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E1203 - Polyvinyl alcohol

Functions: Thickener

Poly-vinyl alcohol- -PVOH, PVA, or PVAl- is a water-soluble synthetic polymer. It has the idealized formula [CH2CH-OH-]n. It is used in papermaking, textiles, and a variety of coatings. It is white -colourless- and odorless. It is sometimes supplied as beads or as solutions in water. - Wikipedia