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Poly(vinyl alcohol)

Mw 31,000-50,000, 98-99% hydrolyzed

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Synonym(s):
PVA
Linear Formula:
[-CH2CHOH-]n
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

powder

mol wt

Mw 31,000-50,000

falling ball

5.4-6.5 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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mol wt

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mol wt

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mol wt

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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 for a variety of applications such as:
  • a stabilizer in the synthesis of nanoparticles
  • preparation of biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles for biomedical applications
  • immobilization of glucose oxidase for the development of a biosensor

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

No data available

Flash Point(C)

No data available

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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