Surface Coating / Alfa Chemistry

Poly(vinyl alcohol), average Mw 31000-50000

Cat.No ACM9002895-36

Basic Information Description Application Features And Benefits
CAS 9002-89-5
Catalog Number ACM9002895-36
Molecular Weight average Mw 31,000-50,000
Molecular Formula [-CH2CHOH-]n
InChI 1S/C2H4O/c1-2-3/h2-3H,1H2
Degree Of Hydrolysis 87-89% hydrolyzed
EC Number 209-183-3
Falling Ball 5.2-6.2 cP, 4 % in H2O(20 °C)(lit.)
Form crystalline powder
crystals or granules
MDL Number MFCD00081922
Packaging Packaging
25, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle
Quality Level 200
Storage Temperature 2-8°C
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 the preparation of microspheres which can be further used as biodegradable microcarriers.
Features And Benefits They can interact with or be dissolved by water or other polar substances.

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