Polyvinyl alcohol
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Polyvinyl alcohol
Alias
Ethenol, homopolymer
PVA
Category
Polymer surfactants-Polyolefin
CAS No.
9002-89-5
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water; or soluble in hot water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: guinea pig LD50 oral: 18750mg/Kg;
mouse LD50 oral: 14270mg/Kg;
mouse LD50 oral: 14700mg/Kg;
rat LD50 oral: 23854mg/Kg;
rat LD50 oral: >20000mg/Kg.
Reproductive effect.
Overall carcinogenic evaluation: Group 3.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: Biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing, adhesive abilities. Biocompatible materials.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %,≥
95
 
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Major Uses
Widely use as adhesives. eg: paper, paint, textile.
Film-forming agent, viscosity controlling agent in personal care products.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as lubricant.
Use as thickening agent.
Sizing agents, finishing agents in textile.
Use as intermediates.
Use as non-metallic materials. eg: fibers, films.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 9002-89-5
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