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- CAS NO.: 25322-68-3/68441-17-8
- EINECS No.: 203-473-3
- Molecular Formula: H-(-OCH2CH2-)n-OH
Product Name: PEO
Molecular Weight: 50000-6000000
Synonyms: POLYETHYLENE, OXIDIZED; Polyethylene oxidized; polyethylene oxide; Ethene, homopolymer, oxidized; Ployoxyethylene; POLYETHYLENE OXIDIZED ACID NUMBER 17
Appearance: White granular powder
PEO, CAS 25322-68-3/68441-17-8, also called Polyethylene oxidize, is white granular powder. It is soluble in water and some organic solvents, whose solution is of great viscidity in low concentration. With the features of flocculation, thickening, lubrication, water retention, controlled release, etc, PEO, CAS 25322-68-3/68441-17-8, enjoys wide application in various fields. In medicine industry, due to its low toxicity and viscidity, pills can be coated with the solution of PEO to slow down their diffusion rate in human body, highly increasing the efficiency of pills. In gas extraction industry, PEO, CAS 25322-68-3/68441-17-8, can be applied in the drilling fluid as a thickening and lubricating medium to enhance the fluid quality and prevent corrosion from acid. PEO solution can be also used in cleaning agent and soap, making the skin softer and smoother. PEO, CAS 25322-68-3/68441-17-8, also enjoys wide application in industry of fine chemicals, such as dust-prove agent, recycling chemistry ice packs, additives in hairspray and so on.