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CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 1450 Flake

Polyethylene Glycol that provides enhanced solvency, lubricity, hygroscopicity and other important functional properties in a wide range of formulations.


  • Spreading agent and binder in shoe polishes
  • Modifier for water-dispersible alkyd resins in paints and coating applications
  • Plasticizer for hot melt adhesives
  • Humectant for label adhesives
  • Antistatic agents
  • Ceramic glaze
  • Chemical intermediates
  • Inks
  • Mold release agent
  • Wood treating
  • Grinding aid and lubricant for powder processing in ceramics
  • Binder and plasticizer for green-body formation in ceramics


These values are typical properties and are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

  • % Actives Yes No 100%
  • Contains Inhibitor Yes No Yes (100 ppm BHT)
  • Form Yes No Flake, Solid
  • Melting or Freezing Range Yes No 42 to 46 °C
  • Molecular Weight Yes No 1305 to 1595 g/mol
  • Solubility in Water (20°C, % by wt) Yes No 72
  • Viscosity (100°C) Yes No 26 cSt
  • Viscosity (50% dissolution in water @ 20°C) Yes No NA cP

Make the smart choice. Pick the product with all the traits you want.

By combining water solubility, nonvolatility, inertness and lubricity, CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 1450 Flake addresses all the properties you desire and is flexible to fit a wide range of household needs. It’s plasticizing, binding and modifying properties make CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 1450 Flake a versatile solution for shoe polishes, labeling, ceramics and paints and coating applications.

CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycols (PEGs), a family of water soluble linear polymers, are among the most versatile chemical ingredients available to formulators and manufacturers. They are available in a wide range of viscosities, weights from 200 to 8000 and melting points for optimal formulation flexibility in applications including ceramics, lubricants, soaps and detergents, and toilet bowl cleaners. By choosing a suitable product grade, you can achieve the desired balance of water solubility, hygroscopicity, vapor pressure, melting or freezing range, and viscosity.

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