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Kollicoat® IR is a white to faintly yellow free-flowing powder. The polymer consists of 75% polyvinyl alcohol units and 25% polyethylene glycol units. The product also contains approx. 0.3% colloidal anhydrous silica to improve its flow properties. As a result of its structure, the polymer dissolves very readily in acidic, neutral and alkaline aqueous media.


  • Water-soluble film former for instant release coatings
  • High pigment-loading capacity
  • Excellent wet binder
  • Easy processing due to low solution viscosity and very fast dissolution
  • No peroxide formation


Binders, Film formers

Technical Overview

Compendial Name

Macrogol Poly(Vinyl alcohol)Grafted Copolymer (Ph. Eur.), Ethylene Gylcol and Vinyl Alcohol Graft Copolymer (USP-NF)

Region of Manufacture


Package Size

  • 0,5KG Plastic bottle
  • not specified
  • 20KG Plastic drums

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