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Polyvinylpyrrolidone

powder, average Mw ~55,000

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 ~55,000

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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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 one of the constituents used in the synthesis and coating of silver nanocubes. It serves as a reducing agent and colloidal stabilizer in the synthesis of palladium nanobars, triangular,nanoplates,twinned nanorods and bipyramids. It is also used as a capping agent in the synthesis of silver nanospheres,gold nanoframes. General applications of PVP are: in pharmaceutical, food, beverage, cosmetic, toiletry and photographic industries.

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.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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