563900

Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(vinyl alcohol)

average Mw 130,000, 99+% hydrolyzed

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

Quality Level

form

powder or crystals

mol wt

average Mw 130,000

falling ball

56-68 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 a variety of applications such as:
  • a blended membrane for separation of gases
  • a proton conducting membrane for the development of fuel cells
  • hydrogels in tissue engineering

Packaging

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

CO2 separation using thermally stable crosslinked poly (vinyl alcohol) membrane blended with polyvinylpyrrolidone/polyethyleneimine/tetraethylenepentamine
Mondal A and Mandal B
Journal of Membrane Science , 460(6), 126-138 (2014)
Effect of functionalized silica particles on cross-linked poly (vinyl alcohol) proton conducting membranes
Navarra MA, et al.
J. Appl. Electrochem., 38(7), 931-938 (2008)
Plastics Materials, 386-397 (1999)
Relationship between micro-porosity, water permeability and mechanical behavior in scaffolds for cartilage engineering
Vikingsson L, et al.
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 48(2), 60-69 (2015)
Cross-linked poly (vinyl alcohol)/sulfonated nanoporous silica hybrid membranes for proton exchange membrane fuel cell
Beydaghi H, et al.
Journal of Nanostructure in Chemistry, 4(2), 97-97 (2014)

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