Testing Status of Polyvinylpyrrolidone polymers 10158-K


CASRN: 9003-39-8

Formula: (C6-H9-N-O)x-

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 1-Ethenyl-2-pyrrolidinone polymers (9CI)

Known Uses

In cosmetics, plastics, dyes, inks, wax & polish formulations, soft contact lenses, beverages, defoaming agent in paper/paperboard manufacture, pharmaceutical aid.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (831816)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger E, Anderson B, Haworth S, Lawlor T, Mortelmans K, Speck W. Salmonella mutagenicity tests: III. Results from the testing of 255 chemicals. Environ Mutagen. 1987;9 Suppl 9:1-109.
    •  Negative