The migration barrier prevents mineral oils and other harmful substances from leaching into foods packed in cardboard made from recycled fibers. Migration can be reduced by more than 90%. The product can be applied using conventional technology, which involves dispersion coating during the paper and cardboard manufacturing process. The materials are renewable, biodegradable and do not affect the recyclability of the cardboard or paper. The product is based on the natural carbohydrate xylan, which is isolated from agricultural byproducts.
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