INTRODUCTION

Polyethylene glycols (PEG), also known as macrogols, are liquid or solid polymers of the general formula H(OCH2CH2)n OH, where n is greater or equal to four.

MANUFACTURE

PEG’s are produced by the interaction of ethylene oxide with water, ethylene glycol or ethylene glycol oligomers. The reaction is catalyzed by acidic or basic catalysts

SynonymPoly(oxyethylene),
Poly(ethylene oxide) ; Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-hydro-ω-hydroxy-
CAS no.25322-68-3
EINECS no.500-038-2
Molecular formulaH(OCH2CH2)nOH
Molecular weight200 to several million 
Structure

APPLICATIONS

The outstanding features of the PEGs include their wide compatibility across a range of solvents, wide viscosity range, and hygroscopicity. They are odorless, colorless and show excellent lubricity with low or no toxicity and low volatility.

PEG’s find an increasing use in the Pharma and Personal Care industries:

Pharma
Capsule and tablet binder
Ointment bases
Liquid preparations
Cosmetic and Personal care
Antiseptic dental cream
Deodorant sticks and roll-ons
Hair dressing preparation
Shaving creams
Soaps

SPECIFICATIONS

ProductAppearanceAvg. Molecular WeightViscosity range @ 98.9°C, cSt
Polyethylene Glycol 200Liquid190 – 2104.0 – 4.2
Polyethylene Glycol 400Liquid380 – 4206.8 – 8.0
Polyethylene Glycol 600Liquid570 – 6309.9 – 11.3
Polyethylene Glycol 1000Waxy Solid900 – 110016.0 – 19.0
Polyethylene Glycol 1500Solid Flakes1400 – 160026.0 – 33.0
Polyethylene Glycol 3350Flakes & Powder3015 – 368576.0 – 110.0
Polyethylene Glycol 4000Flakes & Powder3800 – 4400110.0 – 158.0
Polyethylene Glycol 6000Flakes & Powder5400 – 6600250.0 – 390.0
Polyethylene Glycol 8000Flakes & Powder7000-9000470.0 – 900.0

PACKING

25 | 50 | 200 Kg drums

STORAGE

Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

CERTIFICATIONS

ISO | GMP | Kosher | Halal

GRADES AVAILABLE

EP | USP | BP

Non Pharma Grades are also available

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