BASF inaugurates new polyvinylpyrrolidone plant in China

BASF inaugurates new polyvinylpyrrolidone plant in China

6:47 AM, 28th September 2016
BASF inaugurates new polyvinylpyrrolidone plant in China

LUDWIGSHAFEN, GERMANY/SHANGHAI, CHINA: BASF SE inaugurates a new plant for the producing of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) at its site in Shanghai, China.

The plant will produce PVP K30 powder, a polymer utilized as a base for many applications including pharma excipients, cleansers, beauty care products and specialized applications. The generation of the new PVP plant grows its contact with customers in Asia-Pacific, particularly in China, with proceeded with dependable and fantastic supply.

PVP can be utilized in a wide scope of applications because of its features:

  • Easily soluble in water and solvents
  • Excellent in glue properties; improves solvency of dynamic pharmaceutical fixings (APIs)
  • Non-disturbing to the skin; do not pose a health hazard
  • Temperature-safe, pH-stable, non-ionic and colorless

This plant works in consistence with regional and worldwide Good Manufacturing Practice measures significant for the pharmaceutical and beauty care industry. A large segment of its PVP items are sold into the pharmaceutical business under the brand name Kollidon.

"This new plant affirms our dedication to clients in various ventures and signifies a key development for the exchange of global PVP manufacturing technology to Asia Pacific," said Michael Heinz, member of the board of executive directors, BASF SE, responsible for the company’s performance products segment.

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