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CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 Powder

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


  • Fragrance carrier 
  • Binder and plasticizer for green-body formation in ceramics 
  • Wetting for after wash automotive sprays 
  • Household cleaners 
  • Dye carrier 
  • Lubricants 
  • Mining 
  • Mold release agent 
  • Plasticizer 
  • Wood treating


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 Solid

The ultimate all-in-one deal for household cleaners and ceramics

Do you want water solubility, nonvolatility, inertness and lubricity? Receive all the properties you desire in one convenient, versatile product with CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) 8000. CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 is an ideal choice for a variety of household product applications.

CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 serves as an excellent laundry aid for powdered detergents in need of anti-caking properties, and acts as a carrier for starch. Its binding properties make this PEG ideal for detergent cake applications and toilet bowl cleaners with added dissolution control to deliver the convenient and high-performing solutions consumers desire.

In ceramics applications, CARBOWAX™ Polyethylene Glycol 8000 delivers the extra edge products need as a plasticizer, binder, and carrier with easy and smooth distribution, good lubricity for mold and die release, improved green-strength and easy burn-off without residue.

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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