PEG-6
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PEG-6
Alias
3,6,9,12,15-Pentaoxaheptadecane-1,17-diol
Hexaethylene glycol
Polyoxyethylene (6)
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Polyether
CAS No.
2615-15-8
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C12H26O7
Molecular Weight: 282.33
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: colorless transparent liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 32000mg/Kg; guinea pig oral LD50: 20000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent solubilizing, dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating, wetting abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
98
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as solvent. eg: paints, nitrocellulose.
Use as plasticizer; or used in synthesis of plasticizers.
Humectant, solvent in personal care products.
Use as solubilizing agent.
Use as adhesive.
Use as lubricant.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:2615-15-8
Update: 20130928(1);

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