Patent Number: 8,721,920

Title: Oxygen scavenging compositions and packaging comprising said compositions

Abstract: The instant invention concerns a composition comprising a base polymer, at least one compound of the formula E-(L-E).sub.x wherein: E is ##STR00001## and L is a linking group; and at least one transition metal in a positive oxidation state. The invention also concerns packages containing walls comprising such compositions, methods of forming such packages, and methods of packaging an oxygen-sensitive item within such a package.

Inventors: Deshpande; Girish Nilkanth (Willowbrook, IL), Govindarajan; Venkat (Naperville, IL), Rost; John M. (Orland Park, IL), Silverman; Alan (Washington Crossing, PA)

Assignee: Plastipak Packaging, Inc.

International Classification: C06B 23/00 (20060101); C06B 43/00 (20060101); C09K 3/00 (20060101); C08C 19/00 (20060101); C08F 8/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018