The product is made from
The packaging material is made from paper or plastic.
There are different methods used today for bleaching: ECF (elementary chlorine free, where chlorine dioxide is used, and TCF (totally chlorine free) where ozone, oxygen and hydrogen peroxide is used.
Virgin pulp fibers are produced out of softwood or hardwood. The wood is subject to chemical and/or mechanical processes where the cellulose fibers are separated out and lignin and other residuals are removed.
Bleaching is a cleaning process of the fibers and the aim is to achieve a bright pulp, but also to get a certain purity of the fiber in order to achieve the demands for hygiene products and in some cases to meet the requirements for food safety.
All chemicals (process aids as well as additives) are assessed from an environmental, occupational health and safety and product safety point of view.
To control product performance we use additives:
In most of our mills we do not add optical brighteners.
We do not use softeners for professional hygiene products.
High product quality is secured through quality and hygiene management systems throughout production, storage and transport.
In order to maintain a stable process and product quality the paper manufacturing process is supported by the following chemicals/ process aids:
To reuse broke we use:
In the cleaning of our waste water we use flocculation agents and nutritients for the biological treatment to secure that no negative impact on water quality comes from our mills.
This product is certified for FSC®.
Fulfilment of Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (94/62/EC): Yes
Date of issue: 27-07-2022
Revision date: 02-02-2024
This product is produced at Essity Professional Hygiene NA mill, US.
This product is mainly used for personal hygiene and can be collected together with household waste.
Essity North America Inc., Cira Centre, Suite 2600 2929 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA