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Poly(ethylene glycol)

BioUltra, 20,000

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Synonym(s):
PEG
Linear Formula:
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

product line

BioUltra

form

flakes

mol wt

Mr ~16000-24000

impurities

insoluble matter:, passes filter test
≤0.001% peroxides (as H2O2):

pH

5.5-7.0 (25 °C, 50 mg/mL in H2O)

mp

63-66 °C

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL at 25 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤200 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤200 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

50 mg/mL in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.15
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.20

SMILES string

C(CO)O

InChI

1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2

InChI key

LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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mol wt

Mr ~35000

mol wt

average Mn 20,000

mol wt

average Mn 4,400-4,800, average Mn 4,600

impurities

insoluble matter:, passes filter test, ≤0.001% peroxides (as H2O2):

impurities

insoluble matter:, passes filter test, ≤0.005% peroxides (as H2O2):

impurities

-

impurities

-

mp

63-66 °C

mp

64-66 °C

mp

63-66 °C

mp

57-61 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, As: ≤0.1 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Bi: ≤5 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Cd: ≤5 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cr: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, Fe: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Li: ≤5 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mn: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Na: ≤200 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Pb: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg, Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, As: ≤0.1 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Bi: ≤5 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Cd: ≤5 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cr: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, Fe: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Li: ≤5 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mn: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Na: ≤200 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Pb: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg, Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

-

cation traces

-

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

100

General description

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound that is used as an additive in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and food. It consists of repeated ethylene glycol units[-(CH2CH2O)n].

Application

Poly(ethylene glycol) has been used as a non-absorbing polymer in aqueous dispersion or active gel assembly to stimulate the formation of filament bundles through depletion interaction.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a synthetic polymer that is used as a gold standard in bioconjugation and nanomedicine to extend blood circulation time and enhance drug efficacy. PEG-conjugated drugs are considered safe for use in humans and are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). PEG has several biomedical applications, including biosensing, imaging, and tissue engineering. It also repels protein adsorption and lowers the liver uptake, which helps in coating nanoparticles.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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