PEG 6000

POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 6000

HS Code PEG 6000  39072090

Description

Polyethylene glycol, referred to as PEG, is used as an inactive ingredient in the pharmaceutical industry as a solvent, plasticizer, surfactant, ointments and suppository base, and tablet and capsule lubricant. ... PEG 3350 is a laxative available over-the-counter by the name of Miralax.

Properties

Boiling Pt: Min. 250°C (1013 hPa)
Melting Pt: 55 to 62 °C
Density: 1.13 g/cm³ (20°C)
Appearance White or almost white, waxy or paraffin-like
Solubility: Soluble in water

PEG 6000 USES / PEG 6000 APPLICATION

Industrial uses

Nitrate ester-plasticized polyethylene glycol is used in Trident II ballistic missile solid rocket fuel.

Dimethyl ethers of PEG 6000 are the key ingredient of Selexol, a solvent used by coal burning, integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power plants to remove carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide from the gas waste stream.

PEG 6000 has been used as the gate insulator in an electric double-layer transistor to induce superconductivity in an insulator.

PEG 6000 is also used as a polymer host for solid polymer electrolytes.

PEG-6000 acts as binder & dry lubricant due to its laminar structure and therefore can be used in the manufacture of pills and tablets for certain pharmacutical preparations . In rubber industry , PEG-6000 can be used as a mould release agent

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