valPure® non-BPA Coatings
Learn about our next-generation, high-performance non-BPA coating solutions
Specifically engineered to anticipate the future, valPure delivers the performance characteristics you already demand for your most complex packaging processes and designs. The valPure family of products includes coating technology platforms for most light metal packaging food and beverage container applications.
valPure coatings are backed by the industry’s most extensive research and problem-solving capability. Every year, we invest millions of dollars in an international network of laboratories. These facilities, filled with testing and analytical equipment, are staffed with experienced scientists and technicians devoted exclusively to packaging coatings, who can work in concert with you to develop new products, achieve regulatory compliance, solve manufacturing problems and validate your existing food packaging products and processes. To date Sherwin-Williams has been awarded 49 non-BPA patents and 39 FCNs (Food Contact Notifications from the FDA).
Sherwin-Williams is a leader in the industry, with more than 400 patents including 49 non-BPA* patents, proven expertise in navigating the regulatory landscape and a body of highly engaged stakeholders. Sherwin-Williams has unmatched capabilities and expertise in non-BPA coatings, with 35 non-BPA regulatory approvals – the most in the industry.
FDA and EFSA’s safety review of scientific evidence continues to support the safety of current BPA usage in food containers and packaging. However, consumer and brand owner demand for non-BPA coatings is growing, and regulatory restrictions have limited the geographies and uses for BPA-containing coatings.
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*Non-BPA - This designation indicates that the coating technology is based on polymeric components that are not derived from Bisphenol A.