81310

Sigma-Aldrich

Poly(ethylene glycol)

35,000

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

Quality Level

form

flakes

mol wt

average Mn 35,000

mp

64-66 °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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General description

Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) is a synthetic polymer that is an oligomer of ethylene oxide with properties such as cost efficiency, hydrophilicity, and biocompatibility that make it suitable in the production of biomedical hydrogels.

Application

PEG can be used for a wide range of applications in the field of drug delivery, biomedical applications and energy storage systems.

Packaging

5 kg in glass bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

281.5 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

138.6 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Entrapment of essential oils in hydrogels for biomedical applications
Polymeric Gels, 125-141 (2018)
Hydrogels in craniofacial tissue engineering
Biomaterials for Oral and Dental Tissue Engineering, 47-64 (2017)
Biomedical hydrogels
Biomaterials, Artificial Organs and Tissue Engineering, 107-115 (2005)
Permeability and blood compatibility properties of chitosan-poly(ethylene oxide) blend membranes for haemodialysis
Amiji MM
Biomaterials, 16(8), 593-599 (1995)
Long-circulating poly (ethylene glycol)-modified gelatin nanoparticles for intracellular delivery
Kaul G and Amiji M
Pharmaceutical Research, 19(7), 1061-1067 (2002)

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