07375154 is referenced by 64 patents and cites 85 patents.

This invention relates to a polyester/polyamide blend having an excellent gas barrier property. More particularly, the present invention relates to combinations of a polyethylene terephthalate polymer and a polyamide polymer having an excellent gas barrier property and short oxygen scavenging induction periods, where the polyamide polymer has a C:A terminal group concentration ratio of 2:1 or more and a C+A terminal group concentration of at least 0.17 meq/g of polyamide polymer, wherein C represents a cumulative total of a terminal carboxyl group concentration and a terminal hydrocarbyl group concentration expressed in meq/g of polyamide, and A represents a terminal amine group concentration expressed in meq/g of polyamide.

Title
Polyester/polyamide blend having improved flavor retaining property and clarity
Application Number
11/5288
Publication Number
7375154 (B2)
Application Date
December 6, 2004
Publication Date
May 20, 2008
Inventor
Benjamin Bradford Gamble
Kingsport
TN, US
Mark Edward Stewart
Kingsport
TN, US
Steven Lee Stafford
Gray
TN, US
Agent
Jennifer R Knight
Bernard J Graves Jr
Assignee
Eastman Chemical Company
TN, US
IPC
C08L 77/00
C08L 67/00
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