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Poly(ethylene glycol)

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Synonym(s):
PEG
Linear Formula:
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

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

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81280

Poly(ethylene glycol)

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81242

Poly(ethylene glycol)

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202371

Poly(ethylene glycol)

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86101

Poly(ethylene glycol)

Premium Grade
form

solid

form

solid

form

viscous liquid

form

solid

mp

62-65 °C

mp

-

mp

−15-−8 °C (lit.)

mp

45-50 °C

mol wt

8500-11500

mol wt

3500-4500

mol wt

Mn 285-315, average Mn 300

mol wt

Mr 1400-1600

Ω-end

hydroxyl

Ω-end

-

Ω-end

hydroxyl

Ω-end

-

α-end

hydroxyl

α-end

-

α-end

hydroxyl

α-end

-

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.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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