FlexSHIELD paperboard barrier coating is a fully compostable lining that performs like poly. FlexSHIELD is a new aqueous-based barrier coating designed for use in folding carton applications, where scoring and folding often create major challenges. It is the first fully compostable product that provides polyethylene-like protection at an economical price point. Boxes treated with FlexSHIELD are FDA, CFIA and EUR compliant for direct food contact. This coating is a cost effective, sustainable alternative to PLA- or poly-based products as well as LDPE coated boards, paperboard . FlexSHIELD flexible coating provides an excellent barrier to water, oil and grease.