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25322-68-3 - Polyethylene glycol 600 - PEG 600 - B21798 - Alfa Aesar

B21798 Polyethylene glycol 600

CAS Number
25322-68-3
Synonyms
PEG 600

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 26.80
1000g 60.10
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Polyethylene glycol 600

MDL
MFCD00081839
EINECS
500-038-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
H(OCH2CH2)nOH
Melting point
17-23°
Flash Point
252°(485°F)
Density
1.120
Refractive Index
1.4680
Solubility
Miscible with water, many organic solvents, aliphatic ketones, alcohols, chloroform, glycol ethers, esters,and aromatic hydrocarbons. Immiscible with ether and aliphatic hydrocarbons.

Applications

Polyethylene glycol is used as a humectant in inks and adhesives. It acts as a solvent in soldering flux and as a dye carrier in inks. It is also useful as a modifier and binder in latex paint. It is used as an additive in synthetic lubricants, cutting oil and hydraulic fluids. It plays an important role for the precipitation of proteins.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids and strong bases.

Literature References

Catalyzes the reaction of potassium aryloxides with dichloromethane at room temperature to give good yields of diaryloxymethanes: J. Chem. Res. (Synop.), 503 (1995).

Hamzehzadeh, S.; Abbasi, M. The influence of 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium bromide on the partitioning of l-tyrosine within the {polyethylene glycol 600+ potassium citrate} aqueous biphasic system at T= 298.15 K. J. Chem. Thermodyn. 2015, 80, 102-111.

Soltanpour, S.; Jouyban, A. Solubility of acetaminophen and ibuprofen in polyethylene glycol 600, N-methyl pyrrolidone and water mixtures. J. Solution Chem. 2011, 40 (12), 2032-2045.

Other References

Merck
14,7568
Harmonized Tariff Code
3907.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
TQ3800000

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