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PVP (polyvinylpyrrolidone)

BTC Europe sells and markets the full range of BASF PVP (polyvinylpyrrolidone).

For more than 50 years BASF markets watersoluble speciality polymers based on polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP). Due to its remarkable properties PVP and its corresponding copolymers based on vinylacetate, vinylimidazole and vinylcaprolactam have been used since then in numerous technical applications under the tradename Luvitec® and Luvicross®.

PVP is being used in many industries such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, detergents and brewing. Beside those applications PVP is also being used in technical applications such as membranes, glue sticks, hot melts, skin adhesives, molding and metal quenching.
See also our industrial adhesives in the product line Dispersions and Additives.