Printing and Packaging

Barrier performance

BASF offers a wide range of resins for functional and sustainable barrier effects.

Barrier effects include water, oil and grease resistance, MVTR, and migration for the production of paper products that satisfy functional and repulpability requirements.

Performance highlights

  • Products for various barrier needs
  • Reduced blocking tendency
  • Performance and repulpability in mill and converter operations
  • Rivals water and oil and grease resistance as compared to standard SA and SB latex

Sustainability highlights

  • Repulpable and recyclable solution to PE
  • Re-dispersable water based barrier resins
  • Low VOC and low odor resins
  • FDA approvals
  • Compostability certifications


A water-based, low-MVTR barrier coating product for paper and board packaging.

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