Polyethylene glycol (1500, 4000, 6000 and 8000)

CAS Nr.
25322-68-3
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Polyethylene glycol is produced by the interaction of ethylene oxide with water, ethylene glycol, or ethylene glycol oligomers. The reaction is catalyzed by acidic or basic catalysts.

Identification

CAS no. 25322-68-3
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EC no.
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500-038-2
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Molecul formula
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(C2-H4-O)mult-H2-O
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REACH status
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01-2119958801-32
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Synonyms
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Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl),α-hydro-ω-hydroxy- Ethane-1,2-diol, ethoxylated
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E-number / INCI name
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N.A. / PEG-n

Properties

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Appearance
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White to very pale yellow waxy solid
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Density (20°C)
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1,116
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Refractive index (20°C)
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1,469
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Melting point (°C)
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43-57

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