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Poly(ethylene glycol)

10,000

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   200
form   solid
mol wt   8500-11500
mp   62-65 °C
Ω-end   hydroxyl
α-end   hydroxyl
SMILES string   C(CO)O
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 which is majorly used as a synthetic polymer. Its properties include hydrophilicity, biocompatibility, and low cost that make it useful in biomedical hydrogels.

Application

PEG can be used in a variety of applications ranging from drug delivery, biomedical applications and energy storage.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
281.5 °F - Pensky-Martens closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
138.6 °C - Pensky-Martens closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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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

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