363103

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Poly(vinyl alcohol)

average Mw 146,000-186,000, 87-89% hydrolyzed

Linear Formula:
[-CH2CHOH-]n
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

powder or crystals

mol wt

average Mw 146,000-186,000

falling ball

40-50 cP, 4 % in H2O(20 °C)(lit.)

InChI

1S/C2H4O/c1-2-3/h2-3H,1H2

InChI key

IMROMDMJAWUWLK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Poly(vinyl alcohol) (PVA) is a vinyl based water soluble polymer that can be used as a non-ionic surface active agent. It can also be used as a biodegradable polymer and can be incorporated in adhesives, coatings, textiles, ceramics and cosmetics. Its properties include good transparency, chemical resistance, toughness and anti-electrostatic properties.

Application

PVA can be used in the preparation of hydrogel templates for drug delivery applications. It can also be used in the development of organic memory systems.

Packaging

25, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

No data available

Flash Point(C)

No data available

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Compostable Polymer Properties and Packaging Applications
Plastic Films in Food Packaging, 217-248 (2013)
Coexistence of Write Once Read Many Memory and Memristor in blend of Poly (3, 4-ethylenedioxythiophene): polystyrene sulfonate and Polyvinyl Alcohol
Nguyen VC and Lee PS
Scientific Reports, 6(1-2), 38816-38816 (2016)
Microparticles produced by the hydrogel template method for sustained drug delivery
Lu Y, et al.
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 461(1-2), 258-269 (2014)
Plastics Materials, 386-397 (1999)
Biodegradation of poly (vinyl alcohol) based materials
Chiellini E, et al.
Progress in Polymer Science, 28(6), 963-1014 (2003)

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