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373001 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol)

average Mn 4,600

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,
Quality Level   100
form   flakes
mol wt   average Mn 4,400-4,800
  average Mn 4,600
viscosity   180 cSt(210 °F)
mp   57-61 °C (lit.)
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

Description

General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is a biocompatible water soluble poly(ether) with low toxicity. It is majorly used as a biopolymer for the surface modification of biomaterials. Its properties include hydrophilicity and non-immunogenicity.

Application

PEG can be used in the formation of polymeric hydrogels for the formation of biomedical applications.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

10, 250 g in poly bottle

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

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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