Polyvinyl Alcohol, Mw 72,000

Polyvinyl Alcohol, Mw 72,000

Synonyms PVA; Ethenol Homopolymer; Elvanol; Gelvatols

CAS Number: 9002-89-5 Molecular Weight: 44.053 g/mol

MDL Number: MFCD00081922

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Description

Product Description

Polyvinyl Alcohol, Mw 72,000

Application Notes

Polyvinyl Alcohol(PVA) is used as a tissue stabilizer or mounting media in histochemistry. PVA has been used as a preservative. PVA forms microgels in aqueous solution.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.

Key Applications

Tissue stabilizer||Preservative

Specifications
SKU 02151940-CF
Alternate Names PVA; Ethenol Homopolymer; Elvanol; Gelvatols
Application Notes Polyvinyl Alcohol(PVA) is used as a tissue stabilizer or mounting media in histochemistry. PVA has been used as a preservative. PVA forms microgels in aqueous solution.
Boiling Point 644° F at 760 mm Hg approximately (NTP, 1992)
Density 1.329 (NTP, 1992)
Flash Point 175° F (NTP, 1992)
Format Crystalline powder
Applications Tissue stabilizer||Preservative
MDL # MFCD00081922
Melting Point 442° F (decomposes) (NTP, 1992)
Molecular Weight 44.053 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pH 5,0 to 6,5 (4 % solution)
Physical Appearance Pale Yellow Crystalline Powder
Product Families Description Polyvinyl alcohol
Product Overview Polyvinyl Alcohol, Mw 72,000
RTECS Number TR8101000
Solubility Soluble (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature(15-30 °C).
Sulphated Ash Ash: ≤0.5%
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.
Vapor Pressure Negligible (NTP, 1992)