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Poly(ethylene glycol)

average mol wt 400

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   liquid
mol wt   average mol wt 400
refractive index   n/D 1.465 (20 °C)
viscosity   7.3 cSt (210 °F)
mp   4-8 °C
solubility   water: 100 mg/mL
density   1.1254 g/cm3 at 20 °C
  1.0930 g/cm3 at 60 °C
InChI   1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
InChI key   LYCAIKOWRPUZTN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is an oligomer of ethylene oxide that is majorly used as a synthetic polymer for its unique properties which include low cost, biocompatibility, and hydrophilicity. It can be used in the production of biomedical hydrogels.

Application

PEG has a variety of biomedical applications, applications in energy storage and drug delivery.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

500 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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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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