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427772

Sigma-Aldrich

Polyethylene

average Mw ~4,000 by GPC, average Mn ~1,700 by GPC

Linear Formula:
H(CH2CH2)nH
CAS Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

form

powder

Quality Level

mol wt

average Mn ~1,700 by GPC
average Mw ~4,000 by GPC

viscosity

1.5 poise(25 °C, Brookfield Thermosel)(lit.)

mp

92 °C

acid number

<0.05 mg KOH/g

transition temp

softening point 106 °C (ring and ball)

density

0.92 g/mL at 25 °C

InChI

1S/C2H4/c1-2/h1-2H2

InChI key

VGGSQFUCUMXWEO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Mold release additive, lubricant in rubber processing, extrusion and calendering aid for PVC and dispersing aid for color concentrates.PEG-4000 may be used as a precipitant during protein fractionation and virus precipitation.Influence of PEG of various molecular weights on mammalian cell hybridization.

Packaging

250 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

Low molecular weight and viscosity for easy processing.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Somatic Cell Genetics, 2(3), 271-280 (1976)
A method for the estimation of polyethylene glycol in plasma protein fractions, Analytical Biochemistry
Sims GEC and Snape TJ
Analytical Biochemistry, 107(1), 60-63 (1980)
Frederick J Kummer et al.
Journal of long-term effects of medical implants, 22(2), 177-179 (2013-02-23)
A polyethylene cup explanted after 41 years was examined using several analytical techniques to determine whether there was a material cause for the extremely low wear observed. Neither the amount of polyethylene oxidation nor crystallinity appeared to be a factor.
Łukasz Krakowxzyk et al.
Medical science monitor basic research, 19, 210-213 (2013-08-22)
The search for new surgical flap techniques and modifications of already existing ones is gaining increasing popularity. Progress in flap designing and harvesting have improved the functional and aesthetic results, especially in head and neck reconstruction. Ten pigs were used
Melody Yee-Man Wong et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 27(6), 713-721 (2013-02-19)
Despite various porous materials having been widely adopted as spraying tips for direct sample analysis using electrospray ionization mass spectrometry (ESI-MS), the effect of surface property and porosity of spraying tip materials on their analytical performances is not clear. Investigation

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