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PVP K-30 30% Solution

PVP K-30 30% Solution is a film former in hair styling products. It has an average molecular weight of 60,000 in Daltons.


450lb Drum



Product Overview


Ashland’s PVP is compatible with most inorganic salts and many resins. PVP stabilizes emulsions, dispersions and suspensions.

Product Specifications

Form: 30% Aqueous Solution
Avg. MW in Daltons: 60,000
Use Level: 0.25 - 6.0% solids
Primary Chemistry: PVP

Features & Benefits

Strong, stiff hold
Stabilizes emulsions, dispersions and suspensions
Foam stabilizer
Excellent compatibility with acrylate thickeners


Ideal for gels, mousses, styling creams/lotions, hair colorants, pomades, waxes, pastes, hairspray.

While PVP is used as a film former in hair styling products, it can also be used as an emulsion stabilizer in creams and lotions and as a dispersant for hair colorants.

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Ashland Personal Care Specialties

Ashland personal care specialties is a diverse product line that consists of conditioning and sun protecting agents, thickeners, opacifiers, and emollients, including a variety of fixative and styling polymers. Products are grouped to serve two primary applications: hair care and skin care.

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