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372773 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene oxide)

average Mv 400,000, powder

Synonym: PEO

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Properties

Related Categories Materials Science, Poly(ethylene glycol) and Poly(ethylene oxide), Poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) Powders, Polymer Science, Polymers More...
Quality Level   200
form   powder
mol wt   average Mv 400,000
contains   200-500 ppm BHT as inhibitor
viscosity   2,250-4,500 cP, 5 % in H2O(25 °C, Brookfield)(lit.)
transition temp   Tm 65 °C
Ω-end   hydroxyl
α-end   hydroxyl
Featured Industry   Battery Manufacturing
SMILES string   [H]OCCO
InChI   1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
InChI key   LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) is a higher molecular weight (Mv 400,000) thermoplastic water soluble polymer that is formed by the polymerization of ethylene oxide.

Application

PEO can be used in applications such as biomedical, energy and surface functionalization of nanoparticles.

Packaging

5, 250, 500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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