Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) is a petroleum-derived polymer that is also known as PEO (Polyethylene oxide) and POE (Polyoxyethylene). The number 8000 mentioned with the Polyethylene Glycol 8000, NF Grade describes its average molecular weight. It is a water-soluble liquid that can be utilized as an emulsifier, wetting agent, and lubricant in pharmaceutical andpersonal care products. It is a colorless, oily liquid with a pleasant flavor and mild odor. The Polyethylene Glycol 8000, NF Grade available at Lab Alley is a high-quality reagent that has been certified by the National Formulary (NF), which makes it suitable for biological substances, dosage forms, compounded preparations, medical devices, and dietary supplements.
Polyethylene Glycol 8000, NF Grade Features:
|Average molecular weight||87.5-112.5% of the labeled nominal Value|
|Completeness and Color of Solution||Passes Test|
|Actual Viscosity@98.9±0.3°C(210*F)||470-900 cs|
|pH of a 5% Solution@25°C||4.5-7.5|
|Residue on Ignition||0.1%|
|Heavy Metals||5 ppm|
|Free Ethylene Oxide||10 ug/g|
|Free 1,4-Dioxane||10 ug/g|
|Organic Volatile Impurities||Passes Test|
- Mass Spectroscopy
- Gas Chromatography
- Synthetic waxes
This chemical is not considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)
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