How to distinguish different types of tissue paper in the market?

Nowadays, tissue paper has been used widely, but consumers still have the habit of mixing the use of different types of tissue and not knowing the difference between the purpose of each. How many types of tissue in the market, and how different are they? Let’s find out in detail.

Picture 1 – How to distinguish tissues on the market
  • What is a Tissue Paper?

Tissue paper is usually thin, with low basis weight. In Vietnam, tissue paper normally describes the living paper products.

Tissu paper is made from pulp or virgin pulp, with variety of technologies. New technologies create safer and higher quality living paper products than older ones.

Currently on the market there are many products and brands of living paper, and E’mos is one among the top quality and prestige brands in the market, produced by the world’s most modern technology. You can visit this link to learn more about E’mos’s current products.

Picture 2 – Paper towels E’mos Vina Paper
  • Types of paper tissues on the market?

According to the purpose of use, we can divide the tissue paper into the following four main categories:

–  Toilet Tissue: Used in the toilet, bathroom, with soft, water-soluble characteristic

–  Kitchen Towel: Used in the kitchen (kitchen wipes, oil, grease) with good absorbency.

–  Napkin tissue: Used for various purposes whether you are at home, at office, in restaurant or hotel.


Picture 3 – Napkin Tissue

–  Facial Tissue: Used to wipe face, using as handkerchief and bring along while travelling as your daily must-have

  • What is the difference between Toilet and Napkin tissue?
Picture 4 – Napkin and Toilet tissue

In the current market, currenly there are many product lines of Tissue paper. Consumers often confuse or not distinguish the features of these product lines. In this article, we will take a closer look at the two most available tissue paper kinds in the market, namely toilet paper and napkin paper.

Toilet paper is usually produced from virgin pulp or pulp, in a form usually in rolls. The important feature of this paper is that it has to be soft and soluble in water. Therefore, consumers can throw and discharge straightly into toilet without causing the block.

Completely different from the toilet paper, Napkin paper is usually made 100% from virgin pulp, usually in the form of square towels. In contrast to the toilet paper, this kind of paper requires to be good toughness and absorbency to meet the diverse needs of use. Consumers should avoide throwing it into the toilet,which will cause a blockage.

In conclusion, to distinguish between Tissue and Napkin, you should pay close attention to the technical information shown on the packaging of the product, or ask the sales person for further advice.