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81420 Sigma-Aldrich

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

K 30

Synonym: ‘Plasdone’, PVP, Polyvidone, Povidone

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Properties

Related Categories Hydrophilic Polymers, Hydrophobic Polymers, Materials Science, Poly(vinylpyrrolidinone) (PVP), Poly(vinylpyrrolidone),
Quality Level   200
form   powder
InChI   1S/C6H9NO/c1-2-7-5-3-4-6(7)8/h2H,1,3-5H2
InChI key   WHNWPMSKXPGLAX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), also commercially known as K30, is a water soluble polymer. It has a hygroscopic nature with good adhesive properties. It has a stable pH and has the ability to form transparent films.

Application

PVP has a wide range of usage such as:
• an adhesive for making gluesticks and metal adhesives
• a dispersant for ceramics
• coatings and inks
• formation of synthetic fibres and textiles
• porous membranes

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
TR8370000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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