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Polyethylene Glycol 400 (PEG 400)

Polyethylene Glycol 400 (PEG 400)

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Where Can I Buy Polyethylene Glycol in the UK?

ReAgent is one of the leading chemical manufacturers and suppliers in the UK. With almost 50 years' experience, and accreditations to a wealth of ISO Standards, we manufacture and supply high-quality polyethylene glycol (PEG) in a range of batch sizes and concentrations. Buy online and choose from PEG 300, PEG 400 and even PEG 4000 with discounts available on bulk orders.

All of our products are 100% quality guaranteed and delivered to your business with ADR licensed couriers. If you would like more information on what ReAgent can do for your business, contact us today and speak with a member of our expert team.

ReAgent sells polyethylene glycol in containers of 25 litres or 25 kg. Precautions must be taken at all times when handling chemicals. For more information, please refer to our MSDS page.

What is Polyethylene Glycol (PEG)?

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound and refers to a polymer of ethylene oxide. Depending on the molecular weight of the substance, polyethylene glycol can be known as either polyglycol,  polyoxyethylene (POE) or polyethylene oxide (PEO).

While this substance is insoluble in solvents like diethyl ether or hexane, it is soluble is solvents like benzene, methanol and water.

What is PEG Used For?

PEG has uses in a variety of industries. It is used in the medical field, in industrial applications, in the commercial industry and in laboratory applications. Some examples of its applications include:

  • PEG is often used as the base chemical for laxative medication
  • Manufacture of ceramics as a binding compound
  • If bound with nitrate ester, PEG can be used as a form of rocket fuel
  • Vital ingredient in toothpaste as it works as a dispersant
  • PEG can be used in ink cartridges for jet printers
  • PEG can help to detect antibodies and antigens in blood analysis
  • Applying high osmotic pressure in experimental membranes