Gerstar™ Mo is a barrier paper developed to prevent mineral oil migration into food. Its primary use is for dry food flexible packaging such as biscuits, crisp bread or dehydrated foods. It enables to develop sustainable packaging offering maximum consumer food safety.
Made from virgin fibres and suitable for direct food contact, Gerstar™ Mo provides primary packaging with an excellent mineral oil (MOSH-MOAH*) barrier. It also prevents cross contamination coming from secondary packaging. This barrier paper helps the food packaging industry to meet the increasing health and safety expectations of the market while maintaining high standards of performance.
Printable in helio and flexo, this excellent barrier paper delivers top quality printing results and perfectly supports any brand messages. Suitable for lamination, extrusion/coating, varnishing and hot & cold seal, Gerstar™ Mo is recommended for bags, sachets, pouches and wrappers. Gerstar™ Mo is a one-side coated paper available in 50 g/m² and over.
*MOSH-MOAH: Mineral Oil Saturated Hydrocarbons – Mineral Oil Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Related news, press release published 23 Feb. 2017:
Munksjö launches Gerstar™ Mo, a barrier paper to prevent mineral oil migration into food
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