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437441 Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate

average Mn 575

Synonym: PEG diacrylate



Related Categories Acrylate, Bioelectronics, Biomaterials, Crosslinking Agents, Homobifunctional PEGs,
mol wt   average Mn 575
contains   400-600 ppm MEHQ as inhibitor
refractive index   n20/D 1.467
viscosity   57 cP(25 °C)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble
density   1.12 g/mL at 25 °C
Ω-end   Acrylate
α-end   Acrylate
polymer architecture   shape : linear
functionality : homobifunctional
reaction suitability   reagent type: cross-linking reagent
reaction type: Polymerization Reactions
storage temp.   2-8°C



100, 500 mL in poly bottle


Dental compounds, offset inks, varnishes and flexible coatings.

Features and Benefits

Contributes to chemical resistance, flexibility, adhesion, low shrinkage, abrasion resistance and impact strength.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
219.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
104 °C

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Patterning of PEG-based Hydrogels - Engineering Spatial Complexity

Most biomaterial scaffolds developed for tissue engineering applications are relatively homogeneous and lack the complexity and organization of the in vivo cellular microenvironment. While these homo...
Mariah S. Hahn
Material Matters 2010, 5.3, 62.
Keywords: Absorption, Adhesion, Adsorption, Applications, Bacterial conjugations, Biomaterials, Confocal microscopy, Diffusion, Immobilization, Methods, Polymerization reactions, Radical polymerization

Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) Selection Guide

Polyethylene glycol (PEG), also sometimes referred to as polyethylene oxide (PEO), is a condensation polymer of ethylene oxide and water that has several chemical properties that make it useful for b...
Keywords: Antimicrobials, Bacterial conjugations, Cell culture, Chemical reactions, Chromatography, Click chemistry, Condensations, Degradations, Detergents, Gas chromatography, Immobilization, Molecular biology, PEGylations, Peptide synthesis, Pharmaceutical, Polymerization reactions, Precipitation

Polymer Analysis by NMR

One of the challenges polymer scientists face is molecular weight (average chain length) determination of their materials. While membrane osmometry, gel permeation chromatography, viscosity analysis ...
Material Matters 2006, 1.1, 3.
Keywords: Chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Size-exclusion chromatography

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