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Povidone BP

Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), also commonly called polyvidone or povidone, is a water-soluble polymer made from the monomer N-vinylpyrrolidone


It is used as a binder in many pharmaceutical tablets. Used as a thickening agent in tooth whitening gels. As a food additive, PVP is a stabilizer and has E number E1201. is also used in the wine industry as a fining agent for white wine and some beers.


Product Name: Povidone
CAS No.: 9003-39-8



Test Specification
Appearance It occurs as a white or yellowish-white, hygroscopic powder or flakes.

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Test B

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Test D


  1. Infrared Absorption Spectrophotometry
  2. Specified test. An orange-yellow precipitate is formed.
  3. Specified test. A red color is produced.
  4. Specified test.
Solubility Freely soluble in water, in ethanol (96 per cent) and in methanol, very slightly soluble in acetone.
Appearance of solution Solution is clear and not more intensely colored than reference solution B6, BY6 or R6
pH 3.0 to 5.0
Viscosity, expressed as K-value
  1. The K-value of povidone having a stated K-value of 15 or less is 85.0 per cent to 115.0 per cent of the stated value.
  2. The K-value of povidone having a stated K-value or a stated K-value range with an average of more than 15 is 90.0 per cent to 108.0 per cent of the stated value or of the average of the stated range.
Aldehydes Not more than 500 ppm
Peroxides Not more than 400 ppm
Formic acid Not more than 0.5%
Hydrazine Not more than 1 ppm
Impurity A Not more than 10 ppm
Impurity B Not more than 3.0%
Water Not more than 5.0%
Sulfated ash Not more than 0.1%
Heavy metals Not more than 10 ppm
Assay Not less than 11.5% and not more than 12.8% of nitrogen (anhydrous substance).


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


We Manufacture Bulk Dugs/API, Excipients, pharmaceuticals (IP/BP/USP/NF/PH. EUR./JP), Speciality Chemicals (Pure/AR/ACS), mineral fortifiers (FCC). our manufacturing facility is GLP, GMP (FDA) approved, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 22000, FSSC 22000, FSSAI, kosher, halal, COPP and WHO-GMP certified.

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