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Oil- and water-resistant coatings for paper FILLHARMO ™

In the age of plastic-free packaging, we offer packaging solutions that are safe and maintain deliciousness for a long time.

Environment surrounding packaging containers

Movement away from plastics

1. Promotion of greenhouse gas reduction through COP (Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change)

  • 2016 COP21 Paris Agreement: Greenhouse gas emissions reduction target set, Japan aims to reduce by 46% by 2030 compared to 2013 (from a report on April 22, 2021)
  • 2018 COP24: Determine specific measures to implement the 2020 Paris Agreement

⇒Not only global companies but also all domestic companies are required to respond.

2. plastic waste problem

Approximately 80% goes to landfill, only 9% goes to recycling, and the rest ends up in the ocean. In addition, approximately 36% of all plastic production is said to be packaging containers [UNEP (United Nations Environment Program) report]

⇒The world is paying attention to the packaging industry's efforts to reduce plastic waste.

Chemical substance regulations in Japan and the world

1. Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare launches positive list system for food packaging equipment and packaging containers

*Promulgated on April 28, 2020

⇒We are entering an era where greater safety is required for food packaging equipment and containers.

2. Regulation of fluorine compounds in the United States

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a proposed regulatory decision that includes regulations for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) in drinking water.

⇒Regulations on fluoride are becoming stricter worldwide.

Features of FILLHARMO® ™

Issues with paper packaging

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  • Oil and water from food seeps out and stains your hands.
  • Concerns about safety due to direct contact with food, including compliance with the Food Sanitation Act
  • Because it's paper, it can't be heat-fused.

The solution can be solved by the ™ of FILLHARMO (FILLHARMO), an oil- and water-resistant coating for food-contactable paper

Features of FILLHARMO® ™

  1. Coating paper improves oil and water-based.
    *Products with heat sealing properties are also available.
  2. Compared to polyethylene laminate, plastic can be reduced.
  3. We have a lineup of products that comply with food regulations.
    Revised Food Sanitation Law (Japan), US FDA (§176.170), China GB (9685-2016)
  4. This is a highly safe, non-hazardous water-based coating agent that does not use fluorine-based materials.
  5. Appropriate breathability prevents stuffiness and maintains the freshness of food.
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Example of use in packaging containers

Example 1: Reduction of polyethylene in paper polyethylene packaging

Reducing polyethylene in paper polyethylene packaging

*Detailed information on CO 2 reduction quantity can be found in the downloadable materials.

Example ②: Converting plastic packaging to paper containers

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It is also used for things other than food packaging containers.

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Product Lineup

composition acrylic Styrene/acrylic
Oil and water-based
Heat sealability
FDA §176.170
Characteristics  Heat sealability Oil and water-based


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