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Polyethylene Glycol

  • CAS # 25322-68-3
  • Formula : HO(CH₂CH₂O)nH
Brands : Polyethylene Glycol Polyethylene Glycol
Synonym : PEG
Related categories : Pharmaceutical Ingredients, Specialty Chemicals, Biopharma & In-Vitro Diagnostics
Boiling point : >200 °C (at 1013 hPa)
Melting point : 5 °C
Solubility : Readily soluble in water, ethanol, acetone, glycols and chloroform. insoluble in ether, paraffin, oils and fats
Molecular Weight : 380 - 430 g/mol
Density : 1.128 g/mL
Storage Temperature : 15-25 °C
Lead Time: available in 6 weeks

Product Information

Polyethylene glycol is used as solubilizing agent, solvent vehicle, ointment base, emulsion stabilizer, suspending agent and a plasticizer. It is widely used in pharmaceutical formulations; its application is in almost all dosage forms including solid oral, semi-solid, topical and parenteral formulations. Aceto offers both sourced and proprietary forms of Polyethylene Glycol to enable customers the best choice for fit and function. And, we manufacture Polyethylene Glycol 400 in both our A&C and Finar manufacturing facilities. A&C's Polyethylene Glycol 400 USP-NF is a short chain non-ionic surfactant manufactured according to the USP-NF specifications. It is a viscous, colorless short chain and low toxicity polyethylene glycol designed specifically for excipient applications. Finar’s Polyethylene Glycol 400 complies with Ph.Eur. And USP-NF.

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Properties, Uses, Production

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