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25322-68-3 - Polyethylene glycol 6,000 - PEG 6000 - A17541 - Alfa Aesar

A17541 Polyethylene glycol 6,000

CAS Number
25322-68-3
Synonyms
PEG 6000

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 18.10
1000g 54.70
5000g 231.00
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Polyethylene glycol 6,000

MDL
MFCD01779614
EINECS
203-473-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
Melting point
60-63°
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.

Other References

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

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