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Polyvinyl Alcohol

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Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) is a synthetic, biocompatible and toxicologically safe polymer.

Polyvinyl alcohol is used for mounting cells on slides for detection of cell-surface antigens by immunofluorescence. It is useful as an anti-fading agent. It has various pharmaceuticle applications. In tablet coatings it protects the tablet from environmental humidity, in eye drops it moistens the eye, and in cell fermentation processes Polyvinyl Alcohol prevents bubble rupture to protect cells from shearing. It is used in textile sizing, adhesives, polymerization aids, and paper coatings.

Key Applications: Anti-fading agent, Detection of cell-surface antigens, Surfactant, Embolization agent, Fixative

Product Type: Biochemicals

Density: 1.25-1.50 g/mL(Lit.)

Viscosity: 3.5 - 4.5 cps (4% aqueous solution)

Melting Point: Decomposes above 200°C(Lit.)

Presentation: Off-white Powder

Format: Powder

pH: 4.0 - 6.0 (4% aqueous solution)

Sulphated Ash: Ash: ≤ 0.7%

NOTES: Hydrolysis: 87.0 - 89.0%; Volatiles: ≤5.0%

Solubility: Soluble in water, add polyvinyl alcohol to cold or room temperature water with agitation over a period of about 2 minutes.

Storage & Handling: Store at Room Temperature(15-30°C.)

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Thomas No.
C829T98
Mfr. No.
0215193783
CAS #
9002-89-5
Description
Polyvinyl Alcohol, 250g
Packaging Size
250 g
Packaging Type
Bottle, Glass, Amber
list price/quantitytotal
$0.00
Thomas No.
C829T99
Mfr. No.
0215193791
CAS #
9002-89-5
Description
Polyvinyl Alcohol, 1kg
Packaging Size
1 kg
Packaging Type
Bottle, Plastic
list price/quantitytotal
$0.00
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