Patent Number: 6,255,248

Title: Oxygen scavenging composition with improved properties and method of using same

Abstract: A composition capable of scavenging oxygen composed of (i) a copolymer of, at least, ethylene and a strained, cyclic alkylene, preferably cyclopentene; (ii) a transition metal catalyst; (iii) preferably, a photoinitiator; and (iv) optionally, a polymeric diluent.

Inventors: Bansleben; Donald A. (Columbia, MD), Opuszko; Slawomir (Duncan, SC), Speer; Drew V. (Simpsonville, SC)

Assignee: Cryovac, Inc.

International Classification: A23L 3/34 (20060101); A23L 3/26 (20060101); A23L 3/3436 (20060101); A23L 3/28 (20060101); B01J 031/06 (); C08F 032/00 (); B65D 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 07/03/2018