It was shiny on one side and slightly rougher on the other. It smelt very like disinfectant. In our house there was a limit on how many sheets you could use! This is one part of the past that I have absolutely no desire to revisit!!!!!
It was also handy as tracing paper - I remember tracing maps from my atlas with IZAL.
These photographs are from a little sweet shop which is part of the Highland Folk Museum. As well as the wonderful exhibits, it also sells lots of old fashioned sweets too! Brings back a few memories.
Some things are definitely better left in the past - IZAL toilet paper is one of them!