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202398 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol)

Green Alternative

average Mn 400

Synonym: PEG

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
form   viscous liquid
mol wt   Mn 380-420
  average Mn 400
greener alternative product characteristics   Safer Solvents and Auxiliaries
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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
greener alternative category   Aligned
SMILES string   C(CO)O
InChI   1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
InChI key   LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

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

Packaging

20 kg in poly drum

250, 500 g in poly bottle

5 g in glass bottle

Legal Information

Selectfluor is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Single- & multi-channel pipettes from BRAND
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

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The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry

The aim of green chemistry is to reduce chemical related impact on human health and virtually eliminate contamination of the environment through dedicated, sustainable prevention programs. Green chem...
Keywords: Building blocks, Catalysis, Degradations, Derivatizations, Environmental, Green chemistry, Separation, Solvents

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