Kuraray Poval™

Food & Feed

Polyvinyl alcohol is an inherently biodegradable water-soluble polymer. Due to its special properties, polyvinyl alcohol can be used in a wide variety of different applications. Special polyvinyl alcohol grades are even approved for application in the food and feed sector. For instance, in certain regions polyvinyl alcohol can be used as a glazing agent in food supplement tablets or as a carrier in animal feed premixtures. Contact us to get more detailed information about our products and to find out more about the variety of applications. Our product stewardship and technical service team is pleased to offer support and provide a solution for your application. 

Why use Kuraray Poval™ 5-88 FA?

  • Very strong hydrophilic film forming agent 
  • Good binder 
  • Good biocompatibility 
  • Good biodegradation according ISO14851 
  • Product regulatory information well documented 
  • GMP production 
  • Safe to use
Fish feeding. Cow – feed additive industry.


  • GMP produced
  • Good biocompatibility
  • Good biodegradation according to ISO14851
  • Product regulatory information well documented
  • Safe to use
  • Binder optimization
  • Rheology

  • Film former
  • Adhesion promoter
  • Suspending agent
  • Stabiliser
  • Emulsifier
  • Viscosity controller
  • Dust suppressant
  • Water soluble
  • Controlled release agent

  • Tablet Coating
  • Supplement Coating 
  • Enzymes Binding
  • Fruit coating

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