InformationProvision of PPE and Wet Wipes to Help Combat the COVID-19 Coronavirus

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd.

We would like to express our deepest condolences to those who have lost loved ones to the COVID-19 coronavirus and also express our warm sympathy to those who have contracted the virus. We would also like to pay our heartfelt respect to the medical workers and many others who are doing their utmost to prevent the spread of the virus.

Nippon Paper Industries Co., Ltd. (President: Toru Nozawa) provides a range of essential products that allow people to live with peace of mind and, with the Covid-19 coronavirus continuing to spread and the state of emergency expanded to all of Japan, group companies are working together with the utmost care to continue supplying products through thoroughgoing implementation of measures to prevent infection.

Nippon Paper Crecia Co., Ltd. (President: Kazufumi Yamasaki), a group company which manufactures and sells household paper products and health care products, recently received a shipment of the following products and, given that medical supplies are currently in short supply as a result of the growing number of coronavirus cases, it decided to provide them to medical workers for use on the frontline.

1. Products to be provided

(1) KleenGuard A40 Coveralls

(Disposable coveralls providing PPE Category III protection to the levels specified for Type 5 & 6 by CEN; water pressure resistance: 1840 mm)

Total 12,500suits ; In addition to the supply to Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety through the Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), we also supply to the Nagasaki Prefectural Government, Hokkaido Prefectural Government, and other governmental agencies.

(2)CRECIA Antibacterial Wet Wipes 250 sheet bucket type

(EPA Group Ⅳ Quaternary Ammonium Compounds; Ag⁺ Antibacterial agent)

Recipient: Tokyo Metropolitan Government, 100 cases of wet towels and 100 cases of wet towel refills

Nippon Paper Crecia will determine the details of delivery such as the address and date and time of delivery in cooperation with each recipient.

The Nippon Paper Group will continue working to ensure a stable supply of products in the future and examine necessary measures to support society in cooperation with the government and industry groups aiming to bring an early end to the coronavirus outbreak.