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Compound Summary for: CID 5327147

Polyethylene Glycols

Also known as: 2,5,8,11,14,17,20,23,26,29,32,35,38,41,44,47,50,53,56,59,62,65,68,71,74,77,80-HEPTACOSAOXADOOCTACONTAN-82-OL; PEU; CHEBI:44817; PEG 8000
Molecular Formula: C55H112O28   Molecular Weight: 1221.46098   InChIKey: ISGUIIHZEJGUGQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Polymers of ETHYLENE OXIDE and water, and their ethers. They vary in consistency from liquid to solid depending on the molecular weight indicated by a number following the name. They are used as SURFACTANTS, dispersing agents, solvents, ointment and suppository bases, vehicles, and tablet excipients. Some specific groups are NONOXYNOLS, OCTOXYNOLS, and POLOXAMERS.   From: MeSH
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