# Can marks for deposited soda containers

#### BMorse

Joined Sep 26, 2009
2,675
I have been working on a project for work, and I needed to know from other members that do not reside in Michigan if they have seen these types of mark on the bottom of aluminum soda or beer cans... if anyone has seen this mark (shown circled in red in the pics) please post a picture of it on here and what state you are in, especially if the can has an imprint on the top that says MI 10c ..... This is really Important to the the refinement of Michigan's deposit Laws, and to help deter fraudulent redemption's here in our State... so any input from members would be truly appreciated...

PS. the title is supposed to say containers... a little dyslexic this morning... (Thanks for the fix Bertus )
B. Morse

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#### gerty

Joined Aug 30, 2007
1,301
Tn doesn't have those markings, nor do we have a deposit on cans.

#### JoeJester

Joined Apr 26, 2005
4,390
I see one was a coke ... what were the other two brands?

#### beenthere

Joined Apr 20, 2004
15,819
No such on Coke or Dr. Pepper here in Missouri.

#### BMorse

Joined Sep 26, 2009
2,675
Tn doesn't have those markings, nor do we have a deposit on cans.

It doesn't matter if the state you are in has a deposit law or not, I just wanted to see how wide spread this particular marking are on these items...

#### BMorse

Joined Sep 26, 2009
2,675
I see one was a coke ... what were the other two brands?
They should be on almost all major brands, Pepsi, Coke, 7-Up... or should I say, the mark is supposed to be only for cans bought and sold in MI. but my father was just down in Texas and he said he seen a few cans labeled with the MI 10C mark and the marking on the bottom... I just wanted to try and verify this.

B. Morse

#### maxpower097

Joined Feb 20, 2009
816
Florida Coke Original and Sprite Zero do not have that mark. Just a date code like:

MAR1411ORC
18421

Also its going to depend on the distributers. Coke has hundreds of them all across the country. So when you have too many produced in MN, they will ship them where they don't have enough like texas, etc.... I would imagine you will find them spread out all around the country. But only in small batches as emergency stock.

#### Wendy

Joined Mar 24, 2008
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None here. I'm loopy from lack of sleep, I thought the pictures were engraved "000" until I clicked on the images.

#### BMorse

Joined Sep 26, 2009
2,675
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Also its going to depend on the distributers. Coke has hundreds of them all across the country. So when you have too many produced in MN, they will ship them where they don't have enough like texas, etc.... I would imagine you will find them spread out all around the country. But only in small batches as emergency stock.

B. Morse