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8.17018 EMD Millipore

Polyethylene glycol 20000

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL Ph Eur

Synonym: Polyglycol, Polyethylene oxide, Polyoxy ethylene, PEG 20000

  • CAS Number 25322-68-3

  • Linear Formula HO(C₂H₄O)nH

  • Molecular Weight 20000 g/mol

  •  EC Number 500-038-2

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Properties

grade   Ph Eur
packaging   1 kg in Plastic bottle (8170181000)
vapor pressure   <0.1 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   500 g/l
density   1.2 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   260 °C
autoignition temp.   >320 °C
mp   58 - 63 °C
pH   4 - 7 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   400 - 500 kg/m3
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 28000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 20000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Storage temperature: no restrictions.
specifications   Identity: passes test
  Appearance: white or almost white solid with a waxy or paraffin-like appearance
  Appearance of solution: passes test
  Acidity,Alkalinity: passes test
  Reducing substances: passes test
  Density (d 20/20): about 1.080 (50% solution)
  Solidification point: ≥ 57 °C
  Viscosity (20 °C): 2500 - 3200 mm²/s
  Viskosity (20 °C): 2700 - 3500 mPa∙s
  Formaldehyde: ≤ 30 ppm
  Ethylene oxide (GC): ≤ 1 ppm
  Dioxane (GC): ≤ 10 ppm
  Hydroxyl value: 4.5 - 7.0
  Average molecular mass: 16000 - 25000
  Sulfated ash: ≤ 0.2 %
  Water (K. F.): ≤ 1.0 %
  Other residual solvents acc. to ICH-guideline are excluded by the manufacturing process.
Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not
likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
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Safety Information

HS Code 
3404 20 00
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 
3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
Kein Gefahrgut
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
No Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
No Dangerous Good
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