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PVP1 Sigma

Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)–Iodine complex

Synonym: PVP-I, Povadyne® antiseptic

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Properties

Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics N-S, Biochemicals and Reagents, Hydrophilic Polymers,
InChI Key   CPKVUHPKYQGHMW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
solubility   H2O: soluble100 mg/mL
Mode of action   protein synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-negative bacteria
  Gram-positive bacteria
  fungi
  parasites
  viruses
  yeast

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

PVP-1 is used as a slow iodine release formulation that iodinates lipids and oxidizes cell compounds such as tyrosine sidechains. It is used as a carbon nanotube coating agent to improve water solubility.

Other Notes

An iodophor; "tamed iodine."

Packaging

1 kg in glass bottle

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Application

Poly(vinylpyrrolidone)–Iodine complex, or PVP-I, has been used to study microbial decontamination of human donor eyes and the inactivation of infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus.

Legal Information

Povadyne is a registered trademark of National Patent Development Corp.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
TR1579600

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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