Cortec Offers Water-based Barrier Coated EcoShield Packaging Paper

EcoShield is made from high quality recycled paper and coated with a water-based barrier coating.

July 14, 2014 - Cortec Corp. presents its latest packaging solution, EcoShield® Paper & Linerboard — a biobased, economical, environmentally friendly paper that is fully recyclable and repulpable.

EcoShield is made from high quality recycled paper and coated with a water-based barrier coating. According to Cortec, this environmentally safe product also shows excellent oil and grease resistance perfectly combining moisture barrier properties and oil and grease resistivity into one step.

In addition, EcoShield is in compliance with FDA regulations under 21 code of Federal Regulations for food contact. It can be used in applications where direct or indirect food contact may occur. The packaging product also displays a greatly reduced Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate (MVTR). It is non-toxic, non-irritating, nitrite and amine free and does not contain any silicones, chromates, other heavy metals or toxic products, Cortec said.

The product was tested according to the Fibre Box Association's Voluntary Standard for Repulpability and showed excellent performance.

To learn more please visit: www.cortecvci.com.

SOURCE: Cortec Corp.