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[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

Other Properties

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.

Additional Information

DuPont: Website

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 304