81280

Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol)

10,000

Synonym(s):
PEG
Linear Formula:
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

solid

mol wt

8500-11500

mp

62-65 °C

Ω-end

hydroxyl

α-end

hydroxyl

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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General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is an oligomer of ethylene oxide which is majorly used as a synthetic polymer. Its properties include hydrophilicity, biocompatibility, and low cost that make it useful in biomedical hydrogels.

Application

PEG can be used in a variety of applications ranging from drug delivery, biomedical applications and energy storage.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Hydrogels in craniofacial tissue engineering
Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering, 47-64 (2017)
Biomedical hydrogels
Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering, 107-115 (2005)
Entrapment of essential oils in hydrogels for biomedical applications
Polymeric Gels, 125-141 (2018)
Permeability and blood compatibility properties of chitosan-poly(ethylene oxide) blend membranes for haemodialysis
Amiji MM
Biomaterials, 16(8), 593-599 (1995)
Long-circulating poly (ethylene glycol)-modified gelatin nanoparticles for intracellular delivery
Kaul G and Amiji M
Pharmaceutical Research, 19(7), 1061-1067 (2002)

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