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B21798 Polyethylene glycol 600

CAS Number
25322-68-3
Synonyms
PEG 600

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21798-30 250g 28.00
B21798-0B 1000g 64.70
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H303-H315-H320-H333-H335

Combustible liquid. May be harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes eye irritation. May be harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P332+P313-P362-P374-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. 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 INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. 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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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