Plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard
Plastic-free eco-barrier board

MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB

​MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is a fully coated eco-barrier paperboard with a medium barrier against grease and moisture. It's lightweight, plastic-free and can be recycled in paper or paperboard waste streams according to local recycling schemes. MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is the brightest OBA-free board on the market, with excellent printability.

It is made without fluorochemicals and optical brighteners (OBA) making it suitable for direct food contact globally. MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is available in a basis weight range of 195–320 g/m² (12–22.5 PT).

MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is biodegradable and can be composted industrially and at home. The industrial compostability certification complies with DIN EN 13432 and ASTM D6400 standards while the home compostability certification complies with NF T 51-800 - all DIN CERTCO certificates


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MetsäBoard Prime FBB EB is recommended for:

  • Food service
  • Fresh food
  • Dry food
  • Other end-uses that require barrier properties

Product specifications

Specification language
Product nameMetsäBoard Prime FBB EB
Product descriptionFully coated paperboard with plastic-free eco-barrier providing medium grease and moisture resistance, hard sized, OBA-free, free from fluorinated chemicals
End usePackages for selected food service, Fresh food, Dry food
Printing methodOffset, Flexo, Digital printing
Food contactEU Regulation (EC) No 1935/2004, GB9685, GB4806.8, USFDA21CFR§176.170*, USFDA21CFR§176.180*
MillMetsä Board Kyro
Paper profileMetsäBoard Prime FBB EB (pdf)
*Please contact Metsä Board for details of country-specific restrictions and/or limitations.
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Technical informationSelect unit :
Grammage g/m² 195210220230245265280320
Bending stiffness CD mNm
Bending stiffness MD mNm 7.89.711.013.516.520.223.328.9
Thickness μm 305330355385415455485565
Moisture content %
Smoothness top  <1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5<1.5
Brightness top % 8585858585858585
Off-flavour (Robinson test)  <1<1<1<1<1<1<1<1
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