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Technical Datasheet | Supplied by Kuraray
KURARAY POVAL™ 44-88 by Kuraray is a partially saponified, water-soluble, polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH). It is used as an adhesive raw material. It has uniform chemical structure and shows great adhesion. Aqueous solutions of KURARAY POVAL™ 44-88 can be added to polymer emulsions that are already stabilized with polyvinyl alcohol.
  • It offers minimal blocking tendency even in high air humidity and fast setting after reactivation.
  • It provides extension of the open time, influence on the rheology, good remoistening properties and high degree of flatness during storage under fluctuating air humidity.
  • It can also be used as a protective colloid which can influence the particle size distribution, viscosity, stability to stirring, freeze/thaw stability, pigment compatibility & electrolyte stability.
  • It is recommended for gumming of paper on the reverse side (e.g. postage stamps and labels), envelopes & Jiffy®-type bags.
  • It is suitable for modification of emulsion adhesives.
  • The shelf life of the product is 12 months.
Product Type
Polyvinyl Alcohols (PVOH)
Chemical Composition
Polyvinyl alcohol
CAS Number

Compatiblity with other products

Find products that are predicted to be compatible with KURARAY POVAL™ 44-88.

This list of compatible products is generated out of estimated HSP values. A practical determination of these HSP values would provide higher certainty.
Learn more about Hansen Solubility Parameters (HSP) and their use in predictive formulation.

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