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8.17002 SAFC

Polyethylene glycol 300


Synonym: PEG, Poly(ethylene glycol), Polyglycol, Polyethylene oxide, Polyoxy ethylene, PEG 300



Agency/Method   Ph Eur
Quality Level   500
vapor pressure   <0.1 hPa ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   370 °C
potency   28000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >20000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
pH   4-7 (20 °C, 100 g/L in H2O)
bp   >220 °C/1013 hPa (decomposes)
mp   -15--10 °C
transition temp   flash point 220 °C
density   1.13 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C2H6O2/c3-1-2-4/h3-4H,1-2H2
storage conditions   no restrictions.


Analysis Note

Appearance: clear, viscous, colourless or almost colourless hygroscopic liquid
Appearance of solution: passes test
Identity: passes test
Acidity,Alkalinity: passes test
Reducing substances: passes test
Density (d 20/20): about 1.120
Viscosity (20 °C): 78.6 - 85.7 mm²/s
Viskosity (20 °C): 88.0 - 96.0 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: 340 - 394
Average molecular mass: 285 - 315
Formaldehyde: ≤ 30 ppm
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 Ph Eur

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