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8.21037

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Polyethylene glycol

2000, for synthesis

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Synonym(s):
Poly(ethylene glycol), Polyethylene glycol 2000, Polyglycol, Polyethylene oxide, Polyoxy ethylene, PEG 2000, PEG
Linear Formula:
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
500-038-2

vapor pressure

<0.1 hPa

Quality Level

form

flakes

autoignition temp.

420 °C

potency

28000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>20000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

pH

4-7 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)

kinematic viscosity

46-55 cSt(20 °C) (50% solution)

mp

49-52 °C

transition temp

flash point 250 °C

solubility

600 g/L

density

1.21 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

400‑500 kg/m3

storage temp.

no temp limit

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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mp

49-52 °C

mp

-50 °C

mp

5 °C

mp

55-58 °C

transition temp

flash point 250 °C

transition temp

flash point 180 °C

transition temp

flash point >200 °C

transition temp

flash point 270 °C

density

1.21 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

1.124 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

1.13 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

1.21 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

no temp limit

storage temp.

no temp limit

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

2-30°C

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Application

Polyethylene glycol 2000 is a hydrophilic linear polymer that can be used as:
  • An organic additive in the synthesis of metal nanoparticles to control the size and morphology of nanostructure.
  • A carbon source to prepare acidophilic highly fluorescent carbon dots (CDs) via the one-pot hydrothermal method.
  • A dispersion stabilizer to synthesize amorphous Fe2O3 nanoparticles by microwave irradiation method. During the synthesis, PEG-2000 inhibits nonhomogeneous precipitation to obtain homogeneous precipitation of the metal nanoparticles.

Analysis Note

Hydroxyl value: 51 - 63
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 50 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 55 °C
Average molecular mass: 1900 - 2200
Identity (IR): passes test

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

281.5 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

138.6 °C - closed cup


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