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8.17001 SAFC

Polyethylene glycol 200


Synonym: PEG, Poly(ethylene glycol), Polyglycol, Polyethylene oxide, Polyoxy ethylene, PEG 200



Agency/Method   DAB 8
Quality Level   500
vapor pressure   <0.01 hPa ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   350 °C (DIN 51794)
potency   28000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >20000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
pH   5-7 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bp   >150 °C
mp   -50 °C
transition temp   flash point 180 °C
solubility   soluble 70 g/L
density   1.124 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
storage conditions   no restrictions.


Analysis Note

Identity: passes test
Appearance: clear, viscous, colourless or almost colourless hygroscopic liquid
Appearance of solution: passes test
Acidity,Alkalinity: passes test
Reducing substances: passes test
Density (d 20/20): about 1.120
Viscosity (20 °C): 53.6 - 59.8 mm²/s
Viskosity (20 °C): 60.0 - 67.0 mPa∙s
Ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol: ≤ 0.4 %
Ethylene glycol (acc. to ICH-guideline class 2): ≤ 620 ppm
Ethylene oxide (GC): ≤ 1 ppm
Dioxane (GC): ≤ 10 ppm
Hydroxyl value: 535 - 590
Average molecular mass: 190 - 210
Sulfated ash: ≤ 0.2 %
Water (K. F.): ≤ 2.0 %
Other residual solvents acc. to ICH-guideline are excluded by the manufacturing process.
Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not
likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
Corresponds to DAB 8

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