19 November 2012

Procter and Gamble files patent for eco-friendly package invention

The patent includes the invention of a flexible barrier package with a sealant that contains biobased content of about 85%

The package includes a sealant, a first tie layer coating the sealant, and an outer substrate laminated to the sealant via the first tie layer. The sealant has a thickness of about 1μιη to about 750μιη and a biobased content of at least about 85%, said P&G in the patent.

The first tie layer, coating the sealant, includes an adhesive with a thickness of about 1μιη to about 20μιη, and optionally having a biobased content of at least about 95%, it added.

…Full Text: http://www.foodproductiondaily.com/Packaging/P-G-files-patent-for-eco-friendly-package-invention

Tags: sustainability, virgin polymer, lamination, renewable resources, cosmetics, skin care products

Source: FoodProduction Daily, 2012-11-19.

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