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LC4773 Polyethylene glycol 4000
(scales) Ph Eur

 

Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC31773 Plastic bottle 5 kg Inquire

 

Product information
Grade Ph Eur
Synonyms Polyglycol, Polyethylene oxide, Polyoxy ethylene, PEG 4000
Hill Formula HO(C2H4O)nH
Chemical formula HO(C2H4O)nH
HS Code 3404 20 00
EC number 500-038-2
Molar mass 3500 g/mol
CAS number 25322-68-3

 

Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature >320 °C DIN 51794
Solubility 500 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 53 – 58 °C
Molar mass 3500 g/mol
Density 1.2 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 400 – 500 kg/m3
pH value 5 – 7 (100 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Vapor pressure < – 0.01 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 250 °C
Viscosity kinematic 76 – 110 mm2/s (98 °C)

 

Safety information
RTECS TQ4050000
Storage class 10 – 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.

 

Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code No Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR No Dangerous Good

 

Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 28000 mg/kg

 

Specifications
Appearance white or almost white solid with a waxy or paraffin-like appearance
Identity passes test
Appearance of solution passes test
Acidic or alkaline impurities passes test
Density (d 20/20) about 1.080 (50% solution)
Viscosity
– 20 °C
106 – 131 mm2/s
– 20 °C 114 – 142 mPas
Solidification point 53 – 59 °C
Hydroxyl value 25 – 32
Average molecular mass 3700 – 4400
Reducing substances passes test
Formaldehyde ≤ 30 ppm
Ethylene oxide (GC) ≤ 1 ppm
Dioxane (GC) ≤ 10 ppm
Heavy metals ≤ 20 ppm
Water (K. F.) ≤ 1.0 %
Sulfated ash ≤ 0.2 %