[DuPont] A registered trademark for a series of polyvinyl alcohol emulsions. Elvanol® products are prepared in water solutions and are compatible with starch and carboxymethyl cellulose. When dried, they produce a water-resistant coating. They are used commercially as adhesives, emulsifiers, textile finishing materials, photosensitive coatings, and binders in paper products.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Elvanol® 71-30: fully hydrolyzed, viscosity=medium, used as a replacement for starch and as a water and grease resistant sizing, coating, or adhesive
Hazards and Safety
May contain trace amounts of methanol and sodium acetate.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 304
- Website address 1 Comment: Dupont at http://www.dupont.com/industrial-polymers/elvanol/index.html