Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Synonyms PVP 40; PVP; Polyvidone; Povidone

CAS Number: 9003-39-8 Molecular Formula: H[-CH(NCH2CH2CH2CO)CH2-]nH Molecular Weight: 111.144 g/mol

MDL Number: MFCD00149016

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Description

Product Description

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Application Notes

Polyvinylpyrrolidone is used as an emulsifier and disintegrant for solution polymerization; also for production of membranes, such as dialysis and water purification filters; as an aid for increasing the solubility of drugs in liquid and semi-liquid dosage forms (syrups, soft gelatine capsules) and as an inhibitor of recrystallisation. Complexes with phenolics and alkaloids for their removal from plant samples, thus preventing their modification of proteins and any interference they may cause in spectrophotometric determinations of protein content. This is also reported to improve stability of enzymes.

Usage Statement

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

Key Applications

Emulsifier||Disintegrant||Thickener||Dispersing agent||Detoxicant||Complexing agent

Specifications
SKU 02195451-CF
Alternate Names PVP 40; PVP; Polyvidone; Povidone
Application Notes Polyvinylpyrrolidone is used as an emulsifier and disintegrant for solution polymerization; also for production of membranes, such as dialysis and water purification filters; as an aid for increasing the solubility of drugs in liquid and semi-liquid dosage forms (syrups, soft gelatine capsules) and as an inhibitor of recrystallisation. Complexes with phenolics and alkaloids for their removal from plant samples, thus preventing their modification of proteins and any interference they may cause in spectrophotometric determinations of protein content. This is also reported to improve stability of enzymes.
Auto Ignition 364°C
Boiling Point 90-93 deg C
Density 1.23 to 1.29 (NTP, 1992)
Flash Point 93°C
Applications Emulsifier||Disintegrant||Thickener||Dispersing agent||Detoxicant||Complexing agent
MDL # MFCD00149016
Melting Point 13.9 deg C
Molecular Formula H[-CH(NCH2CH2CH2CO)CH2-]nH
Molecular Weight 111.144 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, respirator filter
pH Between 3,0 and 7,0 (5 % solution)
Physical Appearance White Powder
Product Families Description Polyvinylpyrrolidone
Product Overview Polyvinylpyrrolidone
RTECS Number TR8370000
Solubility greater than or equal to 100 mg/mL at 68° F (NTP, 1992)
Storage and Handling Room Temperature
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.
Vapor Density (air = 1): 3.83
Vapor Pressure Vapour pressurePa at 20°C: 12