high heat resistance and being easy to grind due to crosslinked structure, and (b) a catalyst. The oxygen-absorbing composition can be used in a dry state and can be utilized in an oxygen absorbent package. An oxygen-absorbing multilayered body can be formed from the oxygen-absorbing composition. A sheet or a film oxygen-absorbing multilayered body can be made from the oxygen-absorbing composition.

Inventors: Hirata; Masukazu (Ibaraki-ken, JP), Otsu; Kazuhiro (Chiba-ken, JP), Mabuchi; Yoshinori (Aichi-ken, JP), Kimura; Noriyuki (Saitama-ken, JP), Seki; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.

International Classification: A23L 3/34 (20060101); A23L 3/3436 (20060101); C09K 015/00 (); B29C 051/00 (); B27N 022/00 (); B29D 022/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018