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427772 Sigma-Aldrich

Polyethylene

average Mw ~4,000 by GPC, average Mn ~1,700 by GPC

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Properties

Related Categories Ethylene, Hydrophobic Polymers, Materials Science, Olefins, Polymer Science,
Quality Level   100
form   powder
mol wt   average Mn ~1,700 by GPC
  average Mw ~4,000 by GPC
viscosity   1.5 poise(25 °C, Brookfield Thermosel)(lit.)
mp   92 °C
acid number   <0.05 mg KOH/g
transition temp   softening point 106 °C (ring and ball)
density   0.92 g/mL at 25 °C
InChI   1S/C2H4/c1-2/h1-2H2
InChI key   VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Mold release additive, lubricant in rubber processing, extrusion and calendering aid for PVC and dispersing aid for color concentrates.PEG-4000 may be used as a precipitant during protein fractionation and virus precipitation.Influence of PEG of various molecular weights on mammalian cell hybridization.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

250 g in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

Low molecular weight and viscosity for easy processing.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
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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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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