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Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Alternate Names

PVP, povidone

Description

Originally, Polyvinylpyrrolidone was developed as a blood plasma expander, it is also used in the beer, wine and vinegar making process to clarify each of those liquids.

Polyvinylpyrrolidone - Quick Stats
Names

PVP, povidone

Allergy Information

Polyvinylpyrrolidone

Uses

Stabilizer

E-Number

E1201

Additional Information



Found In

Vinegar, beer, wine, and in pill form of flavor, vitamin, and mineral concentrates, fruit juice

Possible Health Effects

Known to be carcinogenic in animals when injected and inhaled. In humans, can stay in your system for up to a year, cause damage to lungs, kidneys, gastrointestinal & liver toxicity and can cause allergic contact dermatitis.

Allergy Information

Unknown

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