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A17541 Polyethylene glycol 6,000

CAS Number
25322-68-3
Synonyms
PEG 6000

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A17541-30 250g 18.80
A17541-0B 1000g 56.60
A17541-0I 5000g 243.00
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Polyethylene glycol 6,000

MDL
MFCD01779614
EINECS
203-473-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
Melting point
60-63°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water and aromatic hydrocarbons. Slightly and aliphatic hydrocarbons.

Applications

Polyethylene glycol is used in the modification of therapeutic proteins and peptides to enhance its solubility. It is also used in the fabrication of bioactive and immuno isolating barriers for encapsulation of cells. In Gas chromatorgraphy, it is used as a polar stationary phase. It is used as mold release agent and lubricant in fabricating elastomers.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Hu, L.; Gu, D.; Hu, Q.; Shi, Y.; Gao, N. Investigation of Solid Dispersion of Atorvastatin Calcium in Polyethylene Glycol 6000 and Polyvinylpyrrolidone. Trop. J. Pharm. Res. 2014, 13 (6), 835-842.

Su, A. P.; Zhou, Y.; Yao, Y. H.; Yang, C. M.; Du, H. A facile rout to synthesis lamellate structure mesoporous alumina using polyethylene glycol 6000 (PEG, molecular weight= 6000) as structure directing agent. Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2012, 159, 36-41.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H320

Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P280-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,7568
Harmonized Tariff Code
3907.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TQ4100000

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