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Polyvinylpyrrolidone

average Mw ~1,300,000 by LS

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Synonym(s):
PVP, Polyvidone, Povidone
Linear Formula:
(C6H9NO)n
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

Quality Level

mol wt

average Mw ~1,300,000 by LS

mp

>300 °C

SMILES string

C=CN1CCCC1=O

InChI

1S/C6H9NO/c1-2-7-5-3-4-6(7)8/h2H,1,3-5H2

InChI key

WHNWPMSKXPGLAX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Quality Level

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Quality Level

200

mp

>300 °C

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mol wt

average Mw ~1,300,000 by LS

mol wt

average Mw ~29,000

mol wt

average Mw ~55,000

mol wt

(number average molecular weight Mn 360kDa)

General description

PVP has biocompatibility, low toxicity, adhesive characteristics, complexing stability, relatively inert behavior, and is resistant to thermal degradation. It is readily prepared by the polymerization of N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone or by Reppe synthesis technique.

Application

PVP is used as a carrying polymer for electrospinning continuous titania nanofibers and zirconium tungstate ultra thin fibers. PVP may be used as one of the constituents in the synthesis of silver nanocubes. It serves as a reducing agent and colloidal stabilizer in the synthesis of palladium nanobars,
triangular and nanoplates. It may also used as a capping agent in the synthesis of silver nanospheres,gold nanoframes.General applications pf PVP are: in pharmaceutical, food, beverage, cosmetic, toiletry and photographic industries.

Other Notes

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is a component of Denhardt′s Solution and is included at a concentration of 1% (w/v) in the standard 50X stock solution.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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