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Poly(ethylene glycol)

Green Alternative

average Mn 400

Synonym: PEG

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Properties

Related Categories Essential Chemicals, Materials Science, PEG and Oligo Ethylene Glycol, Poly(ethylene glycol), Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and PEG Solutions,
vapor density   >1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
form   viscous liquid
autoignition temp.   581 °F
mol wt   Mn 380-420
  average Mn 400
greener alternative product characteristics   Catalysis
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refractive index   n20/D 1.466
pH   4.5-7.5
viscosity   7.3 cSt(210 °F)(lit.)
mp   4-8 °C (lit.)
density   1.128 g/mL
Ω-end   hydroxyl
α-end   hydroxyl

Description

Packaging

20 kg in poly drum

250, 500 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Application

Solvent for greener fluorination of acetoacetamides with Selectfluor®.

Catalyst-free and highly selective electrophilic mono-fluorination of acetoacetamides: facile and efficient preparation of 2-fluoroacetoacetamides in PEG-400

Legal Information

Selectfluor is a registered trademark of Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Selection Guide

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is a synthetic, hydrophilic, biocompatible polymer with widespread use in biomedical and other applications. PEGs are synthesized using a ring-opening polymerization of et...
Keywords: Adhesion, Bacterial conjugations, Click chemistry, Molecular biology, PEGylations, Polymerization reactions, Ring-opening polymerization

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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