Propylene-based Retortable Sealant Compositions And Applications
Patent #: 7,201,968
Inventor(s): Yves Trouilhet, Bernard Rioux, Jacques Andre and Sebastian Landeck
Company: E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company
A pouch comprising a multilayer film with at least one sealant layer has been issued a patent. The sealant layer comprises at least a copolymer of propylene and olefins. The copolymer has a melting point less than 155°C when measured according to ASTM D 3418. The sealant layer also includes at least a copolymer of ethylene and alkyl acrylate. The alkyl acrylate is present in an amount ranging from about one to less than nine weight percent, relative to the weight of the sealant composition.
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