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Poly(ethylene glycol)

BioUltra, 2,000

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Synonym(s):
Polyethylene glycol, PEG
Linear Formula:
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.26

Quality Level

product line

BioUltra

form

powder

mol wt

Mr 1900-2200

impurities

insoluble matter:, passes filter test
≤0.001% peroxides (as H2O2):

pH

5.5-7.0 (25 °C, 50 mg/mL in H2O)

mp

50-53 °C

solubility

H2O: 50 mg/mL at 25 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
K: ≤200 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤200 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

50 mg/mL in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.1
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.04

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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mol wt

Mr 1900-2200

mol wt

Mr 2700-3300

mol wt

Mr 950-1050

mol wt

Mr 5000-7000

mp

50-53 °C

mp

-

mp

-

mp

-

impurities

insoluble matter:, passes filter test, ≤0.001% peroxides (as H2O2):

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test, ≤0.001% peroxides (as H2O2)

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test, ≤20 mg/kg peroxides (as H2O2)

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, As: ≤0.1 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Bi: ≤5 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Cd: ≤5 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cr: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, Fe: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Li: ≤5 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mn: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Na: ≤200 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Pb: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg, Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, As: ≤0.1 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Bi: ≤50 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Cd: ≤5 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cr: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, Fe: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Li: ≤5 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mn: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Na: ≤200 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Pb: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg, Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg, As: ≤0.1 mg/kg, Ba: ≤5 mg/kg, Bi: ≤5 mg/kg, Ca: ≤10 mg/kg, Cd: ≤5 mg/kg, Co: ≤5 mg/kg, Cr: ≤5 mg/kg, Cu: ≤5 mg/kg, Fe: ≤5 mg/kg, K: ≤200 mg/kg, Li: ≤5 mg/kg, Mg: ≤5 mg/kg, Mn: ≤5 mg/kg, Mo: ≤5 mg/kg, Na: ≤200 mg/kg, Ni: ≤5 mg/kg, Pb: ≤5 mg/kg, Sr: ≤5 mg/kg, Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is a non-ionic hydrophilic polymer and is available in different molecular weights. It helps in the purification and crystal growth of proteins and nucleic acids. PEG and dextran together result in aqueous polymer two phase system, which is required for the purification of biological materials. PEG also interacts with cell membrane, thereby allowing cell fusion. It exhibitsstealth effect, prolonged blood circulation and excellent biocompatibility. PEG has an ability to elicit hypersensitivity reactions via stimulating complement pathway.

Application

Poly(ethylene glycol) has been used:
  • as a constituent in the preparation of liquid desiccant solutions
  • as a precipitating agent and additive in protein crystallization
  • as a representative biocompatible polymer to decipher its interactions with cellular system at molecular level

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

281.5 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

138.6 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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