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What is PVA?
PVA is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It has the idealized formula [CH2CH(OH)]n. It is used in papermaking, textiles, coatings, and a variety of packaging. It is white (colorless) and odorless. It is sometimes supplied as beads or as solutions in water.
Features of PVA:
It starts disintegrating when contacting with water.
It is light in weight.
It is non-toxic and non-polluting.
It is anti-static and does not absorb dust when packing powdery products.
Advantages of PVA film packaging:
- User safety for hazardous materials.
- Environmental safety for applications such as agricultural chemicals and medical.
- Due to the film goes into solution, large cost savings comparing with bottle deposits or collected after usage.
- Precise unit dosing, which is convenience for such applications as consumer detergents.
- Agricultural chemical
- Laundry liquid detergents
- Auto dish detergents
- Flushable bags