Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Sanitary Paper – History, Types and Uses

Sanitary Paper
Sanitary Paper, also widely known are actually a tissue paper that are used for removing fecal material from the anus. These are also utilized after urination for cleaning remaining droplets of urine from genitals. Experts of medical industry has analyzed that using sanitary paper can prevent growth of bacteria and many other harmful micro organism which are responsible for various diseases such as uterus cancer, skin infection, itching etc.

Sanitary Tissues are not just for bathroom sanitation but also for removing makeup, small bathroom cleaning chores, wiping up spills and nose care.

How Sanitary Paper are Produced?

Highly soft, skin friendly and absorbent, Sanitary Papers are produced from bleached kraft pulps along with little refining of the stock. Generally virgin paper, which is made with the combination of approximately 30% softwood and 70% hardwood is used for production of sanitary tissues. Such ultra soft paper are produced following creping process in which a layer of paper is dried on a cylinder and then scraped off using metal blade. This technique highly softens the paper but make it weak and completely disintegrate in water.

Types of Sanitary Paper

Today, most of the girls like us cannot even imagine our lives without toilet paper. With the rising demands & excellent business scopes, various Sanitary Paper manufacturers are offering a broad variety of these. Sanitary use paper is available in the local market as well as online portals in a variety of patterns, textures and decorations. This specially made sanitation paper is widely demanded by girls in the scented as well as moistened form.

You can also pick the best toilet tissue from the market in a range of roll of rough to smooth surface. Toilet papers are demanded by clients as per their plies types, which comes is available in 1-ply to 4- (or more-) ply form. 1 ply sanitary paper is made with single layer of stacked sheet and 2 ply means that it is produced by bonding two layers of sheets together.

Some other options you can find while buying Sanitary Paper include color, width & roll length, softness, fragrances etc.


Sanitary purpose papers was first developed by renowned British Perforated Paper Company around 1880. Before its invention, people were using sponges on sticks by keeping it in salt water, sand, powdered brick, scrap of news paper, books & magazines for sanitary cleaning purposes.

When the first Sanitary Paper roll was made it was made available in the market in a square shaped box. For years, it has remained a "unmentionable" named product as at that time ladies were often embarrassed to ask for it by name. Today, it has been over 120 years of its formation, a wide variety of its is available in the market including embossed, scented and colored.

Some Slags that are Used For Sanitary Papers

  • Arsewipe
  • Bathroom/Toilet Tissue
  • Bog Roll
  • Bum Wad
  • Bumf
  • Dunny Roll/Paper
  • Loo Roll/Paper
  • Tissue
  • Toilet Paper
  • TP