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Sigma-Aldrich

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

K 30

Synonym(s):
PVP, Povidone, Polyvidone, ‘Plasdone’
Linear Formula:
(C6H9NO)n
CAS Number:
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Quality Level

form

powder

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

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.

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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