Valspar Sourcing patents coating composition for food or beverage can

December 4, 2012

U.S. 8,173,265 B2
Valspar Sourcing, Inc. has been granted a parent for an article comprised of a body portion or end portion of a food or beverage can comprised of a metal substrate.  The food or beverage can  coating composition is disposed on an inside surface thereon comprised of an emulsion polymerized latex polymer that is substantially free of bound bisphenol A and aromatic glycidyl ether compounds and it is comprised of the reaction production of an ethylenically unsaturated monomer component batch polymerized in the presence of an aqueous dispersion of a polymer salt, wherein the ethylenically unsaturated monomer component is comprised of a mixture of monomers that includes at least one oxirane functional group-con