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447951 Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether methacrylate

average Mn 950, contains 300 ppm BHT as inhibitor, 100 ppm MEHQ as inhibitor

Synonym: Methoxy PEG methacrylate, Methoxy poly(ethylene glycol) monomethacrylate, Poly(ethylene glycol) monomethyl ether monomethacrylate



Related Categories Materials Science, Methacrylate, Monofunctional PEGs, Poly(ethylene glycol) and Poly(ethylene oxide), Polymer Science,
Quality Level   200
mol wt   average Mn 950
contains   100 ppm MEHQ as inhibitor
  300 ppm BHT as inhibitor
mp   33-38 °C
density   1.1 g/mL at 25 °C
Ω-end   methacrylate
α-end   methoxy
polymer architecture   shape : linear
functionality : monofunctional
reaction suitability   reagent type: chemical modification reagent
reaction type: Polymerization Reactions
storage temp.   2-8°C



100, 500 mL in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
230.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
> 110 °C - closed cup


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Protocols & Articles


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