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Table 1 Oxygen permeability of nanocellulose film compared to those made form commercially available petroleum based materials and other polymers

From: High performance green barriers based on nanocellulose

Material Oxygen permeability (cc.μm/m2.day.kPa) References, conditions
CNF 0.6 [35], at 65% RH
CNF (carboxymethylated) 0.0006 [27], at 0% RH
CNF (carboxymethylated) 0.85 [27], at 50% RH
Cellophane 0.41 [46], at 0%RH
PVdC 0.1-3 [47], at 50% RH
Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) 0.20 [47], at 0% RH
EVOH 0.01-0.1 [47], at 0% RH