When using IF YOU CARE Parchment Paper and Baking Paper no greasing is necessary. The paper has been coated with silicone – a non-organic natural product – on both sides. Many parchment papers are coated with quilon. Quilon is a chemical containing chrome – a heavy metal – which when incinerated becomes toxic and leaves trace elements. The reason for the majority of parchment paper to be quilon-coated is the cost, which is substantially lower than silicone. So, in order to be , the paper should be silicone-coated.