Poly(vinyl alcohol)

Mw 85,000-124,000, 99+% hydrolyzed

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powder or crystals

mol wt

Mw 85,000-124,000

falling ball

28-32 cP, 4 % in H2O(20 °C)(lit.)



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General description

Poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) is a useful industrial, medical and biomimetic material. PVA with high molecular weight is useful in preparing gel which possesses both high strength and modulus. Hence, it is used for the production of fibers, films or gels.


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

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Active chitosan/PVA films with anthocyanins from Brassica oleraceae (Red Cabbage) as Time-Temperature Indicators for application in intelligent food packaging
Pereira VA Jr, et al.
Food Hydrocolloids, 43, 180-188 (2015)
B D Price et al.
Physics in medicine and biology, 55(4), 1177-1188 (2010-01-29)
We have developed a novel phantom material: a solution of polyvinyl alcohol (PVAL) in ethanol and water, freeze-thawed to produce a solid yet elastically compressible gel. The x-ray attenuation and mechanical properties of these gels are compared with published measurements...
Design and development of papain-urea loaded PVA nanofibers for wound debridement
Shoba E, et al.
Royal Society of Chemistry Advances, 4(104), 60209-60215 (2014)
Synthesis and characterization of CdS quantum dots with carboxylic-functionalized poly (vinyl alcohol) for bioconjugation
Mansur HS, et al.
Polymer, 52(4), 1045-1054 (2011)
Hua Yang et al.
Molecular therapy. Nucleic acids, 20, 451-458 (2020-04-11)
We have reported that of the 10 most commonly used adeno-associated virus (AAV) serotype vectors, AAV6 is the most efficient in transducing primary human hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in vitro, as well as in vivo. More recently, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), was reported...

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