Polyvinyl alcohol, PVA, PVOH - Kuraray Poval™

Applications for polyvinyl alcohol

Adhesives & Emulsions

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Barrier Films

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Polyvinyl alcohol products

Polyvinyl alcohol (resin) has a variety of applications ranging from paper and textile industries to construction, adhesives and the oil and gas industry.



Kuraray Poval™ is water-soluble, has specific colloidal characteristics, excellent film-forming properties, and high tensile strength. In additi-on, it is elastic and resistant to heat and organic solvents.


PVOH (PVA) Product Finder

Find the right product/grade for your specific need by using our PVOH (PVA) product finder! Finding the right product for your needs has never been easier. Just choose your application and our product finder will suggest possible grades for you.

PVOH (PVA) Product Finder

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Further Events

Kuraray Poval at in-cosmetics global

in-cosmetics global

April 14th - 18th 2024
Paris, France

Kuraray Poval at PVC 2024

PVC 2024

April 15th - 18th 2024
Edinburgh, Scotland

Latest News

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Kuraray announces its decision to upwardly revise the prices of Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH) resin. Details of the revisions are given below.

Press Releases

What is BPI Certification?

It is the certification awarded by BPI, the leading authority on compostable products and packaging in North America, that…

Product News Press Releases

Independent Life Cycle Assessments for Kuraray Poval™, PVB, PVB film and SentryGlas®.

Press Releases

Hattersheim, January 19, 2023. As from January 2023 Kuraray will take over the direct sales of Kuraray Poval™ LV grades for the cosmetic industry in…


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