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lactide:glycolide (50:50), mol wt 30,000-60,000

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lactide:glycolide (50:50)

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lactide:glycolide (50:50)

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lactide:glycolide (75:25)

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lactide:glycolide (50:50)

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lactide:glycolide 85:15

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average Mw 100,000

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Mw 50,000-75,000

General description

Poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) is a biodegradable and biocompatible polymer, which is used for drug delivery. It is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn′s disease, inflammatory lung diseases and ophthalmic inflammatory disorders. Poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) functions as a potential cancer therapeutic target.


Poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) has been used to raise and sustain an increased lactate monomer level in the gel at a concentration relevant to dermal wounds.

Features and Benefits

Controlled release of bioactive agents, sutures and bioabsorbable implantable devices.

Physical form

Biocompatible, biodegradable polymer.

Legal Information

Lactel is a registered trademark of Evonik Corp

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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