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Which household products contain PVA?

Which household products contain PVA?
April 30, 2020

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) is a versatile polymer that has a wide range of applications in various household products. Some common household products that may contain PVA include:


Adhesives and Glues: PVA is commonly used in adhesives and glues, such as craft glue, white glue, and wood glue.


Laundry Detergents: PVA can be found in some laundry detergents as a film-forming agent that helps prevent dye transfer and improve the appearance and durability of fabrics.


Dishwashing Detergents: PVA may be present in certain dishwashing detergents as a thickener or stabilizer, helping to create a desired consistency and enhance the cleaning performance.


Personal Care Products: PVA can be found in various personal care products like shampoos, conditioners, hair sprays, and styling gels. It functions as a film-forming agent, providing hold, shine, and humidity resistance to hair.


Eye Drops and Artificial Tears: PVA is used in some eye drops and artificial tears to provide lubrication and relieve dryness and discomfort in the eyes.


Surface Coating and Sealants: PVA-based coatings and sealants are used for various applications, including wood coatings, paper coatings, and surface sealing agents.


Slow-Release Fertilizers: PVA can be incorporated into slow-release fertilizers to control the release of nutrients over an extended period, improving plant growth and reducing nutrient leaching.


It's important to note that the specific formulation of household products may vary, and not all products in these categories will necessarily contain PVA. Always refer to the product labels or consult the manufacturers for accurate information on product composition.


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